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2nd October 2021

Plus 7 and dry when driving in.. Rain on the way.

Busy here this morning.. David Bass and Cirain Gethings in to ride out and many of the horses worked..Harrison Bewsick missed out as he was down South for a wedding..

We jumped Shantou Express, Marten Abbbey and Samatian..

We have a plenty of guests here today to enjoy a 'Morning on the Gallops tour with Breakfast.'

Alison Stanley, James Lester, Paul Jenkins, Darren Roberts who won their voucher at an auction in aid of Racing Social held by Marc Blackford.

Colin and Diana Cusack were here after their daughter Kate purchased a couple of vouchers for them.

Steve O'Shaughnessy and his girlfriend Susan were here to see his KBRS horse Younevercall

Alan James was here for the morning to watch his KBRS horses Chazza, Does He Know, Fair Frontieres, Magical Express, Parc dAmour, Shinobi, Tantoli, Voyburg and Phantom Getaway

Third lot and more arrivals....

Garry and Tracy Betley plus a couple of friends were here to see their KBRS horse Phantom Getaway

Paul and Eileen Martin were here to also see Phantom Getaway along with his other KBRS horses Percy Veering and Galante de Romay

Simon Edwards was here to see his KBRS horse Percy Veering

David Molineux to see the latest KBRS horse the 2018 Flemensfirth x Muance

Daisy's Stepfather Mike and mother Melanie were here to see her ride out.. So good that parents come down and see how they are getting on..

It was Stevie Broadhurst's last day at Thorndale.. 6 years later and she moves on.. We wish her good ventures for the future..

Big weekend of racing. One of the Worlds best flat races takes place in France tomorrow.. The Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Our eyes will of course will be diverted elsewhere.. picturesque Uttoxeter where we have two runners.. Samatian and Shantou Express and for my thoughts on their chances please click here.

My best news of the week.. Harry Bailey text to say that he has booked his flight from Sydney to be home for Christmas.. I hope he is allowed on it..

The teacher brings a statue of Venus into class.

Teacher: “What do you like best about it, class? Let’s start with you, Robert.”

Robert: “The artwork!”

Teacher: “Very good. And you, Johnny?”

Johnny: “Her boobs!”

Teacher: “Johnny, get out! Go stand in the hall”…”And you, Harry?”

Harry: “I’m leaving, teacher, I’m leaving”

Have a great weekend and see you on Monday..