Up and Running!

We are now starting to have our first runners after the summer break and this is the result of many weeks of hard work by everyone.   First of all the slow exercise to start the fittening process, progressing on to cantering and gradually building this up so that in that in the last few weeks we have been able to do some vital...
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Straight From The Trainer's Mouth...

It will be no surprise to hear from James that after the exceptionally wet weather in August and September, the going on the grass gallops is heavy and not what you would expect at this time of year.   However, it does mean that the horses are further on than normal as they are having to work harder and this is improving their fitness...
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The Present and the Past

James Ewart Racing Open Day On Sunday 1st September over 130 owners and supporters gathered at the yard for the 14th  Open Day. It was warm and sunny with only the odd shower which was an amazing break in an otherwise well-established wet and windy weather pattern. Chairs were arranged for viewing the parade and we enjoyed basking in the sunshine. George Stanners...
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Wonderful Wishes!

Lord Wishes continued the good form of our older horses when he ran out the easy winner of the 2 mile 5 furlong Handicap Chase at Cartmel. Many of our staff are on their well- deserved holidays at the moment and after last summer’s blazing June, we are back to a normal Scottish summer.   However, we are forecast a heatwave over the next...
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Hexham Proves a Happy Hunting Ground

We have had a good start to the new National Hunt season with three winners from six runners - all at Hexham.   We were delighted that Brian Hughes’s first ride back for the yard after his horrible fall in April was a winning one! Brian too has had a flying start and won the championship title of Stobart Northern Jump Jockey of the...
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