Author Archive | Bee Chapman

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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William delivers for Doctor Jim

ARGENT Knight showed great tenacity to win a 1m6f handicap at Sandown yesterday evening.   Dr Jim Walker’s son of Sir Percy was winning for the second time having scored at Nottingham in May. Following that Nottingham win he has twice finished second and was last seen when an unlucky fourth at Haydock. Dr Jim is [...]

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Phantom House news

AFTER a busy time last week it is set to be a quiet few days on the runners’ front, but all at Phantom House are looking forward to Newmarket’s ‘July Week.’ William said: “This is always a fun week to be in Newmarket with top quality racing and the sales at Tattersalls attracting people from [...]

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Bosham strikes at Kempton

BOSHAM gained a first career win when taking a six-furlong handicap at Kempton yesterday evening. The son of Shamardal was suited by the switch to all-weather and was given a good ride by promising apprentice, Michael J M Murphy. Surge Ahead set a solid tempo up front and Murphy settled Bosham on the heels of [...]

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