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10th October 2023

Plus 11 and dry when driving in.

27 degrees in London yesterday!

First time using Oxford Parkway which would probably a good place to travel from, but the Oxford traffic going (missed my first train) and coming back makes the journey unviable!.. Basically Oxford is not a place to drive to, through or visit!!

Richard Chugg’s visit yesterday threw up some disturbing facts and costs.. especially the Employers Liability. Shocking the cost of it.

Our in house Five To Follow competition is now open for entries and it closes on Friday, so start filling in your entry forms.. Click here for the horses qualified for this years competition.

This years prize is 'A nights stay at The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham in double room and meal voucher for one night during November 2024 Cheltenham meeting.'

David Bass was in this morning.

No vet today as they were here last night.. Trotting up every horse in the yard.. all part of the new study..

This weeks movers and shakers in the BHA handicap charts was Destroythevidence down 1 to 122.

We have one runner at Huntingdon .. Mikhailovich heads there and for my thoughts please click here.

They are building a new stable yard at Huntingdon so they currently only have 51 portable on site, hence the small fields there today.. For security reasons there are never more runners than stables..

England take on Bangladesh today in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup

Don't you just love this..

Irish Toast

May you never lie, steal, cheat or drink.

But if you must lie, lie in each other’s arms.

If you must steal, steal kisses.

If you must cheat, cheat death.

And if you must drink, drink with us, your friends.

This is worth a laugh if you are a Rugby fan..

To finish.. Happy birthday to my travelling head girl.. Leigh Pollard and to Martin Jones who breaks all my horses in..