A big change this week with autumn weather bringing strong winds and heavy showers, cooler behind the front and all dried up quickly again.  Two runners declared at Hexham tomorrow on ground that will hopefully be on the soft side of good; McGinty’s Dream in the 2.25, Lucy rides and 8 run, a good little […]

30 September 2016|

Boom, boom – it’s been a while!

Cooler again today, autumn definitely creeping up on us.

A heart-stopping win from Jet Master at Perth yesterday, came from last to first in the home straight getting up in the shadow of the post under the strongest of drives from Lucy; tremendous stuff and brilliant to get off the mark for the new season at […]

23 September 2016|

Lucky or unlucky?

Wet overnight but the sun is shining now and it looks like being a glorious autumn day for Perth’s final meeting of the season, and one would have to say it ought to there best meeting of the season with a cracking card including a clash between the last two winners of the Champion Bumper […]

22 September 2016|

Perth today

Chilly this morning but fine and dry and delighted that we have a runner at Perth this afternoon where the ground looks like being on the easy side of good;  Landecker runs in the 4.40, Lucy rides and 10 runs in what is a decent but quite open handicap.

He ran well to be runner up at […]

21 September 2016|

Action please!

A stunning morning, cooler but a fine day and a settled forecast should allow us to get everything finished up on the farm this week.

And a thoroughly enjoyable Owners Lunch yesterday preceded by a parade of 36 horses all immaculately turned out by the team, some great pictures from Frank, a few today, more to follow!

It’s […]

19 September 2016|

Some September news

A dull sort of day, warm, muggy, still, but nothing like the extremes of the South and generally a fine spell of weather and a busy time with the horses progressing nicely.

No runners today at Kelso but heading there later for a meeting and to support the Jockey’s showjumping challenge, just hope Lucy and Kit […]

14 September 2016|


A lovely warm late summer’s day, perfect.  No runners at Perth tomorrow, hopefully a few for the late September meeting but good to see thier poor entries have converted very well into declarations and an excellent looking card beckons so I suspect I will sneak up there for a few hours.

Won’t be there on Tuesday […]

4 September 2016|