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Time for Tickanrun to strike?

Grange Park Racing’s Tickanrun was pulled up lame when we thought he’d run another big race at Catterick five weeks ago but he’s all set to go again now and he heads to Southwell tomorrow to try and put a well deserved end to his frustrating run of second placed finishes. The lightly raced eight…

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Super Sunday as we double up in Carlisle conditionals’ hurdles

After Caraline’s Kelso success yesterday, we rounded off an excellent weekend with two more winners, a second and a third from our four runners at Carlisle this afternoon. Our two winners came in the divided 2m1f conditional jockeys’ handicap hurdle, starting with The Cheltenham Trail’s seven year old Skywards Reward (15/8f), who confirmed the promise of…

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Four Sunday chances at Carlisle

We’ve got four runners at Carlisle this afternoon, starting with one in each division of the 2m1f conditional jockeys’ handicap hurdle. Skywards Reward (below, 1.50) won really well at Wetherby two starts back before finding only a thorough stayer too good when we stepped him up in trip at Ayr. He’s been edged up another…

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Caraline and Becks battle to thrilling Kelso success

Seven year old Caraline (9/2) defied her highest ever handicap mark as she battled to an ultra game win in Kelso’s 2m1f handicap chase under a superb ride from our lady amateur Becky Smith this afternoon. Caraline found only stablemate Applaus too good at Wetherby last week and despite being nudged up a couple of…

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In form Caraline heads north of the border

We’ll have our first runner for more than a week when Give Every Man His Due’s seven year old mare Caraline attempts to defy a career high handicap mark in the 2m1f Northern Lights Middle Distance Chase qualifier at Kelso (4.10). Caraline has to shoulder top weight in the eight runner contest but she goes…

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Two chances in Market Rasen’s Easter Monday opener

We’ll have three runners down at Market Rasen tomorrow and two of those will contest the opening handicap hurdle over two miles two and a half furlongs (2.10). Strait Run (above) arrives in great form, having followed up his breakthrough hurdle win at Sedgefield with a solid third to Instingtive at Carlisle. This is a…

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Everyone’s a winner on Open Day!

Another Middleham Open Day has been and gone and we hope everyone who visited us at Oakwood Stables and Sharp Hill Farm yesterday had a great day out, it was lovely to see you! Onlyfoolsownhorses meets and greets the Open Day visitors Run by Racing Welfare, the event was a great success as always, with…

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Our Middleham Open Day programme article in full!

It’s been another exciting and successful twelve months here at Micky Hammond Racing, with almost 50 winners coming out of our dual purpose Flat and jumps yard since last year’s Middleham Open Day. The highlight of our year was Wetherby’s Christmas Festival, when we came away with three winners including Paul and Jean Chapman’s evergreen…

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Applaus leads home a clean sweep as we win three at Wetherby

Joe Buzzeo’s six year old German bred gelding Applaus (11/1) came out on top as we dominated the 1m7f handicap chase at Wetherby this afternoon, our other runners Caraline and Roxyfet filling the places to complete a notable 1-2-3. You could make a pretty good case for all three of ours beforehand but we really…

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Red hot Becks puts cat amongst the pigeons in lady amateurs’ title race

As well as completing a 1,871/1 treble for us at Wetherby today, Witness’ success in the concluding three mile handicap hurdle saw our head girl Becky Smith move into joint first place in this season’s lady amateurs’ jumps championship. R M & T’s nine year old took full advantage of a drop in grade to…

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