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5th September 2018
Plus 10 and dry when driving in.
Tessa Foreman's horse Espoir De Romay arrived early this morning.. from Ireland.. Mark Hudson is a share holder and we are looking for somebody to take the last leg. Ring Peter Kerr ( 07901 763643) if you would like to know more about him.
David Bass was in to ride out a couple of lots.
Johnny and Liz Wills were here first lot to see their horse Net Work Rouge work.. he might be heading to Perth on Monday along with Charbel.
We also worked Station Master, Commodore Barry, Abbreviate, By The Boardwalk, Net Work Rouge, Charbel, Younevercall, Cresswell Legend, Watch Them Here. and Early Learner, El Presente, WandrinStar, Fubar and Sublazer can be Viewed Here.
Peter and Olive Smith were here third lot to see their KBRP horses Desaray and Dusty Pearl.
Graham Potts our vet was in the yard this morning.. he was busy yesterday
Paul Fergusons who writes the Jump racing guide Jumpers to Follow was here to see Vinndication. Apparently Vinndication, along with other young horses from the yard are going to be in his 2018/2019 season 'horses to follow' .
Lunch at The Frogmill is well worth trying. Clare and I had an excellent lunch there yesterday with John and Penny Perriss.
The answers from yesterdays 'quizz for the bright.'
1. The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends: Boxing.
2. North American landmark constantly moving backward: Niagara Falls ... The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute.
3. Only two vegetables that can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons: Asparagus and rhubarb.
4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside:Strawberry.
5. How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside the bottle. The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in place on the tree. The bottle is left in place for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they are snipped off at the stems.
6. Three English words beginning with dw: Dwarf, dwell and dwindle...
7. Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar: Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation mark, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.
8. The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh: Lettuce.
9. Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with 'S': Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes, stockings, stilts.