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9th February 2021
Minus 2 and dry when driving in..
Yes you are right it is chilly to say the least.. A biting wind yesterday meant that it felt far colder than the minis 1 it was for most of the day.
Adjourned finish 3rd at Wolverhampton last night and that now means he should qualify for a handicap mark for his flat race career.... Predictably he found the trip too short but he ran through well.. Further and a respectable mark and who knows..
Talking handicap marks, this weeks movers and shakers in the BHA charts are few due to the fact that we had hardly any runners..Diamond Gait enters on the flat at 70..Aliandy down 2 to 120 over hurdles
David Bass has become a vegan celebrity and although it is not going to his head (I don’t think?) he did remind me about his Horse and Hound Article.. If you would like to read it then please click here.. Maddie has copied another one!
Now we just wait on The Daily Telegraph's racing correspondent Marcus Armytage to pen his piece on DB, who apparently is the polar opposite to his boss!
Excellent cricket.. England look like winning.. who said it was likely to be a draw!!
With Market Rasen abandoned today we are left with only one runner on the all-weather at Kempton..A jumpers bumpers card and we run Prince Llywelyn there, and for my thoughts on his chances please click here.
More news on the failed weekend gamble..
Robert Armstrong the Newmarket trainer who trained Moorestyle and Be My Native has died..
This morning I was interviewed by Charlie Poste and Joshua Stacey for their Racing Riots Podcast.. Not more chatter about DB?
Other news from Thorndale.. Further tree cutting taking place alongside the all-weather gallop..
A useful saying..?
I don't always go the extra mile, but when I do it's because I've missed my exit.