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7th August 2018

Plus 11 and dry when driving in.

Three ladies returned here yesterday all looking well after their summer holidays... Rose To Fame, Sainte Ladylime and Illuminated Beauty.

Tarmac going down on the gallop. It is amazing seeing what they do to make these all weather gallops work. So much goes on underneath the surface that you begin to understand why they cost so much money.. 40K a furlong from scratch.. Our gallop is 4 furlongs..It was just over 20K a furlong when ours went in 12 years ago..inflation or rising costs?

Vet in this morning and no movers or shakers in the BHA weekly handicap charts.

We had a demonstration from Yardman software last week and this morning we have one from Equine MediRecord..

The BRS road show is here this morning and all my team will be able to play on their horses Equicizer

Maddie and I are finishing off our owners open day brochure.. school report stuff.

On that note

To all owners who read this.. Please could you check to see if you have answered your owners open day invitition for September 16..We emailed you an invite and some of you have not opened your invites....Please check your spam box and if in doubt and you feel that you have not received one please email Maddie

Thinking horse equicizers..

This simulates you in the driver's seat of a car.

You're driving down a road, when you see a big red hand flash in front of you.

You have to put on the brakes.

Then, the Reaction Time Test tells you how old you are, when it comes to driving.

The test is based on reaction times of 2,000 people ages 18 and over.

The Reaction Time Test plotted their reaction times by age; it matches your reaction time to those averages...Some of their results may surprise you

The Reaction Time Test found that left-handed people and men have slightly better reaction times than the average person.   Click on me

Bet you try it more than once!

To finish.. Mike Evans who owns Royal Shipton Golf Course has text me to say that he has lost his dark brown rough haired dachshund.. Hilda has been missing since 8.30 last night. If found please ring Mike on 07767663506