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18th November 2019 - Season Review 2019

So as the weather becomes worse and the evenings are getting darker in the earlier hours the 2019 flat turf season comes to a close. What has this given the team at Hambleton Lodge? Well with 2 Group 1 winners, breaking the £1 Million [..]

25th October 2019 - Stott And Bielsa Are Marching On Together

When you share your name with a Leeds United hero it immediately increases your popularity. Many Leeds fans felt a connection with Bielsa, named after their current manager, and followed the gelding from day one. Their support has been repaid as Bielsa began his [..]

6th October 2019 - Glass Slippers Dominates The Prix De L’Abbaye

Group 1 races are the highest echelon of racing, the summit that everyone is trying to reach. That means they are the hardest races to win, attracting the best of the best. Group 1 sprints are rarely won by a wide margin, 5f Group [..]

30th September 2019 - Conga Signs Off With A Win

When you get a 3yo who won on debut as a juvenile on their only start it can really get exciting thinking of the potential that lies ahead. Just a year ago Conga made her winning debut, going down to Haydock for a fillies [..]

27th September 2019 - Magical Spirit Back On Track

Seeing any horse improve is fantastic but it can especially important with 3yr olds who are just in the infancy of their careers. Whether they were a backward juvenile or just finding the correct trip, 3yr olds have their own age races before then [..]

26th September 2019 - Ayutthaya Goes Back To Back

Confidence can be key to a horse and really help them to unlock their full potential. Once they get the feeling of getting their head in front then they thrive and it is not uncommon to see horses rack up a sequence of victories. [..]

21st September 2019 - Romantic Vision Impresses At Catterick

The new rules regarding handicapping have made it difficult for some trainers to find opportunities for juveniles. Where as you used to be able to get a mark following a win or three runs, it is now two wins or three runs. This means [..]

15th September 2019 - Slippers Storms To Group 3 Success

Pattern success is great for trainers but it can be invaluable for breeders. Owners Terry and Margaret Holdcroft, of Bearstone Stud, have seen their colours carried to victory in many top class races as well as producing high level performers sold at there various [..]

11th September 2019 - Alotabottle Steps Up Once Again

When you get a horse who has won a brace of races in quick succession but then doesn’t gain the third it is very easy to draw conclusions. Alotabottle notched two wins from his first two runs since joining the team at Hambleton Lodge. [..]

8th September 2019 - Roulston Scar Impresses In York Romp

There are some horses that just make life easy. Talent is obviously a massive plus but a likeable attitude with a horse who tries their hardest really gives them the best chance of fulfilling their potential. Rouslton Scar has all the traits to be [..]