So Close To A Big Race Treble In A Memorable July

By Megan Sutton | August 4, 2022

Archie and the team came within an ace of completing a big race treble in July following the storming successes of EDDIE’S BOY in the Super Sprint at Newbury and Tempus in a valuable handicap at Ascot. The gallant Tabdeed failed by only a short-head to land the £250,000 Coral Stewards’ Cup at the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Saturday 30th to round-off another memorable month at Saxon Gate. Eddie’s Boy played the starring role by making all the running against…

Molecomb Target For Super Sprint Hero

By Megan Sutton | July 22, 2022

EDDIE’S BOY will step up in grade to contest the Group 3 Molecomb Stakes at the Qatar Festival at Goodwood following a resounding victory in the valuable Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on 16th July. Our classy son of Havana Grey scooped almost £100,000 for his owners Middleham Park Racing after scorching home by two and a quarter lengths in the traditional two-year-old cavalry charge at rewarding odds of 15-2. Now Archie is looking forward to a ‘glorious’ day on…

Royal Ascot Winner Bradsell Crowns Unforgettable June

By Megan Sutton | July 6, 2022

June was an unforgettable month for Archie – on and off the track. His brilliant two-year-old BRADSELL won the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot just a few days before the Saxon Gate trainer married his fiancée Brodie Hampson. Bradsell’s victory under Hollie Doyle in the Group 2 feature is documented in detail on this site and sets him up for a likely re-appearance in the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes in Ireland in August. However, he wasn’t the only Saxon…

Irish Group One Target For ‘Brilliant’ Bradsell

By Megan Sutton | June 20, 2022

Our impressive Royal Ascot winner BRADSELL is set to step up to the highest level in the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes in Ireland later this summer. Brilliant under Hollie Doyle in the Group 2 Coventry Stakes, our son of Tasleet holds an entry in the big juvenile feature over six furlongs at The Curragh on Saturday 6th August. His victory in a strong renewal at the Royal Meeting was executed in a fast time, delighting his trainer. “He was…

Exciting Two-Year-Olds Spearhead A Successful May

By Megan Sutton | June 6, 2022

Our two-year-olds spearheaded a productive May at Saxon Gate, but none was more exciting that debut winner BRADSELL who dominated a six-furlong novice on his racecourse debut at York to win by nine lengths under PJ McDonald. Bought by Blandford Bloodstock at the Goffs Breeze-Ups for £47,000, Primavera’s bay son of Tasleet quickly established himself among the leading fancies for the Group 2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot. Another to confirm his credentials for bigger assignments was Brave Emperor, who…

Excel Has The Power!

By Megan Sutton | May 7, 2022

Mohammed Rashid’s exciting gelding EXCEL POWER initiated a productive nine days on turf by winning at Haydock Park on Saturday 23rd April. Our progressive four-year-old eased clear of a competitive field to dominate a Class 3 mile handicap in the hands of Hollie Doyle. Returning from a five-month break following a handicap success at Chelmsford City in November, our son of Slade Power took his win tally to five from 10 as he comfortably defied a mark of 88, and…

Listed Seconds For Hambleton Stars

By Megan Sutton | April 3, 2022

All-Weather star AL ZARAQAAN confirmed himself in top form ahead of the valuable Easter Classic at Newcastle on Good Friday with a near miss in a Listed race at Kempton Park on 26th March. He only just failed to claw back Charlie and Mark Johnston’s Living Legend in first-time blinkers in the Unibet Magnolia Stakes over a mile and a quarter on the Polytrack. Despite a slow start, Hambleton Racing’s gelding was gaining with every stride for Luke Morris in…

$1 Million Hero Outbox Our February Star

By Megan Sutton | March 4, 2022

OUTBOX’S victory in a $1 million local Group 1 in Qatar on 19th February was one of our most significant so far. The gelding earned over £420,000 for his owners Hambleton Racing by taking the HH The Amir Trophy over 2,400 metres for regular partner Hollie Doyle and a full report on his magnificent achievement appears on this site. Whilst the seven-year-old son of Frankel played a starring role in Doha, some of our promising young horses made a good…

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