QUEEN OF DESIRE showed an authoritative turn of foot to make a successful handicap debut at Yarmouth on Tuesday as she kick-started an across-the-card double for the Varian Stable team.
PRINCE EIJI attracted plenty of attention in the sales ring as a yearling and he caught plenty of imaginations on his first racecourse outing when making a successful debut in the restricted seven-furlong novice at Ascot on Friday afternoon, spearheading an across-the-card double for the Varian Stable team.
SIX VARIAN STABLE runners are set to be in action at Ascot and Haydock this afternoon with the China Horse Club-owned Emmaus leading the charge in the G3 Superior Mile under Danny Tudhope.
YOURTIMEISNOW spearheaded an across-the-card double for Sheikh Mohammed Obaid and the Varian Stable team as she produced a tough, front-running performance to the land the G3 Dick Poole Fillies’ Stakes at Salisbury on Thursday afternoon, shortly after San Donato broke his maiden when coming out on top in a thrilling finish to the six-furlong novice at Haydock.
THE WINNERS kept flowing for Sheikh Mohammed Obaid as both Three Comets and Loveisili broke their maidens at Hamilton and Wolverhampton respectively over the weekend.
YOURTIMEISNOW and Mojika secured a double on Friday for the Varian Stable team as both fillies broke their maidens in impressive fashion at Newbury and Wolverhampton respectively.
A PRODUCTIVE week for the Varian Stable team has yielded a healthy running-to-form percentage according to Racing Post statistics and a winner a day since Wednesday, with Angel’s Glory (Kempton), Inpromptu (Thirsk) and Golden Slam (Yarmouth) all hitting the target as we head into a busy weekend.
ELASIA produced a strong-staying performance to make it two wins from two starts when landing the 1m4f fillies’ novice under an enterprising ride by Andrea Atzeni at Kempton on Wednesday evening.
ANDREA ATZENI continued his magnificent record at Doncaster when riding a four-timer at the course on Saturday, which included a double for Varian Stable and Sheikh Mohammed Obaid as both Willie John and Laugh A Minute secured impressive victories on a fruitful afternoon.
TWO BURGEONING Varian Stable forces combined to the utmost effect at Goodwood on Thursday as the rapidly-progressive Pilaster made it three wins from four starts in the G2 Lillie Langtry Stakes to provide her rider, last season’s Champion Apprentice David Egan, with a first success at Pattern level one week on from announcing his decision to become a fully-fledged professional jockey.
THE RACECOURSE might not have been Tokyo, Kyoto or Nakayama, but the Cleveland seaside venue of Redcar will live long in the memory of Japanese riding sensation Yuga Kawada as he rode his first winner on British soil when guiding Star Shield to victory in the 7f novice at the track on Wednesday afternoon.
MASAARR came home fast and late under a beautifully-crafted Christophe Soumillon ride to register a first success at stakes level when landing the Listed Prix De Tourgeville at Deauville on Tuesday, leading home a one-two-three for British-trained runners while becoming the fiftieth winner of the season for the Varian Stable team.