London Hall had put together a pair of strong performances in his two most recent starts suggesting that the 1800m at Sha Tin Racecourse would bode well for the talented son of He’s Remarkable. Settled in the back half of the field, he travelled nicely one off the fence before pulling out the widest at the 400m to sweep past the field in the concluding stages to win in emphatic style. Trained by David Hall, London Hall looks to be a horse with a promising future as he works h
Mapperley Stud graduate Brutal turned out a super impressive performance to win the Gr.1 Doncaster Handicap at Randwick on Saturday. Following on from his 2nd to the wonder mare Winx in the Gr.1 George Ryder Stakes he was heavily supported in the market and was ultimately backed into favouritism at the jump.
With Glen Boss on board, he positioned the talented 3yo son of O’Reilly outside the leader and settled him in a good rhythm in the early stages. Approaching the bend he
Following Brutal's dynamic victory in the Gr,1 Doncaster Handicap, an outstanding weekend for Mapperley Stud was capped off with Rattan (Savabeel – Grand Princess) winning the Gr.2 HKJC Sprint Cup at Sha Tin. Jockey Chad Schofield positioned Rattan behind the two highly fancied pacemakers Beat the Clock and Mr Stunning. Receiving a beautiful run in transit he was able to pull out three wide and produce a finishing burst over the top of them to win his first race at group leve