Search
  • Ian Ender

TWO RUNNERS AT NEWCASTLE ON WEDNESDAY.

With many of the jump meetings falling by the wayside, I can at least write with some confidence that the flat all weather meeting at Newcastle is pretty much certain to go ahead.

We have two live chances providing that Just Jean is in the same mood as she was on her last start 13 days ago. Aiden Brookes employed different tactics by having her right up with the pace from the start, and this seemed to keep the filly interested, and she appeared to give her all right to the line, finishing third at 50/1, and running her best race so far this season. This drop in trip by two and a half furlongs is probably a plus, the race is at 2.0.pm, with Aiden retaining the ride.

It's welcome back to one of last seasons biggest success stories Dragons Will Rise, who hasn't raced for 60 days. He is the winner of three of his last five starts,and was last seen when a shade disappointingly finishing third at Wolverhampton, when probably not getting the run of the race. He will want a fast pace, as he drops back to a mile for the first time since last March, with his regular jockey Robert Havlin retaining the ride, at 3.0.pm.

To keep up to date with all the latest happenings at Oakwood Stables, and Sharp Hill, click on 'NEWS' at www.mickyhammondracing.


Good luck to the connections, Mr and Mrs Paul Chapman, and The Golden Cuckoo.

18 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

STASH THE CASH. 01 January 1991. Persian Bold-Noble Girl. Owner-G. Shiel. Stash The Cash was one of the many horses owned by the late Graham Shiel, a big supporter of the Micky Hammond yard. Graham's

We send one down to Nottingham where the going is currently good to firm, and they are watering to maintain, and we also send three up to Carlisle for their evening meeting where it is good to firm, g

VALIANT WARRIOR. 27 March 1988. Valiyar-Jouvencelle. Owner-Paul Sellars. Valiant Warrior was bred to be a decent middle distance performer on the flat, and over the course of a 62 race career, he perf