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8th July 2019 - Progressive Hope Wins Again

Now is the time of year when the 3yr olds begin to take on their elder counterparts on a more regular basis. As horses mature and strengthen up the closed handicaps begin to get fewer and youth starts to take on experience. Having already [..]

3rd July 2019 - Win Number 5 For Star Performer Pennsylvania Dutch

“The handicapper has caught up with him” is a term used quite a few times this year with Pennsylvania Dutch this season. Having started the year out as a horse who was well handicapped, he then went to one who may be badly handicapped. [..]

2nd July 2019 - Last Empire Goes Back To Back And Looks Exciting

New rules now prevent horses from gaining a handicap mark unless they run 3 times or win twice in their first couple of runs. Last Empire had got of the mark impressively at Hamilton and returned to the track to make it a brace [..]

28th June 2019 - Dandy’s Beano On The Rise

Newcastle’s biggest meeting of the year if the 3 day Northumberland Plate meeting and it attracts huge crowds who enjoy some of the best racing on the AW. With good prize money on offer all the races get big fields and are usually fiercely [..]

10th June 2019 - Away And Gone As Roulston Scar Dominates

Sometimes there is a race that comes along which may just have a little added meaning. David Barker was a very good friend of Kevin’s and sadly passed away. He trained some cracking sprinters and one of those was Mr Wolf who really became [..]

9th June 2019 - Pennsylvania Dutch Continues To Thrive

Arguably the sprinting division is the most competitive in racing, throwing up differing results when the same horses take each other on. Why is this, well one mistake can cost you the race. It is a helter skelter ride lasting around 60 secs, a [..]

7th June 2019 - Juan Elcano Another Classy Recruit

The horses are in great form at present and the juveniles are now starting to hit the track thick and fast. Kevin has already sent out 3 debutante winners and each one was impressive in their own right. The famous yellow colours of Sheikh [..]

6th June 2019 - Brando Stars As Sprinters Deliver A Dominant Treble

There are many days when you are heading to the track fancying your chances of a big day. How many times it doesn’t work is the most frustrating thing with racing yet it is what drives all trainers on to try and find that [..]

27th May 2019 - Rathbone Has Big Shoes To Fill But He’s Going The Right Way

Yellow and Purple is know renowned in the north with top sprinters thanks to the exploits of Group 1 winners Astaire and Brando. Now it’s quite harsh on horses to expect them to live up to those standards but owners Peter Tingey and Angie [..]

25th May 2019 - Hello Youmzain Takes A Huge Scalp To Win The Sandy Lane

You can never be afraid of one horse. In racing there is no such thing as certainties but racing fans though they would have one on Saturday when the unbeaten star Calyx was unleashed in the Sandy Lane. It was seen as a penalty [..]