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04-January-2017 10:48
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by Admin

Just A Sting extended our smart start to 2017 with an impressive winning debut in the bumper at Bangor-on-Dee on Tuesday.


That makes it five winners so far in the New Year and hopefully we can keep the good run going over the next few days.


Just A Sting was well ridden by our assistant trainer Mike Legg who stepped in for Noel Fehily who is suffering from flu.


The horse has worked like a really nice prospect since he was sent to us by Nigel & Barbara Collison in October, who also own another decent youngster with us called Acting Lass.


But you never know for sure until they get to the racecourse and Just A Sting was initially green at Bangor as the field set off at a brisk gallop.


It took a while for the penny to drop but he gradually warmed to his task before breezing past the leader Celebre D'Allen and quickly pulling clear for a decisive victory.


It was a highly encouraging start by a lovely big horse with much potential. We will not be rushing him this season and will keep him to bumpers for the time being.

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