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15th January 2021
0 degrees and dry when driving in
Chelmsford is in the county of my birth..
Adjourned ran well to finish 4th on his first attempt under the flat racing code..Trip on the short side but these novice races just don't exist for these jumping types trying to avoid heavy ground... Further and better....
Mat and I visited Inca Rose at Coln Valley Stud late yesterday morning..IR is on a winter break and looking well..
Nicholas and Cherry Jones in buoyant form and full of information.. We also saw their home bred 4 year filly Rose and Thistle who is by Blue Bresil out of Cinderella Rose.. RAT is heading to Ginny Thompson for pre training next week before coming here later in February.
Graham Potts our vet was in for his Friday visit..
Good chat with son Harry last night. He is on the Gold Coast at the Magic Millions sales. Good news from him as he has been given the golden card.. a Permanent Residence Visa.. another year and he will have dual Nationality.
Warm in Queensland and talking warm how good was it to watch some cricket.. Test cricket has started again in Sri Lanka.. England had a good start.
Willie Mullins is testing the water.. He is hoping to run a horse at Market Rasen tomorrow and the implications are far from amusing..Ireland first post Brexit runner....
Poor Adam Wedge has had to apologise for his remarks after winning the Welsh Grand National..Can imagine David Nicholson doing that!!
With Huntingdon off today we have no runners today..Flooded again..
What is the difference between mechanical engineers and civil engineers?
Mechanical engineers build weapons.
Civil engineers build targets.
The graduate with a science degree asks, "Why does it work?"
The graduate with an engineering degree asks, "How does it work?"
The graduate with an accounting degree asks, "How much will it cost?"
The graduate with an arts degree asks, "Do you want fries with that?"
Normal people believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet.