Mark Johnston was successful with Bay Willow
, ridden by Joe Fanning, in 2010 and the sole British-trained runner today is the William Haggas-trained four-year-old Dawn Missile who will be having his first run of the season and for whom Pat Smullen has been booked.
"Runaway" trees needed to be cut back, rubbish got rid of, paths created, walls built and a constant war on rose bay willow
herb, ivy and other invasive weeds.
Dubai: Former champion trainer Satish Seemar continued his strong start to the season by saddling Bay Willow
to win the feature race at the Al Basti Equiworld-sponsored meeting at Meydan on Thursday night, and then credited the success to good teamwork.
The scheme envisages support for the restoration of the species of Bay Willow
, Alpine Whitebeam, Great Yellow Gentian, and Galanthus elwesii (giant snowdrop).
On paper, there is little wrong with the Fantastic Light chestnut's third to Bay Willow
over 12 furlongs at Ascot's King George fixture last month.
Ouster (4.35), unsuited by the muddling pace when a staying-on third to Times Up and Bay Willow
at Newmarket last time, is fancied to turn the tables on that pair in the 1m4f handicap.
Times Up and Bay Willow
, who were first and second, oppose again but Ouster (4.35) is napped to gain his revenge.
He saddles four runners tomorrow and BAY WILLOW
looks the pick of those.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 1.25 Bay Willow
, 2.00 Claremont, 2.30 Exceedthewildman, 3.05 Paco Boy (nap), 3.40 Striking Spirit, 4.15 Plume, 4.50 Ertikaan, 5.25 En Fuego.
The Whitley Bay Willow
Club welcomes all retired men over 55.
Alice Kimpton, site man-ager for the reserve at the Ainsdale sand dunes, said: ``The ponies will be here for a three month trial; we're hoping they will eat everything from birch saplings to rose bay willow
After feeding for weeks on fuschia or rose bay willow
herb, the fully- grown caterpillar is now searching for somewhere to pupate - usually beneath moss or dry leaves on the ground, out of the reach of frost.