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Tyrell going for a Market Rasen follow up

Craig Buckingham’s young hurdler Tyrell put in an improved performance to win at Catterick last month and he’s off to Market Rasen tomorrow to try and follow up off a 5lbs higher mark in the 2m7f handicap hurdle at 3.45. The five year old son of Teofilo was a comfortable scorer over just short of…

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We’re all set for Middleham Open Day!

Middleham Open Day returns to its traditional Good Friday slot this year, which means that along with eleven other local training establishments, we’ll be opening our doors to the public this coming Friday (30th March). Tickets for the event cost just £10, with free admission for under 16s and a reduced price of £7 for…

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Camillas Wish returns with big weight at Sedgefield

We’ll have four runners heading up the A1 to Sedgefield tomorrow and we’re looking forward to getting David Proos’ nine year old Camillas Wish back onto the racecourse in the staying handicap chase at 4.30. The mare was really progressive for Richard Ford last summer, winning four times under our lady amateur Becky Smith, her…

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Just Cameron set for long trip to Ludlow

Paul and Jean Chapman’s Castleford Chase winner Just Cameron is off on a 400 mile round trip tomorrow as he makes his first ever visit to Ludlow. The high class eleven year old would comfortably have made the cut for last week’s Grand Annual at Cheltenham, but he’s always seemed more at home in these…

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Dedigout looking to go one better at Wetherby

Today’s meeting at Wetherby got the go ahead after an inspection yesterday and that’s good news for us, as we’ll have runners in four of the seven races. Lady Of The Rea has her second start for us in the selling hurdle over an extended 2m5f at 2.00. The seven year old Scorpion mare was…

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Seconds out….Hugo and Martin impress on Racing Staff Boxing Night

Two members of our team, Martin Benson and conditional jockey Hugo Thompson Brown, were in action at the William Hill Racing Staff Boxing Night, held in aid of Racing Welfare, at Goffs’ Doncaster Sales complex on Saturday evening. Martin (right) ready for action at the Stable Staff Boxing Night Martin and Hugo have both been…

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Andrew’s our Cheltenham Champion!

Well done to Andrew Baker, who won our inter-yard Cheltenham tipping competition last week with four winning selections from the eight qualifying races. Lizzie Kelly and Coo Star Sivola were a popular choice in our Cheltenham competition Andrew. who’s a member of all of our racing clubs, picked both winners on day one – Coo…

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A special good luck message from Oakwood Stables

Someone will be missing from our team at Hexham tomorrow afternoon, but he has a pretty good excuse. It’s not every day that a horse trained in Middleham goes to the Cheltenham Festival as favourite for one of the feature races. From all of us here at Oakwood Stables we’d like to say a massive…

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Cornerstone Lad heads back to Hexham

We toyed with the idea of running the progressive Cornerstone Lad in today’s Fred Winter at Cheltenham, but instead Mary Lofthouse’s four year old heads to Hexham tomorrow to contest the slightly less competitive looking two mile novices’ hurdle at 1.45. Cornerstone Lad will be returning at the scene of his hurdles debut success, having…

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Becks and Justforjames swoop late for Sedgefield success

J4J Partnership’s nine year old Justforjames (3/1) came with a decisive late run under our head girl Becky Smith to beat the front running Instant Replay in the novices’ handicap chase at a very muddy Sedgefield this afternoon. Everything seemed to be going to plan for the odds on favourite until Justforjames, who had looked…

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