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5th October 2020

Plus 9 and dry when driving in.

That was one of the wettest weekends on record. According to my rain gauge we had over 5 inches of rain in the last 48 hours. Winchcombe was recorded of having 109.. the wettest part of the county.

We took some horses to work in Lambourn yesterday morning and they were saying they had over 5 inches too.. lets not be too competitive.

Talking competitive.. I was not amused to finish second at Uttoxeter with Shantou Express… Odds on favourite, we were beaten I hope by a good horse as the two of us were 32 lengths clear of the third horse… Annoying…

Probably equally annoying to be well beaten in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.. Enable never looked happy.. she finished  6th.. sad to go out like that but what a race mare she has been..Was the winner named by Nicola Sturgeon?

The Arc was a very odd race to watch.. Not only did Enable run below par but there were no Aiden O'Brien runners as his urine tests (the horses not human) that were sent to a French lab returned positive for the prohibited substance Zilpaterol.

Monday morning and fresh horses.

Harry Beswick was in to ride out..

We jumped Rhosneigr and Inca Rose.

We were to have two runners today at Stratford, Grey Flint and Grey Felix. But racing has been abandonned as the course is waterlogged.. The river burst its backs..

Its Monday so relax..

You can set the speed of the vehicle, street noise, music. Visit the world while at home.

You can drive in 50 cities around the world and spend as much time in any one of them driving.

Pick the city of your choice from the list in the upper right. Notice how many cities have 5 story apartments for people to live in. 

One thing about the world is hardly any pickup trucks in any of the cities. Havana has many old cars to observe driving. 

Spend some time and see the world from your computer.

We can still travel while staying home.

Click Drive & Listen

Time.. important

Todays non virus video nasty..