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5th February 2020
Plus 5 and dry when driving in.
That was an enjoyable lunch yesterday.
John Webber and Richard Sheppard in good form. Much discussed.. I think! 131 was empty so we had run of the dining room.
Mat and I returned, thanks to Chester Williams picking us up, to the news that some of the blood tests were still not a 100%..
Robert Alner died yesterday.
A great trainer whose training life was sadly curtailed after being paralysed due to a car accident...
Robert's record with chasers was extraordinary..
David Bass was in this morning. We worked a few.. Video's below..
Michael and Mary Dulverton were here second lot to see their horses Happygolucky, Newtide and Talk Of Fame.
John and Sue Stanley and Gina Waugh were here to see their KBRP horse Drumreagh.
Paul and Suzanne Higgs were here to see their KBRP horses Drumreagh and Voyburg
Third lot Gillian Clough was here to see here KBRP horse Does He Know.
Late morning my new Bank Manager from Weatherbys Barry Arbon paid a first visit to Thorndale and meet his client! Mervyn Harmon who was, brought him down.
Please be very careful with you wishes!!
40 years of marriage as sent over by Lizzie Wills..
A married couple in their early 60s was celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in a quiet, romantic little restaurant.
Suddenly, a tiny yet beautiful fairy appeared on their table.
She said, ‘For being such an exemplary married couple and for being loving to each other for all this time, I will grant you each a wish.’
The wife answered, ‘Oh, I want to travel around the world with my darling husband’.
The fairy waved her magic wand and – poof! – two tickets for the Queen Mary II appeared in her hands.
The husband thought for a moment: ‘Well, this is all very romantic, but an opportunity like this will never come again. I’m sorry my love, but my wish is to have a wife 30 years younger than me’.
The wife, and the fairy, were deeply disappointed, but a wish is a wish.
So the fairy waved her magic wand and poof!…the husband became 92 years old.
The moral of this story: Men who are ungrateful bastards should remember fairies are female….