Mongan excited by Harbour Law’s Ladbrokes St Leger challenge

  Laura Mongan is set to saddle her first Classic runner in the Group One Ladbrokes St Leger, the highlight of the four-day Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   The Epsom-based trainer is responsible for lightly-raced Harbour Law who has run well in two recognised trials this season. The three-year-old Lawman colt was runner-up to Sword Fighter (Aidan O’Brien) in the two-mile Listed Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot before dropping back three furlongs in trip and…

Bunyan hoping Hit The Bid can reach the heights in Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury

  Newbury Racecourse is gearing up for Dubai Duty Free International Weekend, which offers two-days of high-class racing on Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17.   Legendary music producer Mark Ronson will play a DJ set after racing on the Saturday. The multiple Grammy and Brit Award-winning Ronson is famed for producing seminal albums such as Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black and Adele’s 19. He has also collaborated with artists from Christina Aguilera to Duran Duran and was responsible for the worldwide number one…

Saint Gobain Weber Park Stakes under consideration for Librisa Breeze

  Librisa Breeze could take another rise in class for the seven-furlong G2 Saint Gobain Weber Park Stakes (3.10pm) at Doncaster on the final day of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   The four-year-old has made up into a classy performer since joining Dean Ivory at the end of last season. He scored on his seasonal return at Wolverhampton in April and came close to landing a massive gamble when finding only Portage too strong in the Royal…

Ormito has Ladbrokes St Leger option

  Progressive stayer Ormito is under consideration for the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster on the fourth and final day of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, Ladbrokes St Leger Day, Saturday, September 10.   The Andrew Balding-trained colt ran a career best last time out when staying on strongly to take second, beaten a length and a quarter, behind older rival Kings Fete in the G3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes over a mile and five furlongs at Newbury on August 13.   Ormito, who is owned…

Amy Murphy joins the training ranks

The Newmarket training ranks is set to gain a new face this autumn in Amy Murphy, who has taken up residence at Hamilton Stables on the Hamilton Road.   Although the youngest trainer in the country, Amy brings with her a wealth of experience having worked for Luca Cumani, Tom Dascombe and Gai Waterhouse.   As the daughter of leading breeder Paul Murphy, Amy grew up surrounded by horses at her father’s Wychnor Park Stud in Staffordshire. She later gained valuable race yard experience riding…

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