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Team Hammond in treble form at Sedgefield again!

Beer Goggles (4/1), Auldthunder (3/1) and Roxyfet (3/1jf) all relished the testing conditions at a wintry Sedgefield today as we enjoyed our second successive treble at the Durham track. Our first two winners were ridden by a stylish Joe Colliver (above), who chalked up the 60th success of his career aboard Beer Goggles in the…

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That was the week that was….

It’s not every week that a relatively low profile Yorkshire yard makes local and national headlines, so we’re not going to make any apologies for sharing a few of them here! Seven days ago we were down in the West End ahead of the Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff awards, hoping that one of our…

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Fin’s 118/1 treble on memorable day at Sedgefield

Our 23 year old conditional jockey Finian O’Toole (below) chalked up the first treble of his fledgling career as he produced top class rides to win the three handicap chases at Sedgefield ths afternoon aboard Oscar O’Scar (100/30), Verko (7/4) and Roxyfet (9/1). Prior to today, Galway born Fin was yet to ride a double…

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Late news from London: Our Gemma picks up top Stable Staff award!

Team Hammond proudly flew the flag for the north at Monday evening’s Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge and having already been presented with the Leadership Award, our assistant trainer Gemma Hogg rounded off a memorable night by being named Employee of the Year. Gemma, 34, was presented…

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The ups and downs of life with Dancer

Danceintothelight might not have been the best horse we’ve ever had but he was certainly one of our most popular and recognisable inmates, and it’s been a little bit strange these last couple of days coming into the yard knowing that the tough and durable little eight year old grey, who was almost part of…

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Just Cameron completes quickfire chasing hat trick

Our exciting novice Just Cameron (11/2), owned by Paul and Jean Chapman, made most of the running and jumped superbly in his first handicap chase to land the opener at Haydock today under our conditional Joe Colliver. Just Cameron was carrying top weight after two impressive wins in novice events at Ayr and Carlisle, today’s…

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The Tour de France comes to Middleham!

The Tour de France came to Yorkshire and Yorkshire did the Tour de France proud. Rarely can such amazing scenes have been witnessed in any sport, let alone a sporting event which normally belongs to another country and was merely visiting our amazing county. We’re honoured to have been a small part of it and…

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Becky’s big day as Maxwil wins for Team Hammond at the point-to-point!

Since injuring her knee in December our head girl and amateur jock Becky Smith hasn’t been able to ride, but not one for sitting around and feeling sorry for herself, Becks decided to have a go at training a horse with the intention of running in point-to-points. The horse in question was nine year old three-time…

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