New neighbour at Manton

I’m delighted that Martyn Meade and his team are joining me and my team here at Manton next year.  I came to Manton in 2006 and I still have to pinch myself on a daily basis to remember that my presence here is a reality, it is a wonderful place to live and train. Recently, my fiancé Jax and I have agreed the purchase of both Manton Lodge and the Astor Yard and I am...

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Saturday’s Runners

NEWMARKET 2.55 – SPARK PLUG – He ran a great race last time out and steps back up to his preferred trip of 1m 2f this time. He has had a really good consistent season and is more than capable of running another competitive race. Pat Smullen takes the ride.

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Saturday’s Runners

NEWBURY: 2.15 – RAHEEN HOUSE – He ran a great race last time out at Ascot having deservedly won the Listed race. He has been on cracking form since and I hope he can be just as competitive again on Saturday. Jamie Spencer rides. 3.20 – MUTARAKEZ – He has come out of his last race in great form and has been working well since. Tom Marquand...

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Friday’s Runners

NEWBURY: 1.10 – BROTHER RALPH – He ran a very impressive race first time out at Newbury last time and will have learnt plenty. He is in great form and I hope he can run another competitive race. Jim Crowley takes the ride on him. 2.15 – PHOENICIAN STAR – He makes his racecourse debut here at Newbury and will benefit from the run. He has been...

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Wednesday’s Runners

NEWMARKET: 2.20 – PRINCE CONSORT – He ran a very promising race at York last time out and has come on for the run. This looks a nice spot for him and I think he can run another competitive race. Ryan Tate takes the ride on him.

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Saturday’s Runners

NEWMARKET: 2.25 – PETRUS -He ran a very good race in The Royal Lodge after a long break and has come out of the race well. I am confident that he can be very competitive with this drop in grade and run a good race. Tom Marquand rides.   5.25 – SPARK PLUG – He returns back to the course and distance of his Cambridgeshire victory. He has been running...

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Friday’s Runners

ASCOT: 2.00 – FOX TROTTER – He has been working well at home and the race conditions should suit him nicely. Charlie Bishop rides. 3.10 – BACCHUS – He was an impressive winner last time at Newmarket and I hope he can repeat that again. His work has been very pleasing and he goes there with a strong chance. Adam Kirby takes the ride. 3.45 –...

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Saturday’s Runners

NEWMARKET: 1.50 The Royal Lodge Stakes – PETRUS – His form looks very strong, he has been extremely pleasing at home and he is entitled to this step up in grade. Jamie Spencer rides.

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Friday’s Runners

HAYDOCK: 5.05 – FASTAR – He was an impressive winner last time out at Sandown and came out of the race well. Hopefully he can remain on a winning streak and run a confident race. Charlie Bishop stays on him.

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Wednesday’s Runners

GOODWOOD: 3.45 – SPARK PLUG – he ran a great race last time out at Windsor and was very unlucky to be beaten. I hope he can return to winning form here at Goodwood. James Doyle rides.

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BACCHUS

Unfortunately BACCHUS will not be running in The Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday, he was scoped on Tuesday and found to be wrong. He will have 4 or 5 days off and we will look to run him again in a couple of weeks time.

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SATURDAY ST.LEGER

DONCASTER: 3.35 ST. LEGER – RAHEEN HOUSE – He has been doing very well since his win in The Bahrain Trophy last time out and his work has been extremely pleasing. We go there with a good chance and hope for a confident run. Adam Kirby takes the ride.

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