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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the end of a busy week but successful week its nice to look back on Moviesta’s first win of the season at Dundalk on only his second run. Still trained in Ireland by Eddie Lynam, Moviesta put the disappointment of his winter in Dubai firmly behind him with a very comfortable 2 and 3/4 length victory. Carrying a top weight of 10st 4  he was confidently ridden by Robbie Downey and cruised through the race before quickening clear. Running off 107 he could well equal or exceed his career high mark when...

Fiddes Racing is delighted to announce our continued support of Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq by extending our sponsorship.Azeem made his first class debut for Yorkshire in June of 2009 against Sussex at Headingley in impressive fashion taking 3 wickets in the first innings and 2 in the second. This was followed up with a fantastic century in only his second match against Worcester at New Road.Having represented & captained England at youth level Azeem was made England Under 19 captain for the 2010 World Cup.In 2012 Azeem was given the honour of being Yorkshire’s T20 Captain, making him the county’s youngest...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Easton Angel smashed the Tattersalls February Sale record today by selling for 500,000gns to agent Mick Flanagan.Bought by Ritchie at the Doncaster Premier Yearling Sale in 2014 for only £30,000 its fair to say she was an absolute superstar and a bargain.Named after Ritchie’s Grandad, George Easton, she won her first two starts as a 2 year old before being narrowly beaten by Acapulco in the Group 2 Queen Mary at Royal Ascot. After placing in the Group2 Duchess of Cambridge at Newmarket & Lowther at York, she spent the winter at Moor...

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Moviesta notched his first win of 2016 over 6 furlongs at Dundalk, with the addition of cheekpieces and the return to the all weather surface doing the trick.Held up at the back of the field Moviesta travelled comfortably in behind and cut through the field with ease to win with plenty in hand.He may have 1 or 2 more runs before heading to Dubai for the World Cup in 2018....

Our first foal of 2016 was born just after 6am this morning.  A gorgeous filly by our stallion, Albaasil, out of Steel Breeze a full sister to Glen Moss one of our top race horses.As it is Steel Breeze’s first foal, everyone was naturally delighted that the foal was delivered strong and healthy and with straight correct limbs. She is very athletic and well muscled and already looks like a sprinter in the making....