Friday 1st December, 2023 – Richard Phillips Racing

Ned Money (pictured) ran a really pleasing race within the bumper at Southwell on Tuesday.  Travelling strongly beneath Adam Wedge, he got here to problem within the straight solely to search out the bottom too tender for him to quicken in.

He completed seven lengths behind the well-backed winner and he’ll now go hurdling.  On higher floor, I’m certain we are going to see an improved efficiency and he appears to be like like giving his proprietor Althea Barclay loads of leisure this winter.

We have now a number of entries subsequent week together with City Champion, Organdi and Mattie Ross.  City Champion is being stepped as much as a mile and a half as we can’t discover a appropriate race over a mile and 1 / 4, nonetheless hopefully if he settles the journey may go well with.

We’re eager to provide Organdi one other run ought to we discover some appropriate floor and though Ludlow could be higher than most tracks presently of yr, it must dry out a bit for us to think about the race on Wednesday.

Mattie Ross has been off for some time having suffered a fracture final yr, nonetheless she has proven loads of expertise up to now and is entered in novice hurdles at Leicester and Wincanton on Thursday.  We had an excellent education session on Wednesday earlier than the frost arrived so hopefully she is all schooled up and able to go together with a number of different novices within the subsequent couple of weeks, together with Lizzie Rey and Shibuya Tune.

Delighted to assist the Racing Welfare Quiz on the Hole Backside on Tuesday night.  Adlestrop Stables entered two groups and due to some reasonably fashionable music questions we each  completed joint fourth.  It was nice to see it so properly attended and properly carried out to Racing Welfare for giving the native racing workers such an entertaining night.

It’s at all times a pleasure to attend the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable lunch on the Dorchester because of sponsors SIS.  Congratulations to Nicky Henderson on profitable the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Award, who follows many different greats of the racing world to obtain the prize.  Sir Peter could be rightly pleased with 5 hundred friends elevating cash for nice causes within the curiosity of human and equine welfare.

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