STABLE NEWS

18th November- Stable News

        A very wet grey day at Cheltenham. The Mighty Don ran in the 2mile 5 intermediate hurdle at Cheltenham.  He was ridded by the champion jockey Richard Johnson.  Unfortunately the rain really came and also Cheltenham had been watering for weeks before so the ground turned to soft , heavy in […]

14th November – Stable News

Today we had one runner at Lindfield, “Glen Rocco”  having his first run after a long lay off.  He is a stunning 6 year old Chestnut gelding by Shirocco.   He previously won a P2P in Ireland and has had a year and a half off.  We were thrilled with his run, his jumping was […]

13th November Stable News

We had one runner at Kempton in the 2 mile conditional jockeys handicap hurdle.  Cashanova was always in top gear, he finished 6th out of 9 runners.  We are disappointed with his race, but maybe it just came too soon after his race at Fakenham race .  Unless anything comes to light, we will look […]

9th November -Stable News

    We have two runners tomorrow at Fontwell for the Winners Autumn afternoon raceday.  Alka Step is running in the conditional jockeys 2mile 2 novice hurdle, Lizzie Kelly takes the ride.  It is only his second for the stable and we are hoping for a clear round of jumping and a positive run. Give […]

6th November Stable News

      A very disappointing start to Swift Natives campaign, she was very nervous in the pre-parade ring and got herself in quite a state.  It took both Nick and Andrew to lead her round and try and keep her calm.  She almost jumped Leighton out of the saddle at the first jump and was […]

6th November- Stable News

It is a beautiful morning on the south downs today, the sun is shining and there was a little frost early on.   We have one runner at Plumpton in the 2mile 4 mares novice hurdle.  Swift Native a new recruit for the Nick Gifford Racing Club is having her first run for us.  Nick […]

5th November – Stable News , Exciting New Recruit

      We are very excited to welcome back a former owner Sarah Cotty to our stables.  Nick went to Newmarket sales and bought a very exciting 3 year old chestnut gelding out of the Roger Varian Stable.  Meet Oden, a very impressive winner on the flat at Brighton in September over 1mile 2 […]

4th November- Stable News -WINNER AT ASCOT!!!

      Well what a brilliant day with two runners at Ascot.  Notre Ami ran a very good race, they went off very fast and he really was running on at the end, given a great ride  by Leighton Aspel to finish 4th. Then BOOM Brown Bear our stable star was given a brilliant […]

Stable News- 1st November

    We had two runners at Fakenham.  Cashanova a 2011 gelding by Arcadio ran in the 2mile handicap hurdle.  They set off at some speed from the start,  and Cashanova got a bit tired in the closing stages to finish 5th out of 9.  He has come out of the race fine and we […]

24th October – Stable News

                    Today is another wet, but very mild day and a long drive down to Exeter with two runners.  Project Mars runs in the 2.20pm Amateur Riders Handicap hurdle over 2 miles 1.  Tabitha Worsley takes the ride.  He is a tough, genuine presenting gelding who […]