American Endeavour Bags First Victory

The team enjoyed  another good day at Wolverhampton yesterday with American Endeavour winning on her third start to date. The daughter of Distorted Humor, chased the leader before hitting the front and staying on to win by a neck to the second placed horse Lady Noorah.

The filly was partnered by jockey Daniel Muscutt and picked up over three thousand pounds in prize money for her win. American Endeavour will now be put away for the winter months and looks to be a promising filly for next year. Many congratulations to her owners A J Suited & Gute Freunde Partnership.

Two Year Old Double At Wolverhampton

It was a successful Saturday at Wolverhampton for the team at Prestige Place with a two year old double on the evening. Al Asef landed the opening race the 32Red Casino Novice Stakes by three and quarter lengths to the second placed horse Midsummer Knight. The son of Kyllachy broke his maiden tag on his third start for owners Raed El Youssef. The colt will now be put away for the winter and will be readied to start his three year old campaign next season.

The second winner of the evening came in division two of the EBF Novice Stakes, this time Jellmood landed the spoils to win the race by a neck to the second placed horse Swiss Knight. The colt picked up the plus 10 bonus of £10,000 for the win, carrying the renowned silks of owner Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum.

Prestige Place also sent out two runners in the Betway Free Bet Club Handicap at 8.45pm on Saturday. The AlMohamediya Racing owned gelding, Al Hamdany ran a gutsy race to finish a neck behind the eventually winner Castlelyons. The son of Kodiac was closely followed by stablemate Crowned Eagle who finished in third place on his first start for owners Excel Racing & Les Boyer.

A Busy Evening At Wolverhampton

The first weekend in December is a busy one for the team at Prestige Place with six runners at Wolverhampton on Saturday evening.The first runner of the evening is two year old Al Asef who lines up in the 5.45pm 32Red Casino Novice Stakes. The son of Kyllachy has had two starts to date and is drawn in stall 5 from 11 runners and will be partnered by jockey Daniel Muscutt.

The second runner of the evening is Taghee who runs in division one of the 6.15pm EBF Novice Stakes plus 10 Race. The Equity Racing & Ambrosiana Racing owned colt is drawn in stall 1 from 11 runners and will be ridden by Ryan Tate. Jellmood lines up in the second division of the EBF Novice Stakes plus 10 Race at 6.45pm. The son of Acclamation will be ridden by apprentice jockey Marc Monaghan and has been drawn in stall 2 from 10 runners.

The Ontoawinner, PB Racing & Capla owned Brex Drago lines up in the Class 3 Betway Casino Handicap at 7.45pm. The nine time winner has been drawn in stall 10 from 13 runners and will be ridden by Tom Marquand.

The final two runners of the day both run in the 8.45pm Betway Free Bet Club Handicap, Al Hamdany is having his first start back since his win at Kempton in November. The son of Kodiac will be ridden by Kieran Shoemark and has been drawn in stall 9 from 9 runners. The Excel Racing & Les Boyer owned Crowned Eagle also lines up in the 8.45pm. The gelding is having his first start for Marco since joining the yard last month. He has been drawn in stall 8 and will be ridden by Tom Marquand.

The Yearling’s Step Up In Training

The yearling’s have been progressing well over the past few weeks and they all behaved impeccably on their first canter up Warren Hill this morning. They have all taken to their training extremely well and are proving to be exciting prospects for the future.

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Review Of The Flat Season – 2017

With another Flat Season coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year we have had. It has been a promising season for Prestige Place with plenty of exciting young horses working their way through the ranks.

One of our flagship horses of the season is two year old filly Capla Temptress. The daughter of Lope de Vega is the winner of three races from four starts for us, including a win in the Grade 1 Natalma Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack back in September. Capla Temptress went on to run in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Del Mar for trainer William Mott and is now set to return to training at Prestige Place ready for her three year old campaign.

Another stand out filly from the season, Aljazzi started the season off by landing the Snowdrop Fillies’ Stakes listed race at Kempton in April. She had one more start before lining up in the Group 2 Duke Of Cambridge Stakes at Royal Ascot, Aljazzi ran a gallant race to finish second on the day to the French trained Qemah.  In September she went on to win the Group 3 Atalanta Stakes at Sandown Park in impressive style finishing 3 lengths ahead of Nathra.

Fanciful Angel is another of our flagship horses during the 2017 season. The globetrotting son of Dark Angel, started the year in Dubai winning the Mina Rashid Handicap back in January. His next winning start came in a handicap race at Chelmsford Racecourse in May. Fanciful Angel had one more start in the UK, before heading to America to line up in the Arlington Million as a 73-1 outsider. He ran a phenomenal race to finish second in the Grade 1 at Arlington Park.

The talented two year old Speak In Colours, also caught the eye this season. The son of Excelebration is the winner of two races from three starts to date. His most recent win came in the Listed Doncaster Stakes at Doncaster Racecourse in October. Speak In Colours now heads for his winter break in good order and will brought back to fitness ready for next season. All being well the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot will be the main aim for the colt next season.

The team at Prestige Place still have a busy few months ahead with a number of horses staying in training to be campaigned on the all-weather over the winter months. We now start to look ahead to the next turf season with plenty of quality yearlings to look forward to next year.


Aljazzi Heads Stateside

Multiple winner Aljazzi heads stateside for her first start on America soil on Saturday 4th November. The winner of the Group 3 Atalanta Stakes back in September is set to line up in the Group 2 Goldikova Stakes at Del Mar Racetrack on the second day of the Breeders’ Cup.

Aljazzi has arrived at Del Mar and is settling in well ahead of the Goldikova Stakes this Saturday. The daughter of Shamadal has been drawn in stall 11 from 14 runners and will be partnered by jockey Andrea Atzeni.

A Double At Kempton Park

Prestige Place sent out four runners at Kempton Park on Wednesday 1st November. The first of the four runners, Losingmyreligion landed the spoils in the 4.55pm Novice Auction Stakes and broke his maiden tag on his third start to date. Losingmyreligion also made history by giving his sire, Planteur his first winner in the UK.

The second runner on the night Mio Raggazo ran a very respectable race to finish third on his first start since being gelded earlier in the year. Domitilla was the third runner send out by the yard, making her second career start for owners Scuderia Blueberry S R L & Partner 2. Domitilla ran a brilliant race to finish a close second in the 32Red On The App Store Maiden Stakes.

The final runner of the evening, Al Hamdany lined up in the 7.25pm 32Red Handicap.  Jockey John Egan gave Al Hamdany a well-timed ride to win the race by a short head to the second placed horse Flight Of Fantasy.


Doncaster Stakes Win For Speak In Colours

Speak In Colours landed the listed Doncaster Stakes on Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday. The colt was given a brilliant ride by Andrea Atzeni to win the race by half a length to the second placed horse Mutaaqeb.

The Scuderia Archi Romani owned colt is now the winner of two races from three starts to date.Speak In Colours has come out of the race well and will be given some time to strengthen up over the winter period. Marco has targeted the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot for the colts three year old campaign.


Interested In Racehorse Ownership?

With the end of the turf season fast approaching and the yearling sale’s season drawing to a close, we begin to look ahead to the 2018 season. Marco has been working along side renowned bloodstock agents, at all of the major yearling sales to help source a selection of quality horse’s for next season.

If you would like to become part of a successful team, Marco would be delighted to discuss all aspects of racehorse ownership with you. Whether you are looking to become a sole owner, own part of a horse or be in a syndicate, we can tailor packages to suit your requirements.

Find out more about some of our Recent Yearling Purchases & Horses For Sale.