Steve Smith

Five individual stakes winners light up another big year

Five individual stakes winners light up another big year

Five individual stakes winners spearheaded another successful year in 2021 for Archie and the team at Saxon Gate. They contributed to 78 winners on the Flat and All-Weather, supplemented by five more under National Hunt rules. Five individual stakes winners spearheaded another successful year in 2021 for Archie and the team at Saxon Gate. They…

Gallant Glen so close in Champion Sprint

Gallant Glen so close in Champion Sprint

Our stable star GLEN SHIEL produced one of his best performances to finish a close second in the Quipco Champions Sprint on British Champions Day at Ascot. Defending the title he dug so deep to secure 12 months earlier, Hambleton Racing’s seven-year-old finished just a length behind Creative Force in first-time blinkers, with regular partner…

Group 3 success for homebred Nazanin

Group 3 success for homebred Nazanin

NAZANIN’S victory in the Group 3 Virgin Bet Firth Of Clyde Fillies’ Stakes at Ayr’s Western Meeting on Saturday 18th September was extra-special for owner Imad Alsagar. The daughter of Declaration Of War, who was given a brilliant ride by Hollie Doyle, was homebred at Imad’s Blue Diamond Stud at Six Mile Bottom near Newmarket. After racing…

Nazanin lights up September with Group success

Nazanin lights up September with Group success

NAZANIN’S victory in the Group 3 Virgin Bet Firth Of Clyde Fillies’ Stakes at Ayr’s Western Meeting gave all the team at Saxon Gate a great thrill but was extra-special for owner-breeder Imad Alsagar. The daughter of Declaration Of War, who was given a brilliant ride by our stable jockey Hollie Doyle, kept on strongly to…

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