Entries & Recent Form

There are three meetings taking place on these shores this afternoon with flat cards from Chelmsford City and Hamilton and a jumps fixture from Plumpton.  David has one runner this afternoon as Stubborn Logic (pictured above) makes his debut for the stable in the 2m4f handicap hurdle at Plumpton at 3.20pm.  This is his first start since June 2019 when he won at Market Rasen.  He is 4lbs higher this afternoon but has done plenty of work at home and should appreciate the ground.  Tom Scudamore is in the saddle and whilst this is a competitive race for the grade, he should go well at a decent price.

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There is a busy day of action ahead with five meetings taking place on these shores.  There are flat meetings from Ayr, Newbury, Newmarket and Wolverhampton, whilst there is a jumps card from Newton Abbot.  David has one runner this afternoon as Midnight Magic (pictured above) contests the 3m2f handicap chase at Newton Abbot at 5.20pm.  He was a winner over course and distance in a conditional jockeys' race 11 days ago and is 4lbs higher this afternoon.  He enjoys this good ground and regular rider David Noonan is back in the saddle this afternoon and with conditions very much in his favour, he must go well again.

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There are four meetings taking place this afternoon with flat action from Ayr, Catterick, Kempton and Newbury.  Newbury have a decent looking Listed race on their card, whilst Ayr host two Listed contests.  It is amazing to see some of the regional variances in the ground - unsurprisingly, Newbury offer good, watered ground, whilst at Catterick the going is good (good/firm in places).  Meanwhile, the far north have clearly not been enjoying the same Indian summer as southern parts as the ground at Ayr is current good/soft (soft in places).  It sounds obvious, but if you are placing a bet, make sure that your selection will handle the surface it is racing on.

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There are no jumps meetings in the UK today but there are flat meetings at Pontefract, Yarmouth, Ayr, and Chelmsford.  In Ireland there are two meetings, a flat card at Naas and a jumps card at Tramore.  David does not have any runners today but we do have 48 hour declarations for racing at Newton Abbot on Saturday.  Midnight Magic is our only potential runner and he may look to follow up his recent course and distance success.  While we have been enjoying the recent sunshine and warm weather this of course has meant that the ground has been drying out at racecourses across the country.  This is part of the reason the stable does not have many entries at the moment but also we have recently vaccinated the majority of our horses so we are allowing them time to get over this.  It also then means that as soon as we get some rain we have a strong team of horses ready to go in the next 2-3 weeks.

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There are four meetings taking place this afternoon with flat cards from Beverley, Sandown and Yarmouth, whilst there is a jumps fixtures from Kelso.  The highlight of the day is the 1m Listed contest at Sandown at 3.55pm featuring a small but select field, including the progressive Montatham who is improving at a rate of knots.  Meanwhile, there is some decent National Hunt action at Kelso with the 2m5f handicap hurdle the feature at 5.10pm.  It has drawn a competitive field with over half of the runners single-figure prices according to the bookmakers.

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There are four meetings taking place this afternoon with flat fixtures from Kempton, Redcar and Yarmouth, whilst there is a jumps card from Hexham.  Hexham's card has been transferred from Southwell after the temporary suspension of meetings at the track.  Unfortunately quality is a little thin on the ground, with the best race of the day a 1m3½f 0-100 handicap at Yarmouth and that has only attracted four runners!  Following the recent dry spell and climbing temperatures the ground is quite lively at all the turf tracks and Hexham have even had to water.  Kempton is on the slow side as ironically, the better the weather, the slower the sand rides.  There are no runners from the Pond House team today.

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There are four meetings taking place today with flat action from Thirsk, Lingfield, Bath and Wolverhampton.  If you are a fan of the jumps, I am afraid the dearth of meetings continues this afternoon with another blank day.  If you are desperate for your fix, there is a jumps card from Sligo that is covered by Racing TV.  There are no runners from Pond House today.

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