the sting in the tail…

of this awful winter appears to be the horrendous storm that started last night and looks like lasting for another 24 hours, Newcastle today has been abandoned and the staff are having to show renewed levels of stoicism riding out in 40 mph winds accompanying heavy sleet and snow. Fortunately we had a busy time […]

30 March 2010|


Half of Tyneside seemed to be at Gosforth Park for the racing yesterday and they were in good voice having been stirred up by a fabulous week’s racing at Cheltenham and lashings of Guinness who were sponsoring the day. Both our runners finished 2nd which in some ways was excellent but also slightly painful, Native […]

21 March 2010|

hitting the crossbar..

Isla Pearl Fisher (pictured) put up a much improved effort to finish 4th of 9 at Carlisle on Thursday, after a few sketchy jumps early on he seemed to settle into a rhythm and hopefully he is now getting the hang of the job, we will look for a suitable handicap for him. After IPF’s […]

14 March 2010|

the week rolls on

Papamoa made a most encouraging racecourse debut on Tuesday finishing 5th of 14 with some decent horses behind him. Seeking Power decided to have a sore foot and was lame so he didn’t run, he appears sound now though. It is too late to have him ready for Ayr on Saturday so he will revert […]

11 March 2010|

Oh dear…

well, the only horse that ran below expectations at the weekend was the one owned by Mrs A, Commercial Express, hmm, clearly not as fit as trainer thought, “ground” said he, luckily we travelled to Alnwick in seperate cars… later in the afternoon Almost Blue put up a decent effort on ground far softer than […]

8 March 2010|

Busy weekend (we hope)

Weather permitting we will have a busy time this weekend starting with Native Coll in the 1.55 at Kelso, he’s a bit wrong at the weights and its a step up in class but I have been longing to run him over fences at Kelso which I think will suit him and frankly, with the […]

5 March 2010|