By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive Eric Alston trained Harry’s Ridge landed the 5 furlongs Betway Handicap (Division 1) at Newcastle on Friday night – to give jockey Jason Hart his 500th UK career win. “I knew he was fit, but thought he would be a bit rusty, but he held on to win,” Eric told me […]
By Andrew Atkinson Eric Alston saddles Redrosezorro (1.00) ridden by Tom Eaves at Haydock Park on Saturday in the 17 runners bet365 C5 Handicap over 6 furlongs. Six year old Redrosezorro (6-1) is selected each-way by fromthehorsesmouth.info having been noted when second at Doncaster in June. Veteran trainer Alston, based at Edges Farm stables in […]
That’s the Spirit – fromthehorsesmouth.tips By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent SPIRIT Power, formerly with Joseph O’Brien, trained by Eric Alston, was successful for the first time on grass when winning at Haydock at 14-1 selected by fromthehorsesmouth.tips “We were looking for an all-weather race, but couldn’t find one suitable,” Longton, Preston based Alston told me. […]
By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive ERIC Alston is approaching 60 years in the Sport of Kings, the Lancashire born trainer having been apprentice jockey with Walter Wharton in the sixties. On Saturday at Haydock Park Eric and his wife Susan, who have been married over 50 years, will saddle Maid In India in the Betway Achilles […]
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