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STORMIN NORMAN winning yesterday under a great ride from Becky Smith its just what racing is all about. Norman was purchased shortly after the passing of Noman Smith,  Becky and Gemma’s father. Friends of Norman all clubbed together to buy Stormin Norman naming themselves the Monday Club which was the usual gathering night at his…

A Good Day’s Racing

A good days racing yesterday at Sedgefield. Enfin Phil kicked off our runners in the 4.20pm finishing a worthy second given the red hot favorite a run for its money. Following in the 4.55pm Strike West this was a test of his stamina but he proved us well finishing a great second. Closing the day…


We head to Hexham today with DONT DELAY in the 3.15pm under Emma Smith Chaston. Dont Delay has not disappointed in any of his runs, being a course and distance winner here we are hopeful for a good run. Wishing all connections the very best of luck!  

Newcastle Bound

Today we head to Newcastle with 5 runners. We kick off with Wishing Well in the 2pm Novices Handicap Hurdle with Alain Cawley on board, we are hoping to see improvement today. Forever Dylan runs in the 2.30pm under Alain Cawley again, Dylan has shown some good previous performances. Caraline is expected to show a…


Well done to our Amateur Jockey Becky Smith on riding her first double. Having two wins from two rides, Becky kicked off racing at Catterick winning the 2.20 on Trapper Peak for Stef Keniry and owner Mr James King. Just for James in the 4.20 was Becky’s next ride, who jumped effortlessly taking up the…

Keeping it Local

We send 4 runners to Catterick today 2.20 we run Rockliffe who won here previously under Amy Waugh, we are looking for another good run. 4.20 Just For James under Becky Smith, the ground wouldnt be most suited to him, however with a small field and a steady gallop should see him show a good…

February Flavour Finian O’Toole

Our chosen calendar picture for February being Finian O’Toole aboard Alderbrook Lad. Update on Fin, since his fall in November, causing serious injuries to his pelvis and bladder, Fin remains on the sidelines whilst he heals, he is currently awaiting further surgery in March to get him another step closer to returning to the saddle….


It was great to get back out on the track, sending our first runner Cornerstone Lad to Kelso in the Morebattle Hurdle, finishing a pleasing third for owner Mary Lofthouse and rider groom Tab Threadgall.

Only 5 days to go!

The whole team are right behind Ian in the support of his nomination for the Godolphin award. All fingers and hooves are crossed! #Godolphin stud and stable staff awards#ourIan


We would like to thank all of our owners and supporters with their patience and understanding of the recent closure to racing. We are delighted we can now get back on the track.

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