A REPORT FROM THE LAST WEEK'S RACING

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JÄGERSRO, 5th November

Angel Love won Jockeyklubbens Avelslöpning after a strong finish by horse and jockey.

Bostar stood up as the field broke and he lost every chance of winning. He still ran a good race coming from last to finish 5th.

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BRO PARK, 6th November

Pas De Secrets won Songline Classic (L), a race that wasn't run to his advantage with a poor pace and he needed to go wide around the bend. Class and a strong finish by the jockey helped him gain his first Listed success.

Dardenne ran great as 3rd in Mischa Kahns Minneløp.

Appelé Amour finished 2nd in Autumn Fillies and she prefers a firmer surface.

Staring At The Sea finished 2nd in a race where have gave away 4 kilos to a good winner

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ØVREVOLL, 12th November

Dardenne took an easy win in the Norwegian Championships.

Delacour broke awkwardly from the gate, the jockey hit his leg on the stalls and couldn't ride forward after that. The pair had a difficult position in the field, but finished 4th on class alone.

Seraphine finished 3rd against older company on a surface that was too loose for her.

Wido.
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REPORT FROM ØVREVOLL, SUNDAY 22ND OCTOBER

Lady Marma was placed midfield, came into slight interference on the back stretch but finished well into second place while giving 5 kilos til to winner.

Buddy Bob was pulling out of the gate, the jockey had him eased down before the bend. Strong finish on a demanding turf track to win by 7 lengths. Buddy Bob still has a lot of improvement inside him and should stay next year's Derby distance. Another horse from our yard that belongs among the best 2yo's in Scandinavia - and he only cost 16,000 euros.

Wido.
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REPORT FROM BRO PARK, THURSDAY 19TH OCTOBER

Appelina had a bulk right after the start. She lost her position and remained at the latter of the field, where she got all the kick-back and got a bit keen. That cost her the win.

Appel La Légende was well away from draw 15, men she needs a bit of time to accelerate. She remained way back in the field, had to go wide around the bend to find free passage. Finishing 3rd really showed how capable this filly is.

Angel Love was keen out of the gate and had to take the lead as everyone else held up. She is better suited coming off a strong pace than when a race becomes a sprint like this.

I And I had to be ridden as a stayer this time and was held up from the start. He took time to find his action and had a lot to gain around the bend. It went fast as soon as he was taken wide, he won easily and proved to a class act.

Disappointingly Bostar didn't get cover and got way too keen in front.

Gideon just doesn't thrive on a loose turf track, and by the time of race 10 of the night at Bro Park, the turf was loose.

Wido.

Photos by Elina Björklund / Svensk Galopp.
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REPORT FROM JÄGERSRO, SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER

For the second straight time Bokan finished 2nd in SFK Jubileumslöpning (L). He is always game and one of the best horses in Scandinavia.

Pas De Secrets also ran a fine race to finish 3rd - he as well has proven his place among the elite stayers in Scandinavia.

Wido.
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A REPORT FROM BRO PARK.

We ran four horses on Friday and eight horses on Sunday - most of them were placed and Appelina who won Breeders' Trophy Mile and Bokan who was second in the Group 3 Stockholm Cup were both splendid.

Bro Park has a great track profile, but with racing both Friday and Sunday along with a good bit of rain during the week, the track got very uneven and loose.

I hope that the turf track will improve next year and that Bro Park will choose to rail out even more on the Friday - then I will look forward to more good sport and a great weekend during the Festival of Swedish Racing.

Wido.

Photo of Appelina by Elina Björklund / Svensk Galopp.
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REPORT FROM NORWEGIAN DERBY DAY, 27 AUGUST

Angel Love had to set the pace herself. She ran a good race to finish second and prefers a flat and softer track.

Appelé Amour had to be ridden from the inside draw, but tackled the bend splendidly and won easily. A very good filly.

Pas De Secrets finished 4th, just about two lengths off the winner. He is better over a longer trip and with more give in the ground.

Bokan was only beaten two lengths and made a good effort. He needs further than 1800m.

Bolt was well placed behind the front group and going well, but didn't want to turn around the last bend, which ruined everything.

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Appelé Amour was cut on her hind leg by the horse giving chase.

Appelina was cut twice during her recent win at Bro Park.

Staring At The Sea and Pamino were both interfered with in Gothenburg.

Again and again the jockeys ride too close and with the use of Outer Rim shoes, which have a higher steel edge, it is down to plain luck that none of the horses had tendon injuries.

The Stewards should be informed every time a horses is interfered with, so the rider can get a proper punishment.

Wido.
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Jeg reiser til åringsauksjon i Baden-Baden neste uke.

Vi har kjøpt en del gode hester derfra gjenom årene:

Nobileo: 2. i Derby - vinner av Svenskt St Leger, avelshingst. Diamant: Champion 2 åring - 2. i Norsk Derby.
Amie Noire: Champion Hoppe i Skandinavien.
Angel Love: Vinner av Svenskt Oaks og diverse storløp.

Wido.

Foto av Amie Noire: Stefan Olsson / Svensk Galopp.
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REPORT FROM JÄGERSRO, MONDAY 14 AUGUST

Appelé Amour was well away but a bit hesitant coming in to the turn. She finished well into third.

Bokan had a good race behind the leaders, though he was a little keen around the first couple of turns. He did well to finish second under top weight.

Bostar was pulling behind the leaders and stopped abruptly before the last turn. It's possible that he swallowed his tongue.

Seraphine was well placed underway, but had nothing left for the last 400m. A longer trip with a held up ride will make better results.

Wido.
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REPORT FROM BRO PARK, WEDNESDAY 2ND AUGUST

Bolt was fast from the gate and very keen. His pace was moderated a bit, which might have caused him to become a bit reluctant - or maybe he didn't thrive on the surface? He shows great ability when training on a heavier sand track at home - maybe a soft turf track in the Norwegian Derby will be the answer!?

Gideon finished well into third but had to switch track, which cost him a better placing.

Killroy gallopped reluctantly all the way and hasn't liked the turf at Bro Park. He eventually finished fourth.

Staring At The Sea went straight to the front and showed plenty of improvement under top weight in his only second outing this season. Narrowly beaten and on the up!

Wido.
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QUARTERBACK – A STALLION PROSPECT

Derby triumphant and multiple Group 3 winner Quarterback, who joined our yard this spring, sadly incurred a hairline fracture in training and will not race again.

Now Quarterback seeks a new home as a stallion prospect - please contact wido@neuroth.no for further information.

Wido.

Photo: Elina Björklund / Svensk Galopp.
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REPORT FROM ØVREVOLL, THURSDAY 13 JULY

Pamino has issues with the track profile of Øvrevoll. He finished fifth. Jägersro and Bro Park will offer him some better possibilities and he is for sale.

Appelé Amour came away from the gate fast and also finished well. A pleasing debut.

Bokan was keen from the gate and unfortunately he didn't get any cover, which led to pressure throughout. That cost him a better placing.

Once again a horse started swerving after the jockey pulled down the flexible blinkers. Should Norway - as the only country - continue to allow their use?

Oslo Cup had a parade which once again led to trouble among some of the horses - so much actually that the parade had to be cancelled. Should we really go on with this as well?

Wido.
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GÖTEBORG, SUNDAY 2ND JULY

Appello was placed behind the leader throughout, a bit outpaced around the last bend but kept on to finish second, beaten a short head. Unfortunately Appello sustained a fracture in his right knee and had to be put down on Monday.

Red Zeppelin came in as 4th under top weight, he kept switching his action and didn't cope with the hard ground.

Lady Marma refused to gallop despite her usual liking of fast ground.

What was the actual turf measure during the race day? Early Sunday morning it was announced at 3,0.

Wido.
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A REPORT FROM ØVREVOLL, THURSDAY 29 JUNE

Thursday's turf track was very uneven, and especially to the the inside there were deep patches coming down the hill and around the inner bend.

Dardenne performed well from the third draw - I don't wish to analyze my other runners due to the track conditions.

Wido.
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REPORT FROM KLAMPENBORG, SUNDAY 25 JUNE

Appelina made her third appearance at Klampenborg, and once again it was proved that she's not suited by this track.
She has difficulties keeping her pace on the back side, and the right turn takes too much out of her. This was her last outing at Klampenborg.

Wido.
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Hei Heidi.
GratulererGRATULERER med flinke hester.
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REPORTS FROM JÄGERSRO, ØVREVOLL AND BRO PARK

Jägersro, 15th June

Bolt settled will in behind the leader, got under pressure from the winner around the last turn and had to let go over the last 400m. He was an approved second.

Dardenne was not fast enough from the gate and had to settle for a place midfield. He didn't get an opening on the backstretch and had to go wide around the last turn, which took up his speed.

Baltic Eagle pulled hard midfield. Both him and his rider gave up early on and sadly we didn't get any wiser about his ability on the surface.

Red Zeppelin was well away, didn't cope with the shifting pace before the last turn, but kept on at the same pace to finish third.

Øvrevoll, 18th June

Pamino pulled hard from the gate, but still gave the winner a run for his money. A nice sprinting debut.

Bro Park, 19th June

Angel Love had to be ridden from the start, as she didn't thrive on the surface. She hit hear gear down the straight and was only beaten a neck from third on a distance too short and dead ground.

Gideon was placed midfield but lost some ground before the bend. He had trouble finding a gap over the last 200m but was only beaten a length and a quarter by the winner, and while carrying top weight. He needs more give in the ground.

Pas De Secrets tried to defend his inside draw, but didn't like the tight position as well as the dead ground. The jockey chose to spare his horse down the straight - he will need longer distance, more give in the ground and a slower pace from the gate - then he will show his true potential.

I'm ending this report on a sad note to tell that Khyber has been euthanized today. He ran his last race last year at Bro Park on a similar surface to the one we found yesterday and came home with a joint injury.

He underwent surgery and a six month layoff, but even with great patience we weren't able to save him.

Wido.
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REPORT FROM JÄGERSRO, TUESDAY 23 MAY

Mustajjid was well away and placed midfield on the back stretch. Finished third.

Bolt was very head strong coming out of the gate, but eventually settled. The lack of tempo over the first 800m made the race into a sprint contest, which was a huge disadvantage.

Appelina came out of the gate well in a race with tremendous pace. She is better on turf and needs a drop in class.

Bokan settled well behind the leader and advanced around the bend. Drew clear in the straight and won on his seasonal reappearance - delivering a great promise for the season ahead.

The track at Jägersro was in favour of the front runners and a steady pace.

Wido.

Photos by Stefan Olsson / Svensk Galopp.
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BORTGANG

I går fikk vi den triste melding, at Ola Gårder har gått bort i en alder av 90 år.

Ola arbeidet i vår stall i mange år, han kjørte våre starthester rundt i Europa. Han var en person som tok ansvar og hadde den erfaring man trengte.

Ola red løp som jockey, før gikk over til å kjøre langtransport i Europa. Hestene var dog hans store kjærlighet og derfor søkte han seg tilbake til Øvrevoll og vår stall når han pensjonerte seg som langtransport-kjører.

Ola var en hestekar av den gamle sorten. Et godt håndlag, nøye i å stelle hestene og godt likt av medarbeidere og våre kunder.

Senest sist onsdag besøkte han stallen.

Vi lyser fred over hans minne.

Wido Neuroth
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REPORT FROM ØVREVOLL, WEDNESDAY 17 MAY

Dardenne had his first start of his classic campaign. He was well placed throughout and finished well into second behind a winner who already had a race under his belt in France and who received 6kg.

Amie Rouge ran midfield and came home a pleasant third.

Red Zeppelin didn't get his action right on the heavy ground and finished fourth.

Bostar was well placed but found nothing extra over the last 400m. Finished fifth.

Angel Love made a pleasant reappearance and finished strongly into second behind a top mare who came with form from France.

Lady Marma didn't cope with the heavy ground.

Seraphine was well placed early but lacked speed down the straight.

Delacroix was a bit too laid back from the gate, came along nicely down the straight and won well though he had much to catch up. A top performance.

Mustajjid was placed midfield and had issues with the pace.

Killroy went from the front and had an approved reappearance as third.

Pas De Secrets was placed right behind Killroy, took time to find his stride in the straight but finished brilliantly to win on his seasonal debut.

The horses are well on their way to hit top gear.

Wido.

Photos by Roger Svalsrød / Hesteguiden.com
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