When I check into my suite, two blocks from the 1950 Indian Lodge
Motel, it's in an L-shaped annex freshly sheathed in cedar with flower boxes and flat-screens inside.
A couple of indifferent efforts over seven furlongs at Newmarket may have prompted trainer Nick Littmoden to give the Indian Lodge
gelding a short break but the horse has seemingly returned with renewed enthusiasm.
The daughter of Grand Lodge cost 30,000 gns and her mother is a half-sister to top performers Indian Lodge
, Sarhoob and Buy or Sell.
The 2000 campaign, renowned for such horses as Ebor winner Give The Slip, the classy Indian Lodge
and Chester Cup hero Bangalore, ended with Mrs Perrett becoming the leading female trainer by a country mile.
PAT EDDERY today won his appeal against the decision of the Redcar stewards to suspend him - freeing him to ride Indian Lodge
in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Mile.
The Irish iron horse attempts a remarkable sixth successive Group One success today - but this might be a question of going to the well once too often and preference is given to Indian Lodge
to cause something of a surprise.
Trans Island ran second in the Lockinge, touching off second favourite Indian Lodge
who drifted into the middle on the fast ground, taking Sugarfoot with him.
But other leading ante-post hopes to be left in the pounds 100,000 handicap included Amanda Perrett's Indian Lodge
and Geoff Wragg's Swallow Flight.
Crimbourne Stud runs as a business: his ownership of racehorses such as 1991 Grand National winner Seagram, the giant, dual Whitbread hero Topsham Bay and dual Group 1 winner Indian Lodge
is a separate entity.
He ran a fine race that day and there is every reason to expect another bold showing from this son of Indian Lodge
in his current mood.
Several of Europe's challengers for the Mile exercised on the track including Distant View, Arkadian Hero and Indian Lodge
Pat Eddery, a Group One winner aboard Indian Lodge
at Longchamp 24 hours earlier, brought his skills to less-fashionable surroundings and grabbed another win as Such Flair obliged in the Racing In Yorkshire Sponsorship Handicap.