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It’s been a while since I updated you all on how my racehorses are doing. There have actually been some really exciting updates from great race results (which you can now keep up to date with here) and some fantastic news.
It’s been a strong few months for the girls! They have ran some great races.
Wouldubewell smashed it on her first run for us, with a win over hurdles. She then went on to finish 4th behind 2 horses carrying roughly a stone less weight than her. Finally she finished 2nd to another horse carrying considerably less weight than her. She LOVES the wet, heavy ground. So she is probably finished for the season now and will be heading off on her summer holidays. The current plan is to send her off chasing next season.
Paris Dixie had her first run over hurdles in October where she finished strongly to finish 2nd. However, next time out on softer ground against the boys she didn’t run as well, finishing 5th, which led Nicky Henderson to send her for a wind operation. After recovering she had another run on the soft against the boys, finishing 7th again, which wasn’t a bad effort on the ground. Last week she ran in a Grade 2 mares novice handicap. This was a huge step up for her, but it was looking like good ground, so we hoped she could show something. Unfortunately rain over night meant the ground was much softer than we had hoped, meaning she struggled in the final stages and finished 7th. Considering the huge step up in class, I am quite pleased with this result. With spring just around the corner hopefully we will see more of her at her best.
Cupboard Love is still chilling out at the stud. But I am pleased to say she has now scanned in foal! It’s still early days but fingers crossed!
Not a huge amount has happened with Tambourine Girl over winter. She has had a rest and gone back to basics a bit. But is now ready for a run. We are just waiting for the right opportunity for her.
It’s been a while since Asdaa got his head in front. But he has been in the prize money for his last 9 runs. We recently had a bit of a breakthrough trying him over a longer distance. So perhaps that has been the issue and we still have more to see from him. But I was also lucky enough to attend one of his races as an owner last year when he came in second. It was fantastic.
Chez Hans returned to the racecourse in a jumpers bumper after his wind op in February. He was quite disappointing in this run, finishing 11th of 15. But he has bounced back and is running incredibly well. His two runs since he has finished 2nd. Seeming to prefer the good ground, hopefully he can get his head in front soon.