Auction House filly.

In training with Brian Meehan.

'Pansy Potter' Category

I went to Lapland on the weekend, which was good fun.¬† It was a real winter wonderland - pine forests of deep snow.¬† We had a late night husky ride (they don’t half motor), a reindeer sleigh ride followed by¬†a trek to meet Santa in a hut in the woods and a snowmobile trek.¬† The [...]

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No good for Pansy, but an fair run and the general view seems to be that she’s still a bit of a baby and will progress as the season goes on.¬† She didn’t look to get the mile and seven furlongs looks more the ticket.¬† Next time out we’ll run her up with the pace [...]

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I’m having a quiet time of it at the moment - the weather’s been horrible and I’ve had a bad cold.¬† I haven’t had any runners and I haven’t been betting either - I’m still licking my wounds from my big bet on Marine Boy.
Marine Boy may come out again at Haydock on Saturday, and [...]

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Ugh.  My hopes and dreams from Friday lie crushed and broken.
Marine Boy’s run was too bad to be true.¬† He’s a lot better than that - in a sense I’d have been more concerned if he’d been beaten a couple of lengths.¬† He scoped clean after the race and he trotted up fine - we [...]

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I travelled up to Newmarket late on Monday night with Mick and we checked into a hotel.  In the morning I went down to watch work with Pete.
Winker was out first lot.  He worked extremely well without seeming to extend himself - Pete thought it was there or thereabouts his nicest piece of work this [...]

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Some interesting racing today, including a couple of runners for me.  Lilac Moon goes in the last at Newmarket and Pansy Potter in the 4:25 at Newbury.
Tom Dascombe runs a couple of likely types today, and they may both be worth following.  Blakfrankisch runs in the first at Newbury, and is ridden by Michaela Sowerby.  Michaela [...]

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