Dylan Mouth gave us our second Group 3 winner in two days on Saturday when landing the 2.35pm John Smith’s Silver Cup Stakes at York. The win came a day after Raven’s Lady picked up the Group 3 William Hill Summer Stakes also at York Racecourse.
The seven year old, Dylan Mouth had his first winner since landing the Old Newton Cup Handicap at Haydock in July 2017. The son of Dylan Mouth is in good form since the race and will now be targeted from some of the bigger races abroad.
Raven’s Lady ran a gallant race at York on Friday, landing the Group 3 William Hill Summer Stakes.The filly was given a brilliant ride by Gerald Mosse the pair started to make headway around 3f out , before being switched right towards stands’ rail and just holding Pretty Baby in the final 100 yards to win by a short head.
The win came as syndicate Heart of the South Racing’s first Group winner and we are delighted for all her connections.We would like to thank bloodstock agent Jamie Lloyd who purchased Raven’s Lady for us as a yearling for 38,000gns in the Tattersalls Book 1 Sale.
Raven’s Lady has come out of the race very well and holds upcoming entries for the Group 2 Goldene Peitsche at Baden- Baden and the Group 1 Prix Maurice De Gheest at Deauville.
Al Thumama racing landed their first British success on Wednesday with Lady Al Thumama taking the 6:55pm 32Red Casino Handicap (London Mile Series Qualifier) at Kempton Park.
The daughter of Leroidesanimaux, was having only her third start for the yard since arriving in March. She was held up in rear-division, before being ridden over 2f out. She kept on well under a perfectly timed ride by Gabriele Malune to take the race by a head to the second placed horse Diocles Of Rome.
Capla Rock broke her maiden on her third start at Nottingham on Thursday. The two year old filly jumped well from the stalls and settled in behind the leading group, before picking up nicely in the final furlong to go on to win the race by a comfortable 1 1/2 lengths under a brilliant ride by jockey Antonio Fresu.
The filly has bounced back after the race extremely well and we will now start to target future races for her. The win also came as an first for her owners Ventura Racing, Capla & P Barker and we are delighted to have secured a win for her owners.
Thursday marked Volevo Lui third victory when he landed the Bond Street Chelmsford Handicap at Chelmsford Racecourse. The son of Farhh was given a perfectly timed ride by jockey Marc Monaghan to get up on the line and take the race by a nose to the second placed horse Rude Awakening.
Owned by Scuderia Blueberry SRL, Volevo Lui was a 50,000gns graduate from the Tattersalls October Book 2 sale in 2016. He has come out of the race well and we are hoping he can continue his winning run in the near future!
Marco celebrated his first Royal Ascot on Wednesday when Aljazzi landed the Group 2 The Duke Of Cambridge Stakes on day two of the meeting. Blue Diamond Stud’s homebred Aljazzi ran out the fantastic winner of the Group 2 Duke Of Cambridge Stakes, powering clear under a great ride by jockey William Buick to take the race by three-and-three-quarters to the second placed horse Tribute Act.
The five year old daughter of Shamardal has come out of the race well and all being well she will now be aimed at a Group 1 later on in the season. She already holds entries in the Falmouth Stakes held at Newmarket during the July festival.
The highly progressive three year old is cataloged (Lot 26) in this years Goffs London Sale that is held on the eve of Royal Ascot. The sale takes place at 5pm on Monday 18th June at the Orangery, Kensington Palace.
The Middleham Park Racing owned son of Dark Angel has finished in the top four on his last five starts, all of which came in stakes company.
Dark Acclaim finished a close third to subsequent Belmont Stakes runner-up Gronkowski in the Listed Burradon Stakes at Newcastle in March. He also holds an entry in the King George V Stakes (Class 2 Handicap) at Royal Ascot on Thursday.
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The Scuderia Blueberry SRL owned Domitilla returned to a racecourse on Wednesday after 182 days off the track. The daughter of Cape Cross has not been seen on the racecourse since her last win at Lingfield back in December.
On Wednesday she lined up in the 3.50pm Capital Roofing Fillies’ Handicap at Wolverhampton, partnered by our apprentice jockey Marc Monaghan the pair ran a gutsy race taking the lead about 6f out in the 7f competition. The filly ran on well to win by four lengths to the second placed horse Sonnett Rose. Domitilla is currently in foal to New Approach and will hopefully have one more start before being retired as a broodmare.
Raven’s Lady ran a fantastic race to finish second in the competitive British Stallion Studs Cecil Frail Listed contest at Haydock Park on Saturday. The daughter of Raven’s Pass was given a brilliant ride by Frankie Dettori to finish second beaten just over a length by Classical Times.
Her owners Heart Of The South Racing were also incredibly well looked after by the staff at Haydock Racecourse and got to enjoy a lovely lunch in a private hospitality suite overlooking the track. She has come out of the race well and will now be prepared to run in the Summer Stakes (Group 3) at York on Friday 13th July.