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Training The Two Legged Athletes

Work Rider Training

Last week we were lucky to benefit from on site work rider training for our staff. The British Racing School Jockey coach Richard Perham came to Saint Wendred’s with a specially designed mobile training centre including a racehorse simulator. Mr. Perham rode over 230 winners in his career as a jockey, and has now gone…

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Photos – 2 Year Old Gallopers

2-year-olds in training

We were very happy with the run from Seprani on her handicap debut. After being hampered badly inside the final furlong she displayed a good attitude and stayed on well to finish second. She came out of the race fresh and well. Our other recruits are working well too, our syndicate filly The Lady Rules (Chestnut…

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Newmarket Open Weekend

Newmarket Open Weekend

17th & 18th September 2016 ..Save the date! Ilka and Stéphane will be opening the gates of Saint Wendred’s to the public again this year as part of Newmarket Open Weekend’s charity event. We will be having tours with Ilka from both a veterinary and training perspective. She will answer any questions as well as introducing you to some…

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First – A short Film

Random Acts Film

Last summer we had the pleasure of opening the gates of Saint Wendred’s to talented young director Alejandro Ahedo Perez and his team. As part of his university degree at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, and funded by Channel 4, Alejandro directed and produced a short film on our philosophy at Gansera-Leveque Racing… You may have seen a…

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Summer Succulents 

grass, lots of grass

With the abundance of grass in the paddock, the horses are benefiting from hand cut grass in their stables daily. The wheelbarrow full of grass is now more popular and anticipated than actual lunch time – with the four legged residents at least! … Happy and healthy horses.    

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World Arabian Horseracing Conference

a week in Rome

Earlier in May I was honoured to attend the annual World Arabian Horseracing Conference in Rome, Italy. The Arabian Horse, bringing together 500 guests from 81 countries, as an ambassador of peace is a truly powerful symbol . The visit to the Vatican flying the UAE flag will never be forgotten. I was invited by the…

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We are 350

Rowley Mile, Newmarket

Hello everyone, I’m back again! I thought this would be a good platform to share a piece that Harriet wrote for a Racing Post young writers competition. Her piece didn’t get into the final, so we will make the most of it! Harriet recently joined the team at Saint Wendred’s as my admin assistant. I guess…

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May the Force be with YOU

Force of Destiny racetrack Schooling

With horses like Storm Troupour and Force of Destiny under our care , Saint Wendred’s is  sporting a Star Wars theme these days. In weather like todays you definitely need grit , determination and some “Force” on your side. This weekend we spent a lot of time at Chelmsford racecourse ticking all the boxes, a…

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