With mixed emotions, The Two Golf Widows and Lucinda Russell Racing announce that One For Arthur, the 2017 Randox Health Grand National winner has been retired; we have decided to call time on the racing career of our much loved warrior.
We are immensely grateful for what Arthur has done for us and the journey that he has taken us on. It was a huge privilege to win the National for Scotland…
Vino's Choice has been most consistent and having finished second on his previous start to a stablemate he finally won this afternoon at Musselburgh. Given a well judged ride by Blair he powered to the front two out and held on by a couple of lengths to gain his win for Two Black Labs. It was a welcome boost for part owner Louis who has been ill recently and would like to thank the Dick Vet for…
Thunder In Milan looks like a proper horse, and should bring many more good days for owners Allson Sparkle Ltd. Bought at the Goffs May sales last year he was chosen due to his staying pedigree and his sire being by Milan. He has been given time and having had a racecourse gallop at Perth in September he was fine to make the running. Despite being headed a furlong out, he showed a fabulous attitude…
After a week of work where we seemed to be soaking wet each day, we are looking forward to racing tomorrow at Ayr, where it sounds like we are going to be soaked again. At least the horses (and jockeys) are conditioned to it.
We have had plenty of work on the grass over the past week with some good work from Your Place, Red Missile, Looks Like Murt, Calle Malva, Haute Estime, One For Arthur,…
The highlight of the past few days racing has to be our treble at Hexham yesterday when Ain't My Fault, Mighty Thunder, and OrionInverness won successive chases at the extra Hexham fixture.
Ain't My Fault, pictured in the winners enclosure with Andy one of his Foresight Racing owners, fully deserved his win having run consistently in chases through the past year. There was no doubt that…
We have had a great week on the yard with our flat winner and plenty of galloping and preparing the imminent racing horses. Scu and the jockeys have been schooling most of the week, and we have really enjoyed working the horses on the grass and woodchip as we peak the runners.
We start our Kelso nine declarations with the exciting Bollingerandkrug. Third on his bumper debut he was denied…
Ballyare was our first ever sprint winner at Newcastle this afternoon for owners the Bristol Boys. Waiting for a gap he had to push past horses in the final furlong but won nicely once given a clear run. Ballyare has been a most consistent horse and seems to love the all weather; there should be more opportunities for him there this winter.
We were delighted to pick up Mrs Melba Bryce's…
Buddha Scheme galloped back into form with a solid second place at Hexham over three miles; looking happier throughout the race he jumped better than last season and is turning into a dour stayer for Gerry.
Readysteadybeau had a super debut when fourth; although still very much a work in progress he travelled nicely through the race until the final hill found him out. However, he knuckled…
We have had a productive week at home, with just a couple of flat runners to keep us on our toes. We were delighted with the first time out two year old Aone Ally; a strong type he has been brought along steadily and was understandably green on this debut. He led three from home before showing his greeness but is definitley one for the future.
The rain over the past few days has eased the…
Looks Like Murt was nabbed on the line in the two and a half mile novice hurdle, but he ran a super race, travelling as strongly as ever and enjoying being back on the track. An athletic horse who is fairly lightly raced up to now he will probably be back chasing next time.
Shanroe Street could have done with softer ground as the principles kicked away from him, however, he stayed on and…