Homecoming And Pre Kelso


One For Arthur had his official homecoming this morning with a tremendous crowd of people to see him. He is turning into a natural showman and loved the attention. He certainly had plenty of it, and it was very touching to see everyone here to admire him, many who had traveled from afar. We rounded the morning off with a party for the staff at the Grouse And Claret where Vicky and David supplied plenty refreshments and there was lots of cheering.

Arthur will be at Kelso races tomorrow, before the first race so please come along to meet him again.

It is back to business at Kelso with seven runners.

Maraweh makes his seasonal debut over a trip that is possibly on the short side nowadays. Still, he has a long summer in front of him and this should be a good starting point for him.

Shine A Diamond has been running consistently over the winter over three mile and it will be good to see him dropped back a little to two miles five. He prefers fast ground.

Green Flag has not got great recent form but do not discount him as his mark has dropped and he has been looking sharper at home.

Superior Command is back over fences after some good runs over hurdles. He is a course winner and looks well.

Hey Listen has taken time to strengthen, but was given a good ride to win last time on holding sticky ground. He should love the better going tomorrow and goes for the Buccleuch Cup which Dad won in 1993 with Gunmetal Boy.

Finally we have two in the two mile two furlong hurdle; Alizee De Janeiro should love the return to Kelso and good ground, and Urban Kode who may need further nowadays but needs to get himself ready for Perth this summer.

 


Comments (4)

  • Fraser

    Well done team Arlary. What a buzz. Thanks everyone for all your hard work.
    Most of all, thanks to Arthur, a horse of a lifetime for all of us.
    X Bel n Froz

    Apr 10, 2017 @ 12:50am
  • kenneth lamond

    gongrats lucinda russell and one for arthur a had tears in ma eyes when he crossed the line my pals name was arthur who sadly passed away 2 years ago so it was indeed one for arthur thank you am goin to give you a hug if i see u at perth races

    Apr 10, 2017 @ 8:37am
  • John McSharry

    I am so pleased for you Lucinda, Peter Scu, Deborah, Belinda, Derek and everyone at Arlary. It was a great day, one to remember for always.

    One for Arthur, the winner of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National.

    Well, fancy that!!

    Best wishes
    lots of love

    John
    xx

    PS: Go get em One for Arthur!!

    Apr 10, 2017 @ 12:54pm
  • Annette

    Well done on your grand national win so pleased for all at the yard .what a super star .what a fantastic ride he was given made up so much ground from last 2 fences .well done all on your hard work .wish I had been of today to see him at Kelso maybe when he's a Perth in June to parade .ive seen him at Kelso racing .

    Apr 10, 2017 @ 7:05pm

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