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Our Features Page will hold the most up to date videos from West Ilsley. Big race winners, LIR winners, stalls training or just plain fun we'd like you to enjoy - feel free to have a look. The older stuff has been archived on the Extras page.

SGT RECKLESS - 15/05/12 - AKA "THE POLICE HORSE" ROMPS HOME
15/05/12 - SGT RECKLESS A leviathan amongst the inmates at West Ilsley, "THE POLICE HORSE" takes the bumper at Wincanton
LORD ILSLEY RACING - HORSES FOR 2012 - FEBRUARY 2012 UPDATE
LORD ILSLEY RACING - HORSES FOR 2012 - The season looms ever closer as both the Baltic King Colt and the Sixties Icon Filly begin as we hop they'll go on. There are still shares available in both, so have a look at them both work and hear Mick's verdicts on the prospects of the Hern & Colling Syndicates.
YEARLINGS WORK MORNING - DECEMBER 2nd 2011
YEARLINGS WORK MORNING - DECEMBER 2nd 2011 With Mick away for a week in the Caribbean, Michael oversees the first full lot of colts and the fillies who canter up the grass for the first time. It's the time of year when a good day is one where nothing goes wrong. Thankfully this is one of them as Jack Channon makes his debut as cameraman.
LORD ILSLEY RACING - HORSES FOR 2012
Mick & Michael Jnr talk you through our Lord Ilsley horses to race in 2012. The Open day took place this on NOVEMBER 13th. NOT December as Michael seemed determined to say. There's a cracking colt by Baltic King and a filly related to four winners by Sixties Icon. See what you think and feel free to get in touch if you wish to get involved.
NAYARRA WINS THE PREMIO GRAN CRITERIUM (GROUP 1) - 09/10/11
Prince Faisal's homebred daughter of Cape Cross Nayarra breaks her maiden tag in style against the colts in this perfectly judged ride under Martin Dwyer.
THE THRILL OF RACEHORSE OWNERSHIP!
RACEHORSE OWNERSHIP Mick explains the fun of Ownership and how it all works. If you need any more information, feel free to get in touch on the Contact Page.
AUGUST 2011 - HALICARNASSUS'S FINAL DAY AT WEST ILSLEY
Old Favourite Halicarnassus left West Ilsley for the final time on Tuesday 31st August 2011. Mick is either emotional or preoccupied in the wagon as he reflects on the old boy's career ahead of Sunday's Bosphorus Cup.
BOWMAN'S BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY - VIDEO INSIGHT - Part 1
BOWMAN'S BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY - VIDEO INSIGHT - Part 1 - They know everything apart from how to bowl straight. Or bat. In Part 1 of this exclusive, Aussie Jockey Hugh Bowman lies about his standard of golf, fibs about his preference in jockeys and moans about the motorway system of Great Britain. A terrific jockey and a great bloke describes his two months riding in England in 2011.
BOWMAN'S BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY - VIDEO INSIGHT - Part 2
BOWMAN'S BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY - VIDEO INSIGHT - Part 2 - In this second part of Hugh Bowman's reflections on his time in the UK, our Aussie hero speaks of his future and the differences between UK and Australian racing. That and his verdict on Mick.
HALICARNASSUS WINS THE OLD NEWTON CUP - 02/07/11
HALI WINS THE OLD NEWTON CUP - 02/07/11 - The old stager upstaged the opposition under Hugh Bowman to record his tenth career win in consummate style. With his career earnings now approaching £800,000 it's probably fair to say that anything he does from now on is a bonus before he retires to stud in Turkey at the end of the season.
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