A bit damp as we speak however delicate and quiet and a very good work morning on the gallops, loads of horses performing some very nice bits of labor to maintain the Coach glad!  Two comparatively low key runners for the Group at Newcastle on Monday the place I’d anticipate the bottom to be good to tender.  Artic Row makes his hurdling debut within the maiden hurdle at 1.25, he had some good kind in some extent to level bumper, his first run beneath guidelines might be ignored and he ran so much higher on his second. He colleges nicely and while he’ll enhance for additional I’d be hoping for one more step in the fitting path, 12 run and Henry Brooke rides.

Artic Row (Bruce)

Queen Bellatrix makes her racecourse debut within the mares bumper at 3.10, she’s a stunning ahead going filly who will little question be a bit inexperienced as she has by no means been away from residence, hurdling will probably be her sport however it is going to be good to get some racecourse expertise on Monday, 16 run and Bruce rides.

No winners at Ayr earlier this week however two wonderful 2nds from Atlantic Dancer and Warriors Story, an encouraging third from Beat the Retreat and Half Monitor took a serious step again in the fitting path when 4th.  Cream of the West ran a wonderful race to be sixth after two years off however Eloi du Puy and  Sanosuke had been each disappointing giving me one thing to consider over Christmas.  Many because of all for wishing Jamie nicely, he’s in good spirits all issues thought-about however I’ll spare you the picture brother David simply despatched me of him considering his reasonably, err, easy lunch – who wants something with a potato?

Christmas Jumper day because the solar got here up this mornign – listed here are Broadway Joe (Holly), Travail d’Orfevre (Jesika), That’s a Given (Briony) and Dubai Days (Kim)

That’s all for now, we hope to be busier later subsequent week at Kelso & Haydock, within the meantime Christmas greetings from all at Kinneston – I hope you’ve got a stunning time and thanks for following our exploits.