James Ewart Racing News

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The start of October marks a new round for the Craig Farm Syndicate with membership available for either six or twelve months.   This year we have three very promising horses: Lake Takapuna Already a five times winner including success at Kelso Raceourse. Lake Takapuna at Doncaster Jim’s Apple A classy and attractive mare who has twice been runner-up in Irish Points-to-Points. Jim's Applee...

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Looking Forward...

As we look forward to the new season, we are delighted to welcome back a previous stable star to parade at our Owners’ Day next weekend on Sunday 11th September. Between December 2012 and July 2019, Sleep in First won six times over fences and four times over hurdles with a further six seconds and eight thirds so he was a great fun...

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Summer Round Up

The horses have really thrived at grass this summer and it works so well to have them here so we can deal with any problems immediately as they arise.  We are looking forward to bringing them in soon and preparing them for the season ahead. We are delighted to have a new Yard Sponsor – Fitzdares “The World’s Finest Bookmaker”!  Their aim is...

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Looking For The Line!

Plenty has been happening since our last blog.   The highlight was the aptly named Hold Onto The Line  who held on gamely to win his second race at Musselburgh on 25th March by a neck!  This was their Go North Series Finals meeting and their last jumps fixture which in glorious sunshine attracted a large crowd. Hold Onto The Line winning at Musselburgh...

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Coming and Going

There has been plenty going on in the yard over the last few weeks with two of our stable stalwarts retiring and exciting new horses arriving.    Ascot de Bruyere was purchased privately by James in 2016 from French trainer Antoine Lamotte D’Argy in 2016.   This good-looking son of Kapgarde was a Newcastle specialist who won four of his six races for us there...

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