Author Archive | Bee Chapman

Duo set for Sandown on Friday

JODIES Jem and Dixie’s Dream have both been declared for races at Sandown on Friday afternoon. Jodies Jem, a son of Kheleyf, will tackle a mile handicap for three-year-olds only. The race looks competitive on paper but a repeat of his second over course and distance in May would give him a decent each-way chance. [...]

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Dixie’s Dream makes promising start

DIXIE’S Dream made a very encouraging start to his 2013 campaign when finishing second in a competitive handicap at Haydock on Thursday. The son of Hawk Wing was having his first run for William but had some useful form in the book for his previous stable. He was a little rusty in the early stages [...]

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Busy week ahead

THE Phantom House team are looking forward to a busy week with plenty of runners around the country. Tomorrow Dumbarton Rock lines up in a six-furlong maiden handicap at Yarmouth. Dr Jim Walker’s gelding made a promising start to the season when second at Leicester but failed to build on that next time at Musselburgh. [...]

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Progressive Argent Knight wins again

ARGENT Knight took another step up the ladder when winning a competitive two-mile handicap at Newmarket on Saturday. The son of Sir Percy has now won three times this season and looks to be a thoroughly progressive stayer. Jockey Paul Hanagan settled Argent Knight in the mid-field during the early stages.  He was soon into [...]

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Beaufort Twelve and Bosham head to Pontefract

BEAUFORT Twelve and Bosham have been declared at Pontefract on Wednesday. Beaufort Twelve has been confirmed for a 1m4f handicap for horses rated 76-95. The son of Hurricane Run ran well in a handicap at Newmarket’s July Festival and looks to have a good chance in this class 3 event. William said: “Beaufort Twelve is [...]

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Raskova lands Newbury prize

RASKOVA won on her handicap debut at Newbury on Sunday afternoon.   The daughter of Henrythenavigator had good form in competitive maidens this spring and deserved this first success. Frankie Dettori settled Raskova towards the rear. She made smooth headway as they entered the straight, catching the eye on the outside.  Frankie made his challenge with [...]

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Bosham strikes again

BOSHAM made it two wins from his last two starts when taking a six furlong handicap at Brighton yesterday evening. The son of Shamardal won at Kempton earlier this month and showed that he is still progressing with a game victory under Darren Egan. Bosham raced enthusiastically in the early stages but Egan soon had [...]

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Upcoming runners at Phantom House

ALL at Phantom House were delighted to see Argent Knight get his head in front at Sandown last week.  William has been pleased with him since that victory and has earmarked a 2m handicap at Newmarket on 10 August as his next possible assignment. Looking ahead this week, Dumbarton Rock makes his seasonal debut in [...]

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