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Thursday 2nd July 2020 - a promising start to the new NH season.

02-July-2020
02-July-2020 18:51
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Our first runner of the 2020/21 National Hunt season was inches away from being our first winner of the season.  I was delighted that Donnie Azoff ran so well on his racecourse debut to be 2nd in...

Tuesday 30th June 2020 - owners back racing, and the new National Hunt season finally begins.....

30-June-2020
30-June-2020 17:02
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In what has been a tricky and challenging few months for us all, I am thrilled that our owners and staff have all been wonderful during this period, but now we are all itching to get back racing again...

Wednesday 17th June 2020 - our first Royal Ascot runner.....and another on Saturday!

17-June-2020
17-June-2020 20:35
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It’s wonderful to have the flat racing back into full swing now, and as there is no jump racing until 1st July, we thought we may as well have a couple of runners at Royal Ascot this week. ...

Friday 12th June 2020 – Royal Ascot and the resumption of jump racing

12-June-2020
12-June-2020 21:19
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I think we were all thrilled to see the resumption of flat racing last week, and the light is appearing at the end of the tunnel for jumping as well as the fixture list has been finalised for July and...

Sunday 31st May 2020 - racing set to resume tomorrow.

31-May-2020
31-May-2020 12:28
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I am delighted to hear the news that the Government has agreed that racing can resume behind closed doors, with the first meeting being at Newcastle tomorrow (1st June).  Obviously the protocols ...

Sunday 24th May 2020 - the latest news on the resumption of racing.

24-May-2020
24-May-2020 10:13
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Flat racing continues to plan for resumption on Monday 1 June, in line with the UK Government’s provisional timetable for the return of sport behind closed doors.  Whilst, the provisional f...

Monday 11th May 2020 - the fallout from Boris' speech last night.....

11-May-2020
11-May-2020 20:11
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As I'm sure you've all seen by now but the government has planned for sport to resume in its 2nd phase of lifting the current lockdown measures, and that unfortunately includes racing. So flat racing ...

Saturday 2nd May - Resumption of Racing update

02-May-2020
02-May-2020 11:47
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The Government is keeping strict control of the messaging about resumption of sport, and their policy will be influenced mainly by public health authorities.  However, it is looking likely that f...

Saturday 18th April 2020 - News on the resumption of racing and industry financial support

18-April-2020
18-April-2020 11:44
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The BHA announced this week that they have delayed the return of racing indefinitely due to the extended ‘lockdown’ period.  However, the plan is for flat racing to resume once the lo...

Monday 13th April 2020 - a short video clip worth watching.....

13-April-2020
13-April-2020 9:59
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I think every trainer is handling this lockdown period in a slightly different way.  Thankfully as the weather has been kind, we’ve turned all of our winter horses and babies out now and ou...

Saturday 4th April 2020 – no jump racing until July.

04-April-2020
04-April-2020 13:26
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In the light of the coronavirus outbreak and the shutdown of jump racing till July, we have dramatically scaled back activities here at Folly House in order to look after our owners, our staff, as wel...

Saturday 28th March 2020 - a week into lockdown

28-March-2020
28-March-2020 12:45
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After a week of no racing, I thought you all might like to know how life is at Folly House.....We have been advised that we should continue training the horses as normally as we can, whilst observing ...

Friday 20th March 2020 - an abrupt end to our best season courtesy of Coronavirus

20-March-2020
20-March-2020 14:57
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Despite the season ending 6 weeks early, I am thrilled that once again we have bettered our previous best season to end on 46 winners (from our 50-horse yard) with a total of just shy of £380,00...

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 - documentary worth watching......

04-March-2020
04-March-2020 14:41
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We were thrilled to be a small part in the making of this great documentary which BetVictor produced when seeking to understand what it takes to make a winner...... 18+ begambleaware.org  https:...

Friday 28th February 2020 - winner number 44 for the season

28-February-2020
28-February-2020 16:03
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It was great to see Exod’ela winning on handicap debut at Ludlow yesterday under another good ride from Gavin Sheehan.  We had always thought Exod’ela was a useful horse, but he&rsquo...

Monday 24th February 2020 - rain, rain, and more rain with not much racing as a result, but lots of work behind the scenes.

24-February-2020
24-February-2020 20:58
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With very little racing on due to all this rain (we’ve had just one runner in two weeks which was just touched off into 2nd, and just seven runners in the whole of February) it’s always a ...

Monday 10th February 2020 - Trials and tribulations.

10-February-2020
10-February-2020 13:08
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Sometimes the luck falls your way, and sometimes it doesn’t.  Having had the most wonderful season to date with 43 winners on the board including several listed winners and The Grand Sefton...

Monday 27th January 2020 - some exciting newcomers, and The River Don......

27-January-2020
27-January-2020 20:51
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I was thrilled that our first runner for Kate and Andrew Brooks, Fortunate Fred, ran very well on his racecourse debut at Huntingdon last week to be 3rd in what looked to be a very competitive bumper....

Sunday 19th January 2020 - a frustrating outcome to the Grade 2 Supreme Trial.

19-January-2020
19-January-2020 9:49
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A frustrating week here really as despite having our 43rd winner of the season, Thebannerkingrebel was beaten into 3rd yesterday under a 5lbs penalty in the Grade 2 Supreme Trail at Haydock in unfortu...

Tuesday 14th January 2020 - another winner keeps the momentum rolling in the new year.

14-January-2020
14-January-2020 20:39
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I was delighted to see Kiltealy Briggs deservedly get his head in front again over hurdles when defying a penalty to win at Kelso on Sunday.  Having bolted up at Hexham earlier this season, he wa...

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