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Ribchester wins Gr.1 Queen Anne Stakes

Ribchester ran a storming race to win the Gr.1 Queen Anne Stakes yesterday at Royal Ascot setting a track record.   He was purchased as a horse in training by Alastair and now looks like he is destined to become the worlds best miler.

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Treble of International winners

Elizabeth Bennet impresses in maiden, bolting up by 5 lengths at Lingfield.  Purchased as a yearling by SackvilleDonald for €140,000, she looks to be a stakes filly in the making for trainer Charlie Hills. Time Warp opened his account in Hong Kong by breaking the 1800m track record at Happy Valley.  The 4yo Gelding has…

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Denaar two from two

Denaar followed up his impressive racecourse debut at Chelmsford with an eye catching victory at Newbury on Saturday. Denaar was a SackvilleDonald foal purchase and his trainer Richard Hannon said: “He is a lovely colt and reminds me very much of Mehmas from last year. He was quite gutsy there today and is now a…

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Gr.3 Victory Megastar

The son of Medicean has done a great job since moving from Hong Kong to Macau, and on Saturday won a Gr.3 easily.   He was purchased at the Tattersalls Breeze-up sale for 140,000gns.

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Blonde Me wins Gr.2 Middleton Stakes

Blonde Me produced her career best on ground she doesn’t like when winning the Gr.2 Middleton Stakes at York for trainer Andrew Balding and owner Barbara Keller. The 5yr old mare by Tamayaz has kept on improving after 2 listed wins, and a Gr.2 in Turkey, we will now try and make her a Gr.1…

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Ribchester wins Gr.1 Lockinge

Ribchester easily won the Gr.1 Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday, and firmly established himself as Europe’s top miler. He was purchased privately by Alastair as a 2yr old for Godolphin and remained with trainer Richard Fahey, he looks to be hot favouritre for the Gr.1 Queen Anne at Royal Ascot next.

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Derby Trial and 2yo Chester winners

The second day of the Chester May Festival proved to be a red letter day for SackvilleDonald. Firstly Venice Beach ran out the impressive winner of the Derby Trial. His dam, the Danehill mare Danedrop, was purchased privately for his owners by SackvilleDonald. Venice Beach now heads to the Derby as a leading contender. Shortly…

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Rock of Estonia makes it 2 from 2

The 2yo Colt carried a huge weight at Bath yesterday to land his second win from his second start.  He now looks set for Royal Ascot next time out.  He was a 90,000 Gns yearling purchase for Alastair and is owned by the Kangyu International Racing syndicate and trained by Charlie Hills.

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Haydock Treble

SackvilleDonald’s run of trebles continued this year. However, this time it wasn’t the same horse getting a hat trick, but instead three yearling purchases all winning at the same race meeting. La Celebs Ville, Sidewinder and Caponova, all trained by Tom Dascombe, got their heads in front at Haydock on Saturday.

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