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2nd June 2021

Plus 12 and dry when driving in.

David Bass and Ciaran Gethings were in this morning.. Again not a great deal going on.

Norman Carter was here second lot to see his mare Diamond Gait and see his youngster Samatian who is out at grass with his KBRS horse Voyburg.

Paul and Elizabeth Kellar were here third lot to see Mon Palois

David and Gillian Taylor were here third lot to see their KBRS horse Design Icon. Julie Crissell was also here with Chris Henn to see her KBRS horse Design Icon.

There was an article in yesterdays racing Post headed Prize Money and How Britain has been left trailing the rest of the world..It makes sombre reading.. and then there is an article headed Jockey Club adding 3m in prize money boost.. two contrasting articles, but the underlying problem is the same..

No recorded coronavirus deaths yesterday.. the first time.. please lets hope it is the start of many similar days... Then with luck we can have crowds back at sporting venues..

Talking sporting venues.. Lord's.. the home of cricket. Summer starts with the first Test.. against New Zealand..

The Till family called over for a BBQ last night.. Rupert has been very busy during lockdown..

As we get older we sometimes begin to doubt our ability to "make a difference" in the world.

It is at these times that our hopes are boosted by the remarkable achievements of other "seniors" who have found the courage to take on challenges that would make many of us wither.

Harold Sclumberg is such a person.

I've often been asked, 'What do you old folks do now that you're retired'?

Well..I'm fortunate to have a chemical engineering background, and one of the things I enjoy most is turning beer, wine, Scotch, and margaritas into urine.

Todays non virus video nasty