Tuesday, 5 February 2013

28 November

Media Hype easily wins the Listed Wildflower Stakes at Kempton on the all weather by 3.5 lengths having also been third in a Group 3 race (Stockhom Cup International) on 3rd September

24 October

Hippy Hippy Shake makes easy work of winning a very competitive Newmarket Fillies
handicap (0-100).  Having been dropped back from 10f to a mile, which should suit her far better,
she will now stay in training next year

20 October

SHIROCCO STAR runs a fantastic race to finish second to the older, fresher, filly Saphire, in the process beating three Oaks winners - Dancing Rain (now 4) - Great Heavens and Was. 

SHIROCCO STAR has run consistently well all year, just evading that Number 1 slot!  Second in Oaks Trial, second Epsom Oaks, third in Ribblesdale, second in Irish Oaks, second at Longchamp and second at the end of the season at the Ascot Festival (Qipco Fillies & Mares Stakes)

7 October

Frustratingly IZZI TOP runs second at Longchamp in the Group 1 Prix de L'Opera in very heavy, testing conditions, following overnight rain

IZZI TOP has now been retired to Stud and will visit Oasis Dream, having this year won a Group 3, a Group 2, two Group 1's and a Group 1 second place

6 October

SHIROCCO STAR runs a great race in very soft conditions at Longchamp finishing second, a neck behind the Aga Khan's Dalkala, in the Group 2 Quatar Prix de Rouyallieu

23 August

SHIROCCO STAR finished fourth in The Yorkshire Oaks as the jockey's waiting tactics failed to pay off

19 August

IZZI TOP ran a huge race to finish second to the globetrotting Snow Fairy in the Group 1 Prix de Romanet at Deauville.  Snow Fairy was subsequently disqualified as she was tested positive to

22 July

SHIROCCO STAR ran a fantastic race at the Curragh in the very heavy going Irish Oaks, having hit the front she was just overtaken by a fast wide run by Great Heavens and so had to settle for second again in yet another Classic