Ascot glory as See The Storm wins again

Winner at Ascot and Goodwood next!

Horses never cease to amaze, surprised and delight me.

When See The Storm came back to Dominion Racing Stables in the middle of last month, we were just hopeful we could win a race again this summer. Six weeks later, See The Storm has posted three wins from four starts, culminating in a fantastic win in the Lady Riders race at Ascot on King George Day.

Katie Harrington is one of the top lady amateurs in Ireland right now, so it was a bonus having her services on Saturday, but even I was worried when she took up the running so far out - it wasn't the plan!

But Katie kept her cool and balance and the result was never seriously in doubt, despite the small margin in the end.

See The Storm won't be resting on his laurels this week - he travels down to Goodwood on Thursday to run in the Magnolia Cup.

This isn't a race listed in the Racing Calendar, but it has important place in the Glorious Goodwood week, raising huge sums for charity and giving a group of intrepid lady riders a chance to experience the thrill of riding the downhill sprint course at Goodwood.

Super-model and accomplished equestrian rider, Edie Campbell won the inaugural Magnolia Cup in 2011 and is keen to win the race again, especially as she is a brand Ambassador for Goodwood this summer.

Edie has been a regular visitor to Dominion Racing Stables in recent weeks, and she had a sit on her Magnolia Cup ride See The Storm last week.

All being well on Thursday, Edie and See The Storm will click and make it another day to remember for everyone!

Elsewhere this week, I quite fancy Teak to outrun his odds in the opening race at Goodwood on Wednesday. If the rain stays away and the ground is genuinely quick, this stable favourite will be competitive.

My upcoming entries are as follows -

3rd August - Horsetracker at Chester
3rd August - Drumlang at Market Rasen
3rd August - Cool Sky at Chester

4th August - Remix at Carlisle
4th August - Conry at Carlisle
4th August - Cashpoint at Carlisle

6th August - Midtech Star at Pontefract
6th August - Nubar Boy at Brighton
6th August - Conry at Pontefract

7th August - Remix at Haydock
7th August - Desert Recluse at Haydock
7th August - Chellalla at Southwell
7th August - Almanack at Newcastle
7th August - Desert Recluse at Newcastle
7th August - Remix at Newcastle
7th August - Ferryview Place at Newcastle

Upcoming Entries

To see a list of upcoming entries from Ian Williams Racing, please click here.

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