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8th November 2022

Plus 10 and dry when driving in. 5mm of rain overnight..

First Flow had an away day this morning in preparation for his return in the Fitzdares Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon in just over 3 weeks time... A race he won last year.. Shocked to see they are still watering there though..

Our vet was in for his Tuesday visit

This weeks movers and shakers in the BHA handicap charts were El Presente down 4 to 138, Gerard Mentor up 7 to 102, Rocky's Treasure down 2 to 118, Sayadam up 4 to 128, Two for Gold down 3 to 156.

Tattersalls November National Hunt foals in Ireland were making strong prices yesterday

I am sure not many of your knew that there was a possibility that the famous point to point course Larkhill was subject to likely closure next year..Well there is some good news as Ben Wallace has stepping in and made sure that this iconic point to point course has a future..

This was an email sent to us from Jeremey Hooper..Part owners in the KBRS horse Phantom Getaway

’On way back from Ffos Las and a huge thank you from me. I said to my wife as we were driving home that after the birth of our two children and our wedding day, today was one of the next best days of my life to realise a life long dream of being in the winners enclosure. It was lovely to see all of us so happy at the win. And movingly to toast the memory of Stuart in the winners area. Matt was a great host and looked after us all so well.‘

Thanks Jeremy.. Your email is one of the reasons I just love this sport..

Not David Bass... Who?