Four seasons in one day

It's been a funny old week with the weather. One minute chilly, then hot and sunny and the next minute flipping to dark threatening skies and downpours. We've had it all!




Twinkle, twinkle

Diva Star showed her competitive attitude yesterday at Yarmouth winning the last race of the day comfortably despite being hampered early on. This was her second run for Rae since being covered with the aim of getting her a win before retiring to stud. Job done! She obviously relished being back on turf and at 7 furlongs finishing really strongly towards the stand side with a commanding lead.


Another win for Dance Legend

Dance Legend made it look pretty easy on Saturday at Lingfield in the Millgate Handicap Stakes. Once she settled at the back of the field she just bowled along nicely for about a mile before picking the other runners off on by one and hitting the front a furlong out. Despite this being her furthest trip to date, her speed carried her two and a half lengths clear of the rest of the field. Owner/breeder Tim Cooper was there to enjoy the win.


Spring has sprung

It is lovely to get the horses out in the paddocks for a pick of grass and some sun on their backs. As you can see, everyone's heads are down and making the most of the spring grass. This weather will definitely help bring their summer coats through.




Craven Meeting Owner's day

It was busy here at Chestnut Tree Stables yesterday for the middle day of the Craven Meeting. Lots of owners in to see their horses training ahead of racing on a lovely spring day in Newmarket.

Many thanks go to the Jockey Club Estate and Jockey Club Rooms for giving them a such special day at The Rowley Mile Racecourse. It was very much appreciated and made for some very happy owners.