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10th July 2020

Plus 10 and dry when driving in.

After 3 inches of rain so far this week it looks like we are now in for a few days of fine weather.

The big news yesterday was the postponement of the prestigious Derby Sales in Ireland.

Tattersalls must be pulling their hair out as this is a real blow.. more so for the vendors who have already had the sale pushed back from is normal date in late June.

The sale is now going to take place in mid-August, after both the Two Goffs sales..Goffs UK and Goffs Ire

Other racing news. Lizzie Kelly has hung up her boots and saddle which means her half brother Chester will be busier?

Chester Williams was in this morning to ride out..

Phil Andrews was here late morning to see his horses..Dandy Dan, Duke Of Earl, Party Fuzz, Mr Grey Sky,The Edgar Wallace and Those Tiger Feet… Phil also saw their KBRP horses Blazon, Arthurs Sixpence and Vinndication..

We have a runner at Market Rasen today where ITV Racing will show some of todays racing although not ours...

Anyway Fubar heads there and for my thoughts on his chances please click here.

This is normally my Friday on the Wye.. Unlikely as the river is rising fast and has become very coloured (are you allowed to say that?).... There was a 35lb and a 15lb salmon landed on the beat I fish on Wednesday..

A man stopped at his favorite watering hole after a hard days work to relax.

He noticed a man next to him ordered a shot and a beer. The man drank the shot, chased it with the beer and then looked into his shirt pocket.

This continued several times before the man's curiosity got the best of him.

He leaned over to the guy and said, "Excuse me, I couldn't help but notice your little ritual, why in the world do you look into your shirt pocket every time you drink your shot & beer"?

The man replied, "There's a picture of my wife in there, and when she starts lookin' good, I'm headin' home"!

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