Micky Hammond Racing > Whether we have a new horse or a winner, we always have something to shout about

Angel Meadow Heads to York in the Yorkshire Equine Practice Handicap 5.05pm

Angel Meadow returns to the course she was successful on last year, she will cope with the ground and is working nicely at home. Has shown in the past she goes well fresh, and we would like to think that she had a good chance of winning prize money hopefully today!

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Onlyfoolsownhorses WINS AGAIN!

Great to see “Peter” follow up his Carlisle win. Owners Richard and Katherine Gilbert have been great supporters of the yard in recent years. We feel with “Peter” he is a nice chasing prospect for the future. He has taken his race well but it is a long way up to Perth there and back in…

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Sad end to the week.

We sadly ended the week’s racing on a sad note when we lost Triangulate at Thirsk races – a horse that was showing promise for a nice flat career he had a big personality and will be sorely missed by all. Sleep tight ‘Rangle’.

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Waterclock finally Clocks into the winner’s enclosure…

Waterclock: great to see Waterclock back in the winners enclosure under a strong ride from Hugo. The horse ran in snatches but Hugo was cool and confident on him, when kicking him to the front just after the last winning by 1/2 a length another great week for the team!

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Swinton Diamond “Shines” at Market Rasen!

Swinton Diamond: Rode handy by Joe Colliver throughout, to take it up after the second last , stuck to the task well winning by 2 lengths – the drying ground has helped him and we are learning more about him as time goes on.

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Onlyfoolsownhorses WINS at Carlisle!

Onlyfoolsownhorses wins at Carlisle for Richard and Katherine Gilbert. “Peter” as he is known in the yard has taken time to mature but proving with every run that he is more than eager to please. Finian gave him a good education along with a strong, persistent and stylish ride. 

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Endless Credit makes all for Perth chase win

We made another successful raid across the border today as Mike and Eileen Newbould’s seven year old High Chaparral gelding Endless Credit (16/1) opened his chasing account in great style, making all the running to win the two mile novices’ handicap chase at Perth under a well judged ride from our conditional jockey Fin O’Toole. Endless…

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Joe shines again as Late Date relishes Perth stamina test

Our amateur jockey Joe Wright continued in flying form as he steered County Set Six & Partner’s Late Date (11/2) to a maiden hurdles success in the three mile amateur riders’ handicap hurdle at Perth this afternoon. A former Irish point to point winner, Late Date was always going to appreciate the step up to…

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Smooth Hexham success for Applaus

Joe Buzzeo’s five year old Tiger Hill gelding Applaus (11/4) was given an excellent ride by Henry Brooke as he ran out a clear cut winner of the opening two mile novices’ hurdle at Hexham this afternoon. Applaus, who lost his maiden tag over hurdles in testing conditions at Newcastle in February and also won…

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Hexham: Joe’s star continues to rise

Our Carlisle born amateur jockey Joe Wright is in fantastic form in the saddle and he’ll once again earn plenty of plaudits for his winning ride aboard Middleham handler Justin Landy’s prolific pointer Ardea in this afternoon’s open hunters’ chase at Hexham. Ardea, a previous winner under Rules at the Northumberland track in last year’s…

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