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Westcourt Magic Eleven times winning sprinter




Photo courtesy of Amanda Metcalfe





Westcourt Magic

COLOUR: bay

GENDER: gelding

FOALED: 1993

SIRE: Emarati
DAM: Magic Milly

BREEDER: C R And V M Withers

STABLE NAME: Jimmy

OWNER: Mr K and Mrs J Hodgson

RACES:72 WINS: 11 2nd: 5 3rd: 1

PRIZEMONEY:£ 95,586


FLAT FORM:
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Summary


Westcourt Magic was an interesting character. He had one gear and that was flat out.

He was owned by my good friend, the late Ken Hodgson and his wife Judith, and named after their business, the Westcourt Group.

Westcourt Magic won five times as a two year old including the Listed Rosebery Trophy at Ayr.

At three he won the Listed Field Marshal Stakes at Haydock and then four of his last five wins came at the Roodeye at Chester where he loved to gallop full tilt around the tight curves.

Westcourt Magic was a frustrating horse for whoever led him up at the races, as he was always walked to the start as he would bolt as soon as he was released, thankfully it was usually only five furlongs.






Westcourt Magic: Three generation pedigree


Westcourt Magic
(1993)
bay gelding
Emarati (USA) Danzig (USA) Northern Dancer (CAN)
Pas de Nom (USA)
Bold Example (USA) Bold Lad (USA)
Lady Be Good (USA)
Magic Milly Simply Great (FR) Mill Reef (USA)
Seneca (FR)
Supreme Fjord (IRE) Targowice (USA)
Macaw





Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

22/09/99 Kathleen B. Corbett Memorial Stakes 5f J Carroll Chester

22/08/98 Rowton Moor Handicap 5f L Charnock Chester

07/05/98 Hill Dickinson Rated Stakes Handicap 5f L Charnock Chester

31/03/98 49's Sprint Handicap 5f L Charnock Newcastle

30/08/97 Rowton Moor Handicap 5f Seb Sanders Chester

06/04/96 BNFL 25Th Anniversary Field Marshal Stakes (Listed Race) 5f L Dettori Haydock

14/09/95 Timeform Harry Rosebery Trophy (Listed) 5f M Kinane Ayr

25/08/95 John Quinn Nursery 6f Gary Carter Thirsk

18/08/95 Orleans Nursery 5f Gary Carter Sandown

09/08/95 Contrac Computer Supplies Nursery 5f T Williams Beverley

22/07/95 Seahouses Selling Stakes 5f J Fanning Newcastle











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