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03/12/2013

Prince Alzian has signed off what has been a very good year for him with a comfortable win in the Lingfield Churchill Stakes Listed event. He was partnered for the second time by young apprentice Oisi...

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14/11/2013

Prince Alzain maintained his 100% record at Wolverhampton last week when destroying his rivals in the 0-105 handicap. He has ran consistently well in very good races in the latter half of this year an...

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24/10/2013

 Azrag had clearly left Epsom behind him when scoring again at Wolverhampton earlier in the month. As you may remember, he was very poorly after his run there but thankfully, it was not too long ...

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30/09/2013

Master the World put York behind him and went on to win the maiden race at Newmarket on Thursday in great style. Neil (Callan) made the most of his speed from the gates and was happy to let him gallop...

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26/09/2013

This afternoon Master the World will be taking place in the very competitive maiden here at HQ. We have put a line through his below par run at York and are happy with today’s race conditions. H...

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20/09/2013

We were pleased with Zain Spirit’s run last night. He ran a very solid race from the front and most likely emptied out 100 yards before the line. We will look to drop him back to 7f now but he&r...

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19/09/2013

Flemish School is continuing to improve and ran a very good race last night to finish third. The last place we wanted her to be was stuck on the inside rail where she can’t use her big stride bu...

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16/09/2013

We thought Zain Eagle was open to improvement and improve he did. We applied very different tactics and dropped him out. He was a little keen to get on with things for the first couple of furlongs but...

Read more about Zain Eagle Too Good for Doncaster Rivals

13/09/2013

Following up from our last update, Rainbow Beauty did not run at Thirsk due to the ground coming up very soft. It was a shame as it was an ideal spot for her and she was strong favourite. We have a ra...

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04/09/2013

It’s fair to say that the team and I are delighted with our recent runners. Firstly, Prince Alzain ran an absolute blinder to finish 3rd in the conditions race at Epsom behind two very smar...

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26/08/2013

Azrag came back with a bang to win the amateur handicap at Wolverhampton last week under a good ride from Simon Walker. He will be running again today in the “Gentleman’s Amateur Derby&rdq...

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22/08/2013

Azrag will be returning to action tonight in the 1m4f amateur rider’s handicap at Wolverhampton. We are very fortunate to have Simon Walker booked to ride him and we are confident he will g...

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16/08/2013

Last week, Sea the Skies followed up his impressive win with a good second. Little over 2 weeks since Sandown, he ran here on the July course in just a four runner race. There is always a danger of ra...

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25/07/2013

We are delighted to welcome our 2nd two year old winner onto the board.Following up from his 3rd at Newmarket, Sea the Skies won impressively at Sandown last night. (pictured below)The really good thi...

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05/07/2013

Since our last update just short of 2 weeks ago, we are very pleased to welcome two winners onto the board. Easter Diva won stylishly under the equally stylish Richard Hughes at Windsor on her seasona...

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24/06/2013

Today we have 2 runners, Easter Diva & Work Ethic.Both horses are having their first runs of the year and have been pleasing during their homework. Work Ethic runs at Wolverhampton in the 3:1...

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07/06/2013

Unfortunately, Getaway Car’s trip to Musselburgh didn’t go as well as we’d hoped. We thought the faster ground wouldn’t prove a problem but as it turns out, it didn’t sui...

Read more about Big day for the Juveniles

30/05/2013

Getaway Car provided us with a welcome winner at Salisbury last week. It was his first try over the 1m4f distance and he saw out the trip very well to score by a head. We had planned to wait...

Read more about Getaway Car aimed at Trademans Derby

22/05/2013

Last week saw both Zain Zone and Speculative bid run very well.Zain Zone was having his second start and has clearly improved greatly for his debut when finishing 2nd at Salisbury behind a typically s...

Read more about Good start for the two year olds

24/04/2013

Since the weather had been kinder to us, we have really been enjoying using the Summer Gallop. The horses are now just starting to feel warm enough to really let go of any remaining winter hairs and t...

Read more about Going the right way

23/03/2013

Since our last update, the horses have been progressing nicely and doing some very nice pieces of work on the grass gallop. The three year olds in particular are really developing well and we are impr...

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09/03/2013

Spring is in the air and we felt it was time to get the ball rolling with some updates!!The team here at Egerton have been well rested over the winter but are now training up nicely, ready for the sea...

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26/10/2012

We have an extremely busy Saturday evening at Wolverhampton planned! First of our runners is Getaway Car in the 1m+ handicap at 7.45. He has been in terrific form at home and will certainly appre...

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20/10/2012

Work Ethic stole the show at Wolverhampton last night when he lost his maiden tag with some style! Having flown out of the gates, he sat in the box seat and finished very strongly under Seb Sanders. H...

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05/10/2012

We have a very busy evening tonight with 4 runners in the space of 2 hours!The action starts over in Dundalk at 7:30pm where Burj Alzain lines up in the 6f handicap. Other than the draw (14 of 14) we ...

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29/09/2012

Since our last update we have had another 2 winners in the form of Zain Spirit & Azrag.Zain Spirit stepped back up to 7f and we were all on the edge of our seats when he encountered a few traffic ...

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07/09/2012

We are thrilled to let you know that Prince Alzain ran a huge race in Turkey to finish 3rd. He handled the whole experience extremely well and behaved brilliantly throughout. Having been loaded into t...

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01/09/2012

We are delighted to have had another winner this week which came in the shape of Getaway Car at Kempton on Tuesday. Despite running the length of the race (1m) on the wide outside, he managed to get h...

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25/08/2012

Little Black Book kept the ball rolling for us this week when landing the London Mile Qualifier handicap at Kempton on Tuesday. He had a bad draw to overcome but was given a very positive ride by Harr...

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22/08/2012

After what felt like an age, we finally bounced back to form last week with two winners, most significantly, Prince Alzain who redeemed himself with almost a 4 length win over a 2/5 favourite. As ment...

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28/07/2012

It’s certainly nice to finally welcome some sunshine into the country, although in typical British fashion I am going to put a slight damper on it and say that the ground is too quick now! Amazi...

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20/07/2012

With the weather continuing to cause havoc, are runners are few and far between. We have run a handful of horses on this testing ground but without any success. Even our soft ground horses are struggl...

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13/07/2012

Thankfully, Maristar put in a much better show at Woodbine on her last run when finishing a very close 4th. She was beaten less than a length and just lost out in the final strides. We are very please...

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09/06/2012

Last weekend’s races did not go quite to plan! For those of you who didn’t see or hear, Star Date took a nasty tumble coming down the hill at Epsom. He was going very well at the time and ...

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01/06/2012

This weekend’s proceedings are being kicked off with Prince Alzain & Dissent who are both running at Epsom today in the the 7f 0-100 handicap. Prince Alzain will be looking to put his latest...

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26/05/2012

Star Date got off the mark last weekend in a 1m1f maiden race at Ripon. He done so in very impressive style and earned his owners the £10,000 RP Yearling Bonus. He travelled very nicely througho...

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18/05/2012

Our first two year old runner Getaway Car had a nice introduction yesterday at Newmarket. He didn’t make it on to the podium but showed plenty of promise. He showed signs of greenness which is t...

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12/05/2012

As welcome as the rain was a month ago, it is now beginning to get in the way of our horses running!Zaina & Prince Alzain were lined up to run at Newmarket over Guineas weekend but unfortunately n...

Read more about Washed Out

01/05/2012

There is a lot of excitement in the air at Head Quarters ahead of the Guineas this weekend. We at Egerton House Stables have different reasons to be excited about it.Starting with Maristar’s deb...

Read more about Lots To Be Excited About

21/04/2012

We secured our second winner of the season on last week when Cala Santanyi won a fillies handicap at Lingfield. Although it was a small field, she won the race in a convincing fashion and we were of c...

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06/04/2012

We could not have asked for a better start to the season. On day one we got straight onto the score board when Zaina won the 1m2f in convincing fashion also picking up a £10,000 Racing Post...

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26/03/2012

Finally the start of the season is in sight! We entered 6 horses to run over the weekend however there will be slight concerns over the ground come Saturday for one or two of these. One horse who won&...

Read more about Flat Season in Sight

20/03/2012

Bint Alzain ran off her handicap mark of 70 on Firday and we were very pleased with her finishing a close third. She is still inexperienced and learning more with every race. We are sure she will come...

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10/03/2012

We were very pleased to see Bint Alzain build on her promising debut when she won an extended mile maiden at Wolverhampton last week.Back in second place was Richard Hannon's filly Duke of Clarenc...

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24/02/2012

I was very glad to be away during the -15 degree weather but am glad to be back in action now especially in the 18 degree weather we have been having this week. Unbelievable for this time of the year....

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10/02/2012

Winter has finally arrived, and it means business! Fortunately for us it hasn’t disrupted our daily training routine and we have somehow manage to continue on almost as normal although there wer...

Read more about Zaina ready for second start

28/01/2012

Prince Alzain is in good shape ahead of his trip to Dubai. He done a very nice piece of work last week and another nice piece yesterday. His summer coat is trying to come through and he looks a millio...

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30/12/2011

It has been a year of mixed results and far too many seconds and thirds!January was quite a sad month for us as our stable star Dansant was retired to stud. He had been a brilliant servant over the ye...

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22/12/2011

Unfortunately, we encountered a slight blip which ruled Prince Alzain out of the race in Deauville. It was a real blow as we had been aiming towards this race for so long. Thankfully, it turned out to...

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16/12/2011

Despite our confidence, Full Bloom did not handle the surface at Southwell. She broke well as she always does but it became very apparent after just 100 yards that she was uncomfortable. Despite this,...

Read more about Prince Alzains form takes a boosting

09/12/2011

Prince Alzain is in great shape in his training preparations for the Prix Soleil in Deauville on the 21st December. He did his first piece of work this week since his win. It was a very easy piece of ...

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03/12/2011

We had 2 runners this week and we were very pleased with both of them. Dubai Bounty kicked off proceedings at Lingfield over 1m4f. She had an issue with her breathing in her last run which we have re...

Read more about Zaina makes an impressive debut

26/11/2011

Prince Alzain proved what we knew all along last week when winning a hot maiden very comfortably from the car park stall. He settled beautifully towards the rear of the field and just as we had expect...

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17/11/2011

Dissent will be running this afternoon over the same course and distance as his last start where he destroyed the field. As expected the handicapper gave him a pretty high mark of 82 so there is quite...

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07/11/2011

Maristar ran an almighty race on Saturday evening to finish a close third in the Grade 2 Chilukki stakes. Without a doubt if there had been an extra 100 yards, she would have won. She has been on such...

Read more about Pachattack sells at massive price

05/11/2011

We are all bursting with pride this morning as our stable star Pachattack ran another remarkable race to finish 3rd in the Breeders Cup Ladies Classic last night. The dirt track hadn’t dried out...

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31/10/2011

Excitement is building here in the build up to the Breeders Cup weekend. I am over in the States at the moment and the atmosphere is already buzzing. Pachattack is looking better than ever and tr...

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22/10/2011

After Pachattack’s phenomenal 2nd in the Grade 1 Juddemont Spinster Stakes, she has had an easy couple of weeks training. She is still as fresh and well as ever and appears to be thriving on her...

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08/10/2011

Maristar and Pachattack are all set to run in their graded races this weekend.Maristar has been training well on the dirt all week and is currently a 20-1 shot in the Hawthorn Gold Cup. We think this ...

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01/10/2011

We have been quietly ticking over here over the last couple of weeks. Runners have been few and far between with our only runner being Dubai Bounty at Kempton on Wednesday. It was her first run back a...

Read more about A Quiet Few Weeks

19/09/2011

Quiz Mistress ran an awesome race from the front last Saturday under Cathy Gannon but was passed in the closing stages and had to settle for second place again. This filly has really found her form of...

Read more about The curse of the second-itus continues

07/09/2011

Last week we seemed to have contracted second-itus and had 4 in a row!Starting with Little Black Book who was having his first ever run on the polytrack; He was beaten by a very progressive horse of J...

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11/08/2011

We are all getting extremely excited with regards to Pachattack running this Saturday in the Beverly D Stakes at Arlington Park.Her whole experience in USA has been leading up to this weekend and we a...

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02/08/2011

A strange story arose from the states over the weekend! Whist we were in preparations to run Akhmatova, the heavens opened and the turf track was deemed un-raceable. The race was switched to the polyt...

Read more about Maristar Strikes Again

30/07/2011

Last week’s work out’s in the states went very well. Akhmatova is due to run today in an allowance race with a purse just shy of $30,000. She is one of 7 runners and looks to be going off ...

Read more about A Great Yet Cruel Week For Little Black Book

23/07/2011

This weekend over in the states Junior Alvarado and James Graham will be working Pachattack, Akhmatova, Beauchamp Viceroy and Maristar. The weather over the other side of the pond at the moment is ver...

Read more about Swiss Cross Takes on His Brother In Prep For Stewards Cup

16/07/2011

Beauchamp Viceroy will be making his American debut today in a 1m allowance race at Arlington Park on the All Weather track. Since arriving in Chicago he has been challenged with one or two niggling i...

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01/07/2011

It has been a very quiet week for us here at Egerton House Stables as the Boss has been on duty out in Chicago. Burj Alzain was due to run at Arlington this evening but has sustained a small knock to ...

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24/06/2011

Maristar is currently on route to Woodbine where she will line up with 5 others to run in the $100,000 Trillium Stakes. As it stands at the moment she is 2nd favourite to take the prize. She has ...

Read more about Maristar set to land her second USA win

18/06/2011

Akhmatova has made her way over to Woodbine this week to take part in the $89,000 Dance Smartly Prep Race. Since her first run at Alrington she has really come to terms with the American way of l...

Read more about Swiss Cross Our Last Chance of a Royal Winner

08/06/2011

Swiss Cross continued his winning run when landing the 0-100 6f handicap on Epsom Derby day. After sitting second for a couple of furlongs, he went on to lead 4 furlongs out and stayed there to win by...

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30/05/2011

We are delighted to report that Pachattack stormed home to win by 6 lengths in the Grade 3 Matron Stakes at Arlington Park on Saturday. At no point in the race did she ever look like finishing in...

Read more about Pachattack Blows Rivals Away In The Matron Stakes

23/05/2011

Our American team got off to a great start over the weekend.Burj Alzain ran a cracking race to finish second, only beaten a nose.  After being held up at the rear of the field, he unfortunately w...

Read more about Maristar Gets USA Team Of To Flying Start

19/05/2011

We are glad to say that all preparations in America are going very well. We have made our first entries and will be having our first runners this weekend at Arlington Park. Burj Alzain has taken to th...

Read more about Burk Alzain Kicks Of Our American Campaign

13/05/2011

Dear All,Our first week overseas has gone very smoothly.All the horses travelled over very professionally, completed their 48 hour quarantine in New York and then crossed the country to arrive at Arli...

Read more about Hanshin Cup Hopefuls

05/05/2011

Our American team left Egerton House Stables last night and have all safely landed on the other side of the pond. Andrew reported that all went smoothly. They will now spend the next 48 hours in quara...

Read more about All Landed Safely

30/04/2011

It has been a week full of highlights here at Egerton House Stables. The main high being Claire's wedding of course, closely followed by the double we had at Southwell the next day courtesy of Lit...

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18/04/2011

The season is in full swing now and we have lots of horses about to make their 2011 debuts.  The ones we’ve run so far have really encouraged us, showing that our string is as forward as an...

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08/04/2011

Rainy Champion ran very well first time out at Musselburgh last week to finish second. He understandably ran a bit green but stayed on very well. He had a few easy days and is now back in full trainin...

Read more about Burj Alzain set for reappearance

31/03/2011

Whilst we were pleased with Pachattack’s first run of 2011 (3rd in the Winter Derby), we were a little disappointed that more use was not made of her as her best performances have always come fr...

Read more about Prince Apollo and Sole Bonne Femme set for quick fire doubles

24/03/2011

We are all very much looking forward to Pachattack’s big day on Saturday as she heads off to Lingfield for the Winter Derby.Since she returned home from Woodbine she has had a well earned rest b...

Read more about Can Pachattack Land Us Our First Winter Derby

12/03/2011

Prince Apollo made his debut run for us a winning one when scoring by a head at Lingfield on Wednesday. He was dropped in by his jockey Neil Callan at the start and was a little keen courtesy of the s...

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04/03/2011

We were very pleased with Beauchamp Viceroys run last weekend. We think he may have just been caught for speed in the final furlong of the race. He has come out of the race fresh and well and we are s...

Read more about 2nd Chance for Sole Bonne Femme

25/02/2011

We were very pleased to see Full Bloom running to a better standard today. We drew a line under her last run and put it down to us running her back too soon after her debut. She was unfortunate today ...

Read more about More Speed Less haste for Beauchamp Viceroy

12/02/2011

Another disappointing run from Distinctive Image last week. We were all left scratching our heads a little bit over this as he had been training so well at home. He travelled well throughout the race ...

Read more about Good Again Hoping For A Clear Run

04/02/2011

Last week was a fairly frustrating one here at Egerton House Stables.Full Bloom did not run as well as we had hoped for. Perhaps we went back too quickly with her after her debut race. She started off...

Read more about Distinctive Image set to put last run behind him

28/01/2011

We were a little bit disappointed with Beauchamp Viceroy’s last run having been going so well at home; we were surprised to see him out of the first 2. Perhaps the strong pace early on and not b...

Read more about Full Bloom set to blossom

19/01/2011

Good Again upped her game last week and put an end to her disappointing run. She ran very well to finish 2nd and we were pleased that she had put in a good performance. She came out of the race very w...

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07/01/2011

Shortly after Christmas, Sole Bonne Femme made his bumper debut at Southwell.We were pleased with his run as we thought the trip may be a little short for him but he stayed on well to finish 4th. &nbs...

Read more about First Update 2011

24/12/2010

All in all our first year at Egerton House Stables has been a pretty successful one and was kicked off in style with Beauchamp Viceroy landing a valuable conditions race at Lingfield followed Quarante...

Read more about A round up of 2010

01/12/2010

We had another successful weekend before the snow hit us here at Egerton House.Akhmatova showed us yet again what a classy filly she has become when landing her 4th victory of the season and possibly ...

Read more about An Exciting Month Ahead

19/11/2010

Quiz Mistress confirmed our thought’s that she is indeed a very smart filly when landing her first success on only her second start last Saturday.We all watched her run with immense promise at N...

Read more about A good week for the juveniles

13/11/2010

Pachattack arrived home safe and sound yesterday evening following her success in Canada.Andrew reported that she travelled extremely well and she looked to be very happy whilst having a well deserved...

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05/11/2010

A pretty quiet week here at Egerton House as the end of the season appears to of crept up on us rather quickly!We were disappointed to say the least with how Dansant performed (or not as the case may ...

Read more about High Hopes for the Maple Leaf

30/10/2010

Pachattacks gallop over in Canada went very well. Her action was good and I was very pleased with how she went.A week today she will participate in the Maple Leaf.Burj Alzain has been the highlight of...

Read more about Burj Alzain Makes A Promising Start

23/10/2010

We were very pleased with Pachattack’s efforts in the E.P Taylor.She came from last to finish a fast finishing 5th and perhaps with a slightly stronger ride may have even finished closer.However...

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15/10/2010

Pachattack has settled in well to her new surroundings in Canada as you can see by these pictures;http://www.woodbineentertainment.com/canadianinternational/Albums.aspxHer preparations have all gone a...

Read more about Tinaar and Pachattack go for group glory

09/10/2010

We were planning on running TInaar today but unfortunately, she has developed a small abscess in her foot. Luckily, this is a very minor setback and we are hoping to run her at Newmarket next weekend....

Read more about Pachattack Woodbine Bound

02/10/2010

We are all very excited here ahead of this afternoons Cambridgeshire where Elliptical will be competing against 34 other rivals.He has been in particularly good form since his latest start at Newbury ...

Read more about Elliptical in flying form ahead of the Cambridgeshire

17/09/2010

We were very pleased with Beauchamp Viceroy’s efforts at Wolverhampton last night where he finished a very creditable 3rd. We are sure the race would have benefited him greatly and will now be s...

Read more about Elliptical in great shape ahead of the Dubai Duty Free

10/09/2010

Dansant has returned home after a long and tiring flight from Turkey.Looking back on the ordeal, I would have my reservations about revisiting Turkey as there are quite a few issues they need to addre...

Read more about A Few Reappearances

20/08/2010

Pachattack completed her third day on the track yesterday. She came out of the stating stalls well and Gerard was very pleased with how she went.She has taken the whole experience extremely well; she ...

Read more about Pachattack Ready To Run

19/08/2010

Dansant has come out of his race extremely well and we are looking forward to running him in Turkey on the 4th September in the Anatolia Trophy.On the other side of the pond, Pachattack has settled in...

Read more about Pachattack goes for the Beverly D

13/08/2010

We have a very exciting weekend ahead of us here at Egerton House Stables.Yesterday evening, Dansant began his journey to Deauville where he arrived safe and sound this morning. On Saturday, he w...

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06/08/2010

We have two runners heading for Ascot tomorrow on Shergar Cup day.Sing Sweetly will line up in the 1 mile 4 furlong, Shergar Cup Classic Handicap.In the usual fashion, all the runners were allocated j...

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02/08/2010

Smiles all round as our week ended with a hatrick!In the last race, of the last day of Glorious Goodwood, Elliptical bounced back to form and overcame his wide draw to win the apprentice race by the b...

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30/07/2010

A slightly frustrating week so far from Glorious Goodwood.We thought TInaar ran a very good race but the fast ground proved to be her undoing. Paul Hanagan was very complimentary of her after the...

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23/07/2010

We were highly impressed with Sing Sweetly’s performance on Wednesday. Winning any race by 12 lengths is certainly impressive but the way she moved and her turn of foot bodes well for the future...

Read more about Akhmatova Goes For A Hatrick

19/07/2010

Akhmatova put a smile on all our faces Saturday by winning impressively by 2 lengths at a generous 11-1 under Dane O’Neil. Being her 2nd win from only 3 starts, we are obviously very excited abo...

Read more about Exciting Prospect Akhmatova

13/07/2010

We are hoping that Dubai Bounty can lighten the mood at Egerton House this evening at Yarmouth after a pretty disappointing week last week. She looks like the horse to beat in the Adio Handicap and we...

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03/07/2010

We have a very exciting week ahead of us here at Egerton House Stables.Tinaar will be getting the ball rolling at Haydock today where she will be taking on 11 others, one being her next door neighbour...

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23/06/2010

This week see’s the re-appearances of Sing Sweetly and Pachattack. Two fillies who have been knocking on the door of late and both have cracking chances this week. Both fillies are more than des...

Read more about Girls Go North

11/06/2010

We are expecting to have a very busy weekend with 6 runners over the weekend!Just Like Silk will kick start our campaign off in the Lady Amateur race at York tomorrow.We know he likes the feminine tou...

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03/06/2010

It is looking to be a very busy weekend. Beauchamp Xerxes will be on route to Epsom tomorrow to take his place in the line up of the Diomed Stakes. He has come out of his listed win at Goodwood i...

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29/05/2010

We were all delighted to see Beauchamp Xerxes back to his winning ways after landing the Listed race at Goodwood last Saturday. Despite his 20-1 price, it was no real surprise for us to watch him take...

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14/05/2010

Sing Sweetly made a remarkable re-appearance yesterday at Newmarket in a hot maiden. Dispite her injury last year, she has come back, sound and strong as if it never happened. We were delighted with h...

Read more about Brave heart

03/05/2010

Firstly, we hope that those of you who visited us over the weekend enjoyed yourselves and thought as much of our new domain as we do!Secondly, we are over the moon with how our horses have run over th...

Read more about One for the girls

30/04/2010

We are thrilled to welcome the new arrival in this afternoon, which is a very smart looking Elusive Quality colt from the Breeze up sales.Pachattack will be taking her chances in the 4:55 at Lingfield...

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23/04/2010

We managed to see an improved performance from Stef & Stelio on Tuesday when he finished 2nd , only beaten 1 ¼  lengths  at Kempton. After racing prominently throughout the race i...

Read more about Owner Day

16/04/2010

This week has proved quite frustrating, was hoping for better results but unfortunate things didn’t quite go our way.So our attention turns to Elliptical tomorrow in the 5:20 at Newbury, so hope...

Read more about Elliptical

09/04/2010

We couldn’t be happier with our start to this year’s flat season.Beauchamp Viceroy done us proud last Saturday when he pulled it out of the bag to win a class 2 handicap by half a length a...

Read more about Flying Start

25/03/2010

We are all very excited here at Egerton House Stables as the end of this week sees the long awaited start of the Flat season. It has seemed a very long and cold winter, but it is easily forgotten with...

Read more about a new season

19/03/2010

There has been a great weeks racing from Cheltenham this week, with a fantastic Gold Cup finale. I was, like I’m sure you all were, very pleased and relieved to see Kauto Star get up after his f...

Read more about Winter derby hopes

12/03/2010

We have had a nice solid week here at Egerton House Stables making good use of the “Choke Jade” grass canter. We are very pleased with Mount Hadley’s progress in his preparations for...

Read more about Update

06/03/2010

Since our last update, we are very pleased to report that we have moved and settled into our new yard at Egerton House Stables it is every bit as picturesque and peaceful as we were expecting.We have ...

Read more about All well and Good

22/01/2010

A promising start came from Quarante Deux this Tuesday after winning by a head at Wolverhampton.In a race full of experienced maidens we were hoping for a nice introduction for him, but were delighted...

Read more about Ready To Go

15/01/2010

In the last couple of weeks, despite the weathers best effort to spoils things, we have had two good wins from Dubai Bounty and Beauchamp Viceroy.Dubai Bounty won well under Nicky Mackay on boxing day...

Read more about A Bright Start To 2010

17/12/2009

Another quiet week here at Cadland Stables. Our 3 Dubai candidates are in great form and on the right track.Beauchamp Xerxes began cantering again this week after his short rest following his latest r...

Read more about Another Week Closer . . . . .

05/12/2009

Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Claire and I am now Gerard’s secretary having taken over from Nicola who has decided to move on. I have been involv...

Read more about Good Things To Come

27/11/2009

Our only runners of the week featured in the Listed Churchill Stakes at Lingfield last Saturday afternoon. We had declared two full brothers BEAUCHAMP XERXES and BEAUCHAMP VICEROY to run, with VICEROY...

Read more about PACHATTACK declared for Wild Flower

20/11/2009

It has been a quiet week at Cadland Stables, but the team have been busy behind the scenes preparing BEAUCHAMP XERXES for the Listed Churchill Stakes on Saturday afternoon.Historically this has been a...

Read more about BEAUCHAMP XERXES TO UPHOLD TRADITION

13/11/2009

On Wednesday evening PACHATTACK had her first run on the all weather at Kempton, her race was much anticipated and she faced seven other runners in this one mile two furlong conditions race. Under Fra...

Read more about PACHATTACK SET TO BLOOM IN WILD FLOWER

11/11/2009

Following the sucess of recent partnerships, we have purchased two fillies from the Tattersalls Yearling Sales, to run under the banner of the Distaff 3 Partnership. The fillies are by Giant's Cau...

Read more about DISTAFF 3 PARTNERSHIP UNVEILED

09/11/2009

We had mixed success at Kempton on Wednesday night with MUFTARRES finishing sixth in a slowly run race over ten furlongs. Neil Callan was unable to challenge from his position in mid-division and thin...

Read more about PACHATTACK MAKES ALL-WEATHER DEBUT

03/11/2009

We have two runners at Kempton tomorrow evening, the first MUFTARRES is declared to run in a one mile two furlong handicap for horses rated 0-85. On paper this looks to be a competitive handicap and w...

Read more about KEMPTON RUNNERS TO END SEASON WITH A BANG

30/10/2009

CONFIDE IN ME was given a pleasing ride by Hayley Turner to get his nose in front at Wolverhampton last Friday evening in a 0-55 handicap over a mile and one furlong. Some of his performances have bee...

Read more about KEMPTON SUCCESS FOR BEAUCHAMP VICEROY

22/10/2009

As previously reported we were very pleased with PACHATTACK following her run at Newmarket in the Listed Several Stakes last Friday. She will now be aimed for a Conditions race at Kempton on November ...

Read more about MARISTAR SHINES AT SOUTHWELL

16/10/2009

Following PACHATTACK's second in the Listed Several Stakes at Newmarket today, she is now being aimed for the Churchill Stakes at Lingfield, which we have won in the past with NAYYIR and were seco...

Read more about PACHATTACK DUBAI BOUND

16/10/2009

We have had a quiet week on the track with all the action taking place in the sales ring. However last Sunday JADALEE made the journey to Lingfield for a one mile five furlong, 0-75 handicap. Under Ha...

Read more about PACHATTACK RETURNS TO LISTED COMPANY

08/10/2009

We have had mixed fortunes over the past fortnight, with 3 winners and 6 placed runners. Our new partnership the Distaff2 had their first success with two year old debutante SING SWEETLY who was an im...

Read more about GOOD AGAIN IMPRESSES ON RETURN

18/09/2009

Our good fortune continued last week with another winner, with JADALEE battling for a well deserved win at Wolverhampton under Kieren Fallon on Friday night. JADALEE led throughout this one mile five ...

Read more about JADALEE BATTLES FOR WELL DESERVED WIN

11/09/2009

It has been a great start to the month, with Gerard in the ‘Hot Trainers’ list again in the Racing Post. We have had three winners and three horses placed from seven runners so far in Sept...

Read more about SEPTEMBER HOT MONTH FOR GERARD BUTLER RACING

04/09/2009

ELLIPTICAL made his first appearance at the July Course last Saturday, running over seven furlongs for the first time. Stephen Donohoe was in the saddle in this 0-90 handicap for three year olds. Lead...

Read more about ARTE VIVA DEBUTS AT KEMPTON

28/08/2009

Last Friday evening CONFIDE IN ME was sent to Wolverhampton for a one mile and half a furlong handicap for horses rated 0-60. With Seb Sanders in the saddle, CONFIDE IN ME was held up in mid division ...

Read more about ELLIPTICAL to shine on Bank Holiday weekend

20/08/2009

Last Friday DANEHILL INTELLECT made her debut at Kempton in a seven furlong maiden fillies race. Under Adam Kirby DANEHILL INTELLECT made an encouraging start to her career, making steady progress fro...

Read more about JUST LIKE SILK dazzles at Newbury

14/08/2009

Last weekend ended on a high note with TINAAR winning her maiden in style over one mile two furlongs at Windsor on Sunday. The Giant’s Causeway filly, was held in midfield by Dane O’Neill ...

Read more about DANSANT AIMS FOR GROUP SUCCESS

06/08/2009

Following on from last week’s update, both our runners on Saturday were withdrawn, JAGGER was found to be lame and has been retired from racing (please see article on website for further details...

Read more about MUFTARRES BACK AT JULY COURSE

06/08/2009

We are very sad to announce the retirement of JAGGER . He has been a loyal servant to his owners Chris & Ellie McFadden and will be greatly missed by everyone at Cadland Stables and I personally w...

Read more about JAGGER RETIRES

30/07/2009

Last Friday evening saw MUFTARRES make his debut for the yard at Newmarket July Course. On what was another wet day, the conditions underfoot were not as expected and following a lengthy lay off MUFTA...

Read more about JAGGER BACK IN ACTION

23/07/2009

AGENTE ROMANO left the yard last week following his second at Leicester on Thursday in a one mile four furlong claiming race. He was claimed by Evan Williams so no doubt we will see him running over h...

Read more about JADALEE MAKES ALL AT NEWMARKET

16/07/2009

We began last Saturday with high expectations for AGENTE PARMIGIANO in the Totescoop6 Heritage Handicap over seven furlongs at Ascot. Under Richard Hughes PARMIGIANO broke well and was then held up to...

Read more about ELLIPTICAL SHINES ON A WET SALISBURY

16/07/2009

Please find below a selection of photos taken of DANSANT (red cap) and JUST LIKE SILK (white cap) working on the July Course last Friday evening:

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10/07/2009

We made the long journey up to Carlisle last weekend with three runners. STEF AND STELIO had his second race of his career over six furlongs in a maiden auction, under Tony Culhane. Although prominent...

Read more about MOUNT HADLEY SUCCESS AT CARLISLE

16/06/2009

We seemed to be playing the bridesmaid with our runners last week, with CONFIDE IN ME finishing second at Nottingham on Thursday afternoon followed by JUST LIKE SILK finishing second at Goodwood on Fr...

Read more about STABLE STARS READY FOR ROYAL ASCOT

05/06/2009

We were just out of luck last Friday with a second at Goodwood and Yarmouth. JUST LIKE SILK returned to the turf at Goodwood in a one mile two furlong handicap for three year olds rated 0-80. Under Ed...

Read more about ELLIPTICAL HITS THE BIG STAGE

29/05/2009

We had high hopes for our in form filly GOOD AGAIN at Haydock last Saturday in the Betfred Silver Bowl and we were not disappointed by her brave effort. We were very proud of her performance under Seb...

Read more about ROYAL ASCOT PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY

22/05/2009

On Monday night JAGGER headed to Wolverhampton for a 0-85 handicap over a mile and a half and showed the improvement expected back on the all-weather, however he did not have the pace to challenge the...

Read more about ELLIPTICAL LEADS THE WAY

15/05/2009

We were all delighted by GOOD AGAIN’s impressive victory at Ascot in the Bovis Fillies’ Heritage Handicap on Saturday. Eddie Ahern produced her two furlongs from home and she showed a terr...

Read more about GOOD AGAIN DELIGHTS AT ASCOT

08/05/2009

Here is the update on last weekend’s runners, beginning with our two runners at Lingfield on Friday afternoon. BEAUCHAMP VICEROY came up against some tough opposition in his race and could only ...

Read more about GOOD AGAIN AIMS TO REPEAT ASCOT VICTORY

01/05/2009

On Wednesday afternoon MOUNT HADLEY ran at Ascot in a handicap over a mile for horses rated 0-85. In what proved to be a very competitive handicap, MOUNT HADLEY lead the field under William Buick and ...

Read more about HERE COME THE GIRLS

24/04/2009

Lingfield last Sunday was the setting for an impressive win by GOOD AGAIN in the fillies handicap. GOOD AGAIN was well fancied in the race over a mile. She looked the pick of the paddock in what was a...

Read more about GOOD AGAIN SHINES AT LINGFIELD

17/04/2009

With the flat season now well under way we are certainly beginning to get busier and it was great to see so many people at Cadland Stables for the open mornings this week. Our three runners at the Cra...

Read more about Trio head for Lingfield

14/04/2009

The season is finally getting underway and we have a busy week with runners at Newmarket on Wednesday and Thursday and entries at Kempton Friday and a full day at Lingfield on Sunday.We have two runne...

Read more about Craven meeting gets under way

09/04/2009

We have a busy Easter weekend ahead of us in preparation for the Craven meeting here at Newmarket next week. The Breeze Up Sales and the Craven Meeting will guarantee that Newmarket will be buzzing ov...

Read more about EASTER BONANZA

03/04/2009

It may have been the first day of the Flat turf season last Saturday, but our focus was on the all-weather at Kempton. Following his participation in the Santa Anita Handicap, DANSANT was back in acti...

Read more about YARD STAR DANSANT EARNS BREAK

27/03/2009

Open MorningYou are invited to Cadland Stables on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th April for a morning on the gallops. Watch the horses exercise from 10am on Newmarkets famous heath followed by a...

Read more about Craven Open Mornings

27/03/2009

We had a busy afternoon at Lingfield last Saturday with three runners.   BEAUCHAMP VICEROY returned to the track after a six month break to run over one mile four furlongs for the first time. The...

Read more about DANSANT BACK IN LISTED ACTION

20/03/2009

It has been a glorious week in Newmarket and we have all been enjoying the sunshine and warmer weather. With the start of the flat season just around the corner, it is not only the weather that is hot...

Read more about Trio in action at Lingfield

13/03/2009

We have a quiet week following the traumatic events of last Saturday, but we are looking forward to the prospect of two runners mid-week.On Wednesday 18th March, JUST MUSTARD has been entered in a mai...

Read more about Return to action

11/03/2009

Saturday was one of those days where emotions were running in all directions.  After receiving the terrible news regarding BONUS we then had to concentrate on DANSANT in what was going to be a ve...

Read more about DANSANT UNLUCKY IN BID FOR THE BIG CAP

11/03/2009

We received terrible news from Wolverhampton on Saturday as BONUS broke down in the latter stages of his race and had to be destroyed. Although it was not thought to be a serious injury at first, furt...

Read more about TRAGIC LOSS OF BONUS

06/03/2009

It is set to be a very exciting weekend for Gerard Butler Racing as we attempt a Trans-Atlantic double as DANSANT competes in the Santa Anita Handicap on Saturday evening and BONUS in Listed action at...

Read more about California Dreaming

06/03/2009

Great Britain-based trainer Gerard Butler, whose synthetic track specialist Dansant is entered in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 7, says he didn’t fly across the pond just for...

Read more about DANSANT poised for Big Cap success

27/02/2009

 I am pleased to report that DANSANT has arrived safely in America and is presently in quarantine at Hollywood Park.  Andrew Morris who has accompanied DANSANT to California reported that he...

Read more about DANSANT ALL SET FOR THE BIG CAP

20/02/2009

It has been a tense week while we await news from America regarding DANSANTs participation in the Santa Anita Handicap. They are expecting a full field in this competitive race and unfortunately no pr...

Read more about WINTER DERBY TARGET FOR BONUS

13/02/2009

We had mixed fortunes on the track this week, with DANSANT running in the Winter Open a Listed race at Lingfield on Tuesday afternoon, the fixture having been moved from Wolverhampton. With only three...

Read more about BONUS steps up

06/02/2009

We have been braving arctic conditions throughout the week in Newmarket and all the team at Cadland have been battling the elements to ensure the daily routine is not interrupted by the weather. With ...

Read more about BONUS & DANSANT IN ACTION

30/01/2009

We have entered DANSANT today for the rescheduled Great Leighs fixture, with the race now to be run at Wolverhampton on Thursday 5th February. This Listed race over 1m1 ¼ furlongs is part of hi...

Read more about BAHARAH RETIRED

26/01/2009

We are continuing with DANSANTS preparation for Santa Anita, but unfortunately the race he was due to run in at Great Leighs is going to be rescheduled. We understand this race is now due to  be ...

Read more about DANSANT prepares for Santa Anita

16/01/2009

It was an eventful week for BONUS who after finishing second to AEROPLANE at Kempton midweek, was given a misjudged ride at Lingfield on Saturday afternoon, leaving him with an impossible task and he ...

Read more about BAHARAH to seek Group glory in Dubai

03/01/2009

Happy New Year to everyone who has supported us over the past year, 2009 is set to be an exciting year for us all here at Cadland and we are looking forward to building on the success of 2008.DANSANT ...

Read more about Stable stars to head for the sun

21/11/2008

With the colder weather now arriving and snow forecast for the weekend, our all-weather team go into action at Lingfield and Wolverhampton tomorrow.BAHARAH faces 11 rivals in the Listed Churchill Stak...

Read more about Baharah and Bonus to score in Scoop 6?

07/11/2008

We have one runner tomorrow on the last day of the turf season; MONSIEUR KISS KISS he runs in a six furlong maiden for two year olds. It will be his second outing and hopefully he will have come on fr...

Read more about BERRY BABY SWOOPS AT WOLVERHAMPTON

17/10/2008

We are coming to an end of another busy week at the sales, with Gerard acquiring a number of exciting prospects for 2009. We will have more news regarding our yearlings in the future.Our attention now...

Read more about HQ Challenge for BAHARAH

10/10/2008

This week’s action has been away from the track, with Newmarket buzzing as the Tattersalls Yearlings Sale gets underway. The global economic crisis had done little to stifle the big buyers and a...

Read more about Sales get under way.....

03/10/2008

JAGGER proved his consistency last week, finishing third behind MESHTRI at Haydock, he ran on well, and may have finished second if he hadn’t been interfered with in the closing stages. GOOD AGA...

Read more about Baharah seeks French Victory

26/09/2008

We start a busy weekend with a runner at Wolverhampton this evening, we are hoping that CONFIDE IN ME can get his nose in front tonight and get the weekend off to a good start.Tomorrow we have two run...

Read more about BONUS HITS THE TRACK

12/09/2008

BAHARAH has returned from Leopardstown in good health, having run admirably in very wet conditions in the Matron Stakes last Sunday. She has come out of the race well and is being eased back into her ...

Read more about Sales news

05/09/2008

BAHARAH is set to take her chance in the Matron tomorrow with Robert Winston in the saddle, however the heavy rain over the past 48 hours may force Leopardstown to abandon. An inspection is being held...

Read more about BAHARAH takes on Matron challenge

30/08/2008

JAGGER was an impressive winner at Great Leighs on Thursday, under a great ride from apprentice Tolley Dean. It was JAGGERS first win since returning from a stint Down Under and he looked as if he tho...

Read more about Jagger blazes to victory at Great Leighs

25/08/2008

Saturday was a busy morning preparing our two fillies for Goodwood and Windsor. PACHATTACK stepped up in class for the Group 3 Prestige Stakes at Goodwood. Frankie Dettori had ridden her at work durin...

Read more about Bank Holiday Report

19/08/2008

We had a busy weekend with BEAUCHAMP WIZARD winning at Kempton on Friday and an encouraging run by JAGGER at Newbury.  We had four runners yesterday with JAFARU being claimed following his fourth...

Read more about BANK HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA

01/08/2008

We had a great start to Glorious Goodwood with PACHATTACK winning the EBF New Ham Fillies’ Stakes in great style under Frankie Dettori. Gerard was delighted with the filly ... “She is a go...

Read more about PACHATTACK delights at Glorious Goodwood

28/07/2008

We have a quiet start to the week, with no runners at Goodwood on Tuesday or Wednesday. But the action starts on Thursday with PACHATTACK who is entered in the EBF New Ham Maiden Fillies Stakes over s...

Read more about GOODWOOD UPDATE

25/07/2008

GOOD AGAIN was an impressive winner of the Maiden Fillies race at Ascot today, finishing late to defy  the favourite and looking as if she can go on an improve again for this run.  Gerard wa...

Read more about DOUBLE DELIGHT AT ASCOT

18/07/2008

Our action over the weekend is concentrated at Newbury and we have three intended runners.FANTASY PRINCESS runs in a competitive fillies handicap, I am very pleased with her progress since her last ru...

Read more about Weekend Update

12/07/2008

It was nice to see so many of you at Cadland Stables this week and we were very fortunate with the weather. Surprisingly enough there were not many in attendance at first lot! As you can see we have h...

Read more about Weekend Update

07/07/2008

To read Gerard’s interview as featured in the Racing Post, please click here.

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04/07/2008

I am pleased with the way the horses have been running over the past week. AGENTE PARMIGIANO was a bit disappointing at Salisbury last weekend, but he is doing fine.We are planning to have a couple of...

Read more about JULY MEETING

27/06/2008

I was relatively happy with the runners this week. Most of them ran up to expectations, with LAAHIG showing a lot if grit and determination to get up on the line at Carlisle. BEAUCHAMP VICEROY was a b...

Read more about Winner for Cadlands

21/06/2008

BAHARAHI was a bit disappointed by BAHARAH’s run at Royal Ascot on Wednesday. The race probably came too soon for her after her great effort at Epsom, but she will now have a break and be aimed ...

Read more about Royal Ascot Report

13/06/2008

We have our first runner at Royal Ascot on Wednesday, BAHARAH in the Windsor Forest Stakes, we are expecting a good run from her. We also intend to run JADALEE on the final day of Royal Ascot in the D...

Read more about The week ahead

13/06/2008

This weekend we have two runners making their debut, CANYON COLOURS at Sandown and BEAUCHAMP WONDER at Lingfield. We are also intending to run JAFARU in a handicap at Lingfield on Saturday night, over...

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05/06/2008

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that JACK SULLIVAN has been retired from racing. He suffered a career ending injury in his last race at Lingfield in May, and on consultation with t...

Read more about JACK SULLIVAN RETIRES

05/06/2008

Our runners for this weekend include BAHARAH in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Epsom, which is a Group 3 race over a mile for fillies and mares, and looks on paper to be a good opportunity for her. ...

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18/04/2008

I was relatively pleased with the way Agente Romano ran at Wolverhampton the other night.  He seemed to stay on quite nicely and we will see what the handicapper does with him before deciding his...

Read more about Turf runners

18/04/2008

Finally after endless trips up and down the M25/M11 over the last few months we have decided to sign a lease at Cadland House Stables.  It is owned by Mick Ryan who trained the Famous Katies and ...

Read more about Newmarket Move

28/03/2008

I have been very pleased with the way both Baharah and Dansant have settled into their temporary environment in Dubai.  The weather has been exceptionally hot and we have been taking them out ear...

Read more about Nad al Sheba

25/03/2008

Baharah and Dansant both left the UK last Thursday for Dubai in preparation for the World Cup Meeting in Dubai.  I’m pleased to say they arrived safely and have travelled very well.  &...

Read more about World Cup Runners

14/03/2008

The Winter Derby at Lingfield on Saturday is the climax for the All Weather season and we are all very proud and privileged to have a filly like Silver Pivotal running.  It is also a great honour...

Read more about Silver Pivotal

10/03/2008

Jack Sullivan won the Lady Wulfruna Stakes at Wolverhampton on Saturday and his performance has surely shown his versatility.  He could now be invited to run in the Godolphin Mile, and if this is...

Read more about Jack Sullivan Wins

06/03/2008

We are making a very strong bid to win the Lady Wulfruna Stakes at Wolverhampton on Saturday.  We have both Bonus and Jack Sullivan carrying the flag for us.  It is something that we do not ...

Read more about Lady Wulfruna Stakes

29/02/2008

Hopefully you will have checked our results for last Saturday and will have seen that from our trio of runners we had 2 winners and a third place.  Bonus ran a very creditable race in the Cleve S...

Read more about Dansant wins at Lingfield

22/02/2008

Tomorrow we have 3 runners at Lingfield, starting with Bonus who runs in the Cleve Stakes.  He seems to be in good form and has had a short but refreshing break.  I will be very positive abo...

Read more about Lingfield Saturday

15/02/2008

This weekend is a quiet one for Churn Stables but we are looking forward to the week ahead.    Starting on Wednesday at Kempton, Jagger is geared up to make his 2008 reappearance, and I am v...

Read more about the week ahead

08/02/2008

   Just to let you know our running plans for the forthcoming weeks….  Starting with Baharah, I am glad to say that she has come out of the Kempton race in good shape.  We a...

Read more about Forthcoming race plans

01/02/2008

We were very pleased with the way that Baharah performed last week at Wolverhampton, and after her win the step up into listed company is a natural progression.  We are very hopeful of a good run...

Read more about Baharah wins

25/01/2008

This afternoon at Wolverhampton we run Baharah in the Conditions race at 4pm.  It looks a tricky race but we are hopeful of a good run and  Hayley Turner rides.  Then this evening at Ke...

Read more about Weekend ahead

18/01/2008

Website Update 18 January 2008   Bonus is running tomorrow at Lingfield at 3pm.  It is a very good opportunity for him and we are hopeful of a good run.  Hayley Turner takes the ride.&n...

Read more about Bonus at Lingfield

04/01/2008

Website Update 4 January 2008   Happy New Year to you all!  We ended 2007 on a good note with 35 winners and several placings, and we are very much looking forward to the new 2008 season and...

Read more about Jack Sullivan at Lingfield

05/12/2007

Last Saturday at Kempton proved to be successful with Mr Penser's filly Baharah winning the Azure Conditions Stakes very nicely on only her 3rd ever racecourse appearance.  Dansant then made ...

Read more about Kempton Saturday

26/11/2007

Please accept our apologies for the lack of recent information and updates on our website. We have been working on a new improved site which you can see is now live.Meanwhile, this Saturday, the 24th ...

Read more about Jack Sullivan in Japan

28/09/2007

We started this week with Blackat Blackitten winning nicely at Kempton on Monday ridden by Eddie Ahern.  This was his second win from only 5 starts.We have a few runners this weekend at Ascot.&nb...

Read more about Blackat Blackitten winning nicely at Kempton

21/09/2007

Last week Dansant won very nicely at Doncaster to land the Ladbrokes Mallard Stakes over 1m 6f.  He was given a confident ride by young William Buick and connections all round were very pleased.W...

Read more about Dansant won at Doncaster

10/09/2007

Last Saturday Bonus ran at Lingfield and was 3 rd beaten in a 3 way photo which was very frustrating as it did look like he had his nose in front and had won! However it was a pleasing run as he has n...

Read more about Bonus ran at Lingfield

06/09/2007

Next week we will be active over at Keeneland Sales looking to purchase a few yearlings for some new partnerships. If you are interested in becoming involved please do not hesitate to get in touch. ...

Read more about El Toreador at Haydock

31/08/2007

Jack Sullivan rounded off the Bank Holiday weekend with a win at Warwick on Monday.  He has come out of his race well and it was good to see him back in the winning enclosure having been so ill e...

Read more about Jack Sullivan win at Warwick

24/08/2007

We started this week with Rhuepunzel winning very nicely at Windsor under Nicky Mackay. She has now won 3 from 4 starts since joining us here at Churn Stables. Jack Sullivan made a reappeara...

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17/08/2007

I am pleased to say that last Saturday Risque Heights won very nicely at Lingfield under George Baker.  He runs tomorrow back on the turf at Newbury over 1m 2f and we have booked George to ride a...

Read more about Risque Heights won

10/08/2007

We have 2 runners tomorrow. All the Good runs at Haydock in the Old Newton Cup over 1m 3f ridden by Nicky Mackay. We have left the blinkers off him as at Goodwood he ran too free with them on. We also...

Read more about All the Good runs at Haydock

03/08/2007

Special AnnouncementNAYYIR RETIRES It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I announce the retirement of Nayyir. He has had a fantastic career with wins in the Lennox Stakes (Group 2) x 2, Ch...

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03/08/2007

Tomorrow we have declared Muhannak to run at Windsor over 1m 2f with Stephen Carson to ride. On Sunday we have 2 runners, Stark Contrast (Stephen Carson) at Chester in a 1m 2f handicap, and Passing Ho...

Read more about Muhannak to run at Windsor

03/08/2007

Tomorrow we have declared Muhannak to run at Windsor over 1m 2f with Stephen Carson to ride.  On Sunday we have 2 runners, Stark Contrast (Stephen Carson) at Chester in a 1m 2f handicap, and Pass...

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30/07/2007

On Saturday World’s Heroine ran very well and was 2nd on her seasonal bow beaten only a neck. Hopefully she will continue to progress and we will see her back in the winners enclosure soon. ...

Read more about Blackat Blackitten

20/07/2007

The weather yet again has been unpredictable. Bonus did not run at Hamilton due to the rain softened ground and neither did Nayyir at Chester. This weekend we had been hoping to run Nayyir at Newbury ...

Read more about Bathwick Tyres Heritage

11/07/2007

After a weekend without runners we have sent out a few this week. On Monday Nimra ran very well at Musselburgh despite having to switch off the rail as she made her final run to finish 2nd, and Compto...

Read more about Musselburgh

27/06/2007

Unfortunately this week the weather has not improved and we have had very few runners. Yesterday at Sandown there was a deluge of rain changing the going to soft. Dansant ran very well i...

Read more about Worlds Heroine

22/06/2007

We are looking forward to Bonus running at Royal Ascot tomorrow in the Wokingham Stakes. He has been drawn 17 and Eddie Ahern has been booked to ride. It is however a very large field and we will be h...

Read more about Bonus running at Royal Ascot

15/06/2007

Last weekend, we had a number of runners at various meetings. Nayyir was very disappointing in his race at Goodwood but Jafaru put in another good performance to finish 2nd in the handicap at the end ...

Read more about Dansants

08/06/2007

We are very pleased to welcome our new yard sponsors, XLinsurance on board at Churn Stables, and are looking forward to a successful year. We have our first runner under XLinsurance this eve...

Read more about XLinsurance

07/06/2007

Last weekend we had 2 winners from 3 runners. On Friday night Passing Hour won a Maiden Fillies race at Goodwood over 1 mile and All the Good won at Musselburgh over 1m 6f. It was pleasing to see him ...

Read more about Compton Falcon

29/05/2007

I am pleased to say that last Friday Polyquest made her debut for Churn Stables a winning one at Pontefract, and today Jafaru won at Chepstow, to add to his Hamilton win. Tomorrow we run Tra...

Read more about Traditionalist

24/05/2007

Tomorrow evening we have 2 runners at Pontefract. We have Polyquest having her first run for us in a Fillies Handicap over 1m 2f ridden by Hayley Turner, and Leon Knights in a 1 mile handicap ridden b...

Read more about Diomed Stakes at Epsom

17/05/2007

Last Friday I am pleased to report that our 3 runners all ran very well, with Passing Hour finishing 3rd at Chester and both Jafaru and Maysarah winning at Hamilton Park. Jafaru stuck his ne...

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10/05/2007

Tomorrow Passing Hour makes her 2007 debut at Chester in a Maiden Fillies race over 7 furlongs. We then have 2 runners at Hamilton’s evening meeting. Jafaru will be wearing blinkers and runs in ...

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03/05/2007

This week we have run a few of our very nice 3 year olds with some of them making their racecourse debuts, and I am pleased to say that they have mostly made an encouraging start. We have had one winn...

Read more about Monday Muhannak

26/04/2007

We have had a bit of a disappointing week with our runners although most of them have run well. Leon Knights found the pace of the race at Epsom yesterday too slow and was staying on well at...

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18/04/2007

I am pleased to say that Silver Pivotal won very nicely on Tuesday at Wolverhampton. She has been pleasing us over the winter months at home and she will come on for this run. Stark Contrast...

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11/04/2007

I am pleased to say that Jack Sullivan is making a slow but steady recovery after his very high temperature and respiratory infection. We will try and prepare him for the Diomed at Epsom. Bo...

Read more about Abernant Stakes

23/03/2007

Unfortunately Jack Sullivan was found to have a high temperature prior to exercise this morning and a subsequent Blood Profile revealed the onset of a possible respiratory infection, so we have unfort...

Read more about Godolphin Mile

22/03/2007

On Saturday we will have 2 runners at Lingfield. Beauchamp Viceroy is having his first run since winning at Wolverhampton on 29 December. He has been training very well and is forward in his coat. He ...

Read more about Hever Sprint

06/03/2007

Nayyir has been declared for the Zabeel Mile at Nad al Sheba on Thursday. There are 10 horses declared and he will be ridden by Eddie Ahern. This will be his first run since he arrived in Dubai as he ...

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02/03/2007

I was disappointed that Nayyir did not get a run on Thursday at Nad al Sheba, and my plan now is to run both Nayyir and Bonus on Thursday 8th March. We worked Jack Sullivan at Kempton on Wed...

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02/02/2007

I am pleased to say that both Nayyir and Bonus arrived in Dubai safe and sound after their flight on Sunday. They have settled in well to their new environment and Nayyir is on course to run next Frid...

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18/01/2007

We have entered Bonus to run at Lingfield this Saturday in a 6 furlong handicap. This is as part of his preparation for his trip to Dubai where the plan is that he will have his first run on 1 st Febr...

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05/01/2007

We have run Beauchamp Viceroy 3 times since the last update and I am pleased to report that he won twice and was 2 nd . His last run was on the 29 th December over 7 furlongs and he won very nicely. W...

Read more about Al Rashidiya and Bonus

13/12/2006

We will run Beauchamp Viceroy at Wolverhampton on Thursday in a 5 furlong Novice Stakes, and if all goes well and he comes out of the race OK he will also run on the Friday again at Wolverhampton. He ...

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01/12/2006

I am happy to report that Jack Sullivan is now back in work, having spent the last few months swimming, and going on the water treadmill and spa. He is now in training in preparation for a return trip...

Read more about Beauchamp Viceroy

20/11/2006

On Saturday our stable favourite Nayyir won the Churchill Stakes at Lingfield for us which in fact is the fifth time we have won this race in the last 7 years! Nayyir has come out of his race very wel...

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10/11/2006

After a season of more lows than highs, we finished off on a great note when All The Good won the totesport.com Willie Park Handicap at Musselburgh last Friday. He travelled well throughout the race a...

Read more about Ebor and Northumberland Plate

27/10/2006

On Saturday we have 4 runners. Nayyir has had a nice break since his last run and is on very good form. He runs at Newmarket in the Ben Marshall Listed race over 1m and he will be ridden by Eddie Aher...

Read more about Risque Heights

13/10/2006

On Thursday, All the Good ran at Newmarket in a 1m 4f race and was placed 4th.  He didn't settle in the race as he usually would for some reason, but despite this he ran w...

Read more about Fillies Handicap

05/10/2006

I was very pleased with the way that All the Good won last week. The trip suited him and he won very comfortably. I will be looking now to find another suitable opportunity for him in the next week or...

Read more about All the Good

28/09/2006

We have All the Good running at Newmarket on Thursday (today) in a 1m 6f Handicap. I feel that the distance and ground will suit him and that he will run well. On Friday we have King Joshua and Nimra ...

Read more about Nimra at Lingfield

21/09/2006

We have a very quiet weekend coming up as although we had a few entries we felt that there were better opportunities available to those horses over the next week, including the Cambridgeshire Meeting ...

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19/09/2006

At the end of the first week of Keeneland Sales we have purchased a total of 3 yearlings, all of which are now for sale. They are as follows; LOT 548 “SE...

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14/09/2006

This week I am busy at Keeneland Sales in the US, and so far have bought 2 yearlings and am planning on buying some more. I have bought Lot 658 a chesnut colt by Gulch out of Toberanama which I have b...

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01/09/2006

On Saturday we have 3 runners at Kempton starting with Traditionalist ridden by Seb Sanders in the 2 year old Conditions Stakes over 7 furlongs. This will be his 2nd run and we are hoping that this wi...

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21/08/2006

Last week started off with a winner from Beauchamp Viceroy at Wolverhampton. He was ridden by Frankie Dettori and won going away from the rest of the field. Newmarket could be his next appointment whe...

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21/08/2006

Bayeux ended our cold spell when winning the John Smith’s Steward Cup at Hamilton. This was a very competitive race and he came off a strong pace to win comfortably under Nicky Mackay. The Inter...

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10/08/2006

At our final attempt to have a winner at Glorious Goodwood, we were beaten a short head! Diktatorial ran for the 2 nd time at the meeting in the Vodafone Apprentice Stakes under Adam Kirby on Saturday...

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09/08/2006

On Saturday we have 2 runners, Nayyir at York and Bayeux at Goodwood. Nayyir runs in the Group 3 Strensall Stakes over 1m 1f and will be ridden by Kevin Darley...

Read more about Bayeux at Goodwood

04/08/2006

We were very happy with the way that World's Heroine broke her maiden at York and also with King Joshua's second start back at Ascot where he really seemed to be back on track. These were both...

Read more about King Joshua

13/07/2006

This week we have sent out a few runners and picked up several placings without a win which has been a little frustrating. Our 2 nice fillies Tafiya and Shamila both finished 2 nd this week, and Best ...

Read more about Shamila

29/06/2006

We had 3 runners at Royal Ascot last week, with both Forgery and Bayeux putting up very good performances in large fields. Forgery was 7 th in the Royal Hunt Cup, running on strongly through horses an...

Read more about Pronto Vende

19/06/2006

Our first runner at Royal Ascot this year will be Forgery on Wednesday in the Royal Hunt Cup over 1 mile. He will be ridden by Keiran Fallon. On Thursday we hav...

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13/06/2006

We are working some of our Royal Ascot horse tomorrow at Kempton. The runners will be headed by Bonus in the Wokingham, Bayeux in the Lockinge/Wokingham, Forgery in the Royal Hunt Cup and Compton Bolt...

Read more about Royal Ascot

09/06/2006

Last weekend saw us have our first runners for 3 weeks, and it was wonderful to come back with a winner! As I said before I was very disappointed with the per...

Read more about Lennox Stakes

16/05/2006

I have decided to go pretty easy with a lot of our horses over the next week or 2. We had quite a few horses disappoint us last week for no particular reason and I just feel that they are not performi...

Read more about Bayeux

09/05/2006

The wind was let out of our sails with Bayeux’s showing on Saturday. We really thought he had a very good chance of going close in what was a very competitive race. However the ground seemed to ...

Read more about Victoria Cup

05/05/2006

We have quite an important weekend ahead of us with Bayeux running in the StanJamesUK.com Heritage Handicap on Saturday at Newmarket. Jamie Spencer rides him and he is drawn 12, which puts us in the m...

Read more about Heritage Handicap

24/04/2006

I was delighted with Forgery winning The Spring Cup at Newbury on Saturday when given a good ride by Nicky McKay.  The Royal Hunt Cup at Royal Ascot could now be on the agenda for him. ...

Read more about Forgery

18/04/2006

To say the least we were quite disappointed with Nayyir's performance. The race didn't pan out very well for him and unfortunately he has not come out of the race very well. We have no set dat...

Read more about The John Porter Stakes

12/04/2006

Last week we were very quiet.  However this Saturday sees some of our nicer horses in action at Kempton, namely Nayyir and Tarfah, and we have Ringsider in the Roseberry Handicap.  Tarfah tr...

Read more about Roseberry Handicap

03/04/2006

We are pretty quiet with regard to runners at the moment. However, we did work a number of horses yesterday morning, namely Tarfah, Ringsider and All The Good. I was very pleased with the way these th...

Read more about Tarfah

28/03/2006

I have mixed feelings following our time in the desert last weekend when JACK SULLIVAN finished third in The Godolphin Mile at Nad Al Sheba. Although he would not have beaten the winner, it was very d...

Read more about The Godolphin Mile

20/03/2006

The Winter Derby ended up being quite a tough pill to swallow. I was glad to see Nayyir back in very good form but yet again he met trouble in running and didn't get his due rewards. I was quite a...

Read more about Winter Derby

02/03/2006

We started off the week with Best Double who was second at Wolverhampton and then went one better on Tuesday when Bayeux won impressively at Lingfield when upped in distance from 5f to 6f.  On Th...

Read more about Best Double

21/02/2006

I was very pleased to say the least that Nayyir was back in the winning circle again. After all his heavy battles it seemed unimaginable that he had not won since 2003. He has come out of the race ver...

Read more about Nayyir

06/02/2006

All our attention will be in Dubai this Thursday when Jack Sullivan makes his debut in the 2nd round of the Maktoum Challenge which he won last year. He travelled over last Thursday and after a few de...

Read more about Maktoum Challenge

30/01/2006

I was pleased with the runners at Lingfield and Wolverhampton this weekend. Penang Cinta opened his account on his first time in handicap company. I was very pleased with Bonus' win and thought th...

Read more about Penang Cinta

24/01/2006

We welcomed in the New Year with a nice winner in Super Frank. I was pleased to get another winner for his owner Alan Spence and I hope to do my bit in maintaining this run after a good year...

Read more about Super Frank

24/12/2005

As we fast approach the end of 2005 we have one milestone left for this year. On Wednesday 28 December, stable favourite, COMPTON BOLTER, makes his hurdling debut at Newbury. He has been schooling wel...

Read more about COMPTON BOLTER

09/11/2005

As you probably know, JACK SULLIVAN was rather disappointing in the Breeders Cup on October 29th.   Why he performed as he did we are not quite sure.   We will have to regroup and aim for th...

Read more about DIKTATORIAL

29/09/2005

I was quite disappointed with NAYYIR's performance at Goodwood.   Thankfully BEAUCHAMP TRUMP gave us some reason to smile when winning on the same card.   I am not sure why Nayyir is no ...

Read more about BEAUCHAMP TRUMP

05/09/2005

We headed into this week having made entries for JACK SULLIVAN in the Park Stakes and JAGGER in the Doncaster Cup.   I thought both would run well but unfortunately the rain softened ground compr...

Read more about DOOHULLA

23/08/2005

Since our last report the yard has hit a better patch of form.   Even though we didn't have a winner at York I was quite pleased with the way the horses performed, with the exception of Natal...

Read more about JAGGER

10/08/2005

At long last we got the monkey off our back on Monday evening when PRIME NUMBER won at Windsor. I can't say that the horses were not running well, just not winning! But I wasn't panicking in a...

Read more about PRIME NUMBER

02/08/2005

To say the least our week at Glorious Goodwood proved quite frustrating.  I thought that JACK SULLIVAN ran very wel...

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25/07/2005

I write this update on the eve of the Glorious Goodwood Festival where we intend to be well represented. ...

Read more about JACK SULLIVAN

12/07/2005

To say the least we were very disappointed with the way Jack Sullivan ran on Saturday. He had been training very well and we were mystified as to why he ran th...

Read more about SCOTTISH PLAY

17/06/2005

At the beginning of Ascot I thought we had two very good chances in LEAGUE ...

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