10th March 2016

10-March-2016 18:17
in General
by Admin

Can you spot the wellie.

Rebekah Rabbit will go and see Black Sam Bellamy in the hope she gets in foal ASAP. A good choice of sire as I think he is proving to be very successful and is possibly under estimated.

A much drier day today which was appreciated, all the 4 year olds apart for Agamemmon cantered a minimum of 2 miles on the sand. Agamemmon and Lamanver Alchemy swung through on the woodchip a couple of times. Lamanver Alchemy is in at Plumpton on Monday and is an intended runner. It will be her first time in handicap company. I think the plan is to hold her up and teach her to race properly, until she learns to settle and race she won't be winning anything. She will be let down after Plumpton and head to the field for the spring grass. Ultimately, she will jump a fence. She is still a frame of a horse and will improve for a summer on her back. Her full sister Lamanver Odyssey has entries at Taunton and Sedgefield next week, given the forecast of drying ground she is more likely to wait for Southwell on 21st March.

Frank and I collected the Stowaway and Scorpion 3 year olds form their part owners house. They are 2 lovely horses and I’m sure they will be well received at the sale. I will also be consigning Spirit of Shankly’s full brother, a Malinas Filly and a Jeremey 3-year-old gelding. Doncaster will be a busy spot for us over the sale as we will possibly also have horse in training to sell.

My comments about the word “listen” being used in interviews seems to have caused a stir, I see a regular blog reader of mine copying Nick Luck in to twitter posts suggesting he attempts to put a stop to it. I fear Nick will have much more pressing things on his mind than that.

Much to Pinnacle Panda’s disappointment, it appears that Cheltenham missed the deluge of rain we had through Tuesday night into Wednesday. A lot of water has to pass under the bridge before then anyhow as he may not even get a run.