A Day In The Life: Alice Clapham

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on July 30, 2016

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Alice Clapham doesn’t care for the spotlight. At all. But to anyone even remotely familiar with Herringswell, Alice is easily recognizable as our chief travelling assistant. She accompanied Eclipse Champion Main Sequence to Dubai. She did the same with Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, who won the Dubai World Cup in 2013. She then spent

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Guilty Twelve At Saratoga

Written by Sue Kenny on July 29, 2016

Arriving in the States last November, a non-winner of three races on the British polytrack surfaces, Guilty Twelve has steadily improved since being here, culminating with a win at Saratoga yesterday.  By Giant’s Causeway out of a Danehill mare she is certainly bred for the turf and congratulations to owner and breeder Merry Fox Stud

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Safe With Me

Written by Sue Kenny on July 27, 2016

A first time starter, at Saratoga no less, Safe With Me bided her time behind the fast pace setters in her five and a half furlong race on the turf and timed her run perfectly to win by a nose.  Forest Boyce traveled there for the ride so congratulations to her and to George Strawbridge,

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Tin Type Gal Prevails

Written by Sue Kenny on July 24, 2016

Tin Type Gal #4 (R) with Trevor McCarthy riding outdueled Galileo's Song #2 (L) and Joe Bravo to win the $100,000 Boiling Springs Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey on Sunday July 24, 2016. Photo By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

A very gutsy performance today from one of my very favorite horses in the barn.    Tin Type Gal did not have the cleanest of trips today in the Grade III Boiling Springs at Monmouth Park but her grittiness got her to the wire first.  Many congratulations to My Meadowview Farm who also bred this very

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Two wins on the day

Written by Sue Kenny on July 23, 2016

First up, Ascend won his allowance nicely at the Spa to make it three wins from nine outings.  Such a consistent horse he has been either first or second in seven of those races.  Next up was a runner running first time for us, Sallal.  He made his debut in a five and a half

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