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Thurlow Ride

Sarah, on Knight's Parade, led a string from the yard on the annual Thurlow Ride on Sunday, 17 September. The ride extends for some 12 miles from the old second world war airfield at Weston Woods, only 1/2 mile from the yard, over the lovely Thurlow estate to Little Thurlow and beyond and then back [...]

By |September 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Thurlow Ride

Sun shines on Sarah’s Open Day

We enjoyed lovely weather for our Open Day on Saturday, 9 September and were delighted by the number of owners and others that came along. After watching the parade of horses in training, including some exciting new recruits, and inspecting the stables and other facilities, guests were offered a buffet lunch of delicious pork and [...]

By |September 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Sun shines on Sarah’s Open Day

William and Verona win East Anglian Title

William and Verona ran a great race to win the 148 cm pony race final to win the East Anglian final at Fakenham on Sunday 4 June, shown on the ATR television channel. It was an exciting race and all the jockeys rode well. Verona was at the back of the group going down the back [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on William and Verona win East Anglian Title

Knight’s Parade 2nd Again!

Knight's Parade ran another good race to finish 2nd in the 2 mile 4 1/2 furlong handicap hurdle at Huntingdon on Bank Holiday Monday, 29 May. Although sent off last in the betting at 8 to 1, KP travelled and jumped really well throughout the race and stayed on nicely to be beaten by less than 2 [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Knight’s Parade 2nd Again!

Very Happy Chappy wins at Huntingdon!

We were thrilled that The Happy Chappy got off the mark to  the stayers' 3 mile 1 furlong handicap hurdle at Huntingdon on 23 May. He was given a great ride by Nick Scholfield and, although he had dropped back towards the tail of the field 4 out, Nick (as planned) asked for a real effort after the [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Very Happy Chappy wins at Huntingdon!

Legend Does It Again!

Legend To Be gave us another thrilling weekend when he won the Restricted Race at Penshurst point to point races on Saturday, 22 April. Dickie Collinson, who was riding him again, said that this was an even better performance than at Higham. Given the drying ground, it was not surprisingly that the field sizes were [...]

By |April 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Legend Does It Again!

Legend, Verona and Mouse: Win, win, win!

What a week! Verona scored a win in the first Charles Owen pony race of the season, then Mouse won at Cheltenham and, to cap a great week, Legend won at Higham! Cudlic Verona's win followed on from her wins at Horseheath and Penshurst in the point to point series of pony racing. The Charles Owen series [...]

By |April 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Legend, Verona and Mouse: Win, win, win!

Midnight Mum!

Midnight Mum! Call at Midnight had a filly foal just after the stroke of midnight on 12 April. The foal is very sweet and remarkably bold and adventurous and Midnight is a proud and protective mum. The foal is by Pether's Moon, who is a first season sire and is still only 7 years old. [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Midnight Mum!

Larteta Placed Again

Larteta ran with great enthusisam and finished 4th - from well out of the handicap - in the stayers' chase at Huntingdon on 3 April. He was given a very good ride by Trevor Whelan who loved him and praised his jumping, which he said was very impressive, particularly given Larteta's relatively small size. He [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Larteta Placed Again

Another win for Verona and a debut for Mouse!

Cudlic Verona made it 2 wins from 2 runs this season as she won a competitive race at Penshurst in Kent on 26 March. It was a very exciting race in which Bongo Bay and Verona drew ahead in the back straight and had a good battle until William managed to go on by a [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Another win for Verona and a debut for Mouse!