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14th February 2018

Minus 1 and dry when driving in.

David Bass was in this morning for a couple of lots.. Not that many horses to work as plenty are just marking time for better ground.

Douglas and Sylvia Wilks were here third lot to see their KBRP horses Silver Kayf and Dusty Pearl while David and Julie Martin and Dan Hall were here late morning to see their horses Charbel and Gallows Point.

Last Nights Randox Grand National weights launch at the Baftas was thwarted by electrical problems that took out much of Piccadilly. Not the Lights Camera Action they had hoped for.. Yes The Last Samuri was allotted 11.4.. Poor chap never really gets his chance now as he is weighted to his best.. And his Aintree factor.. Blaklion looks a steal on handicapping and is heavily quoted as being like Red Rum… We like Suny Bay?

All the news yesterday was about 2009 Grand National winner Mon Mone's jockey Liam Treadwell announcing his retirement from race riding

Devon yesterday morning was very wet and yesterday afternoon the sun shone.. Two countries in one day.. Sandra Steer Fowler’s horses were well worth the trip..and a good lunch in their local..

I assume those old romantics of you who read this have been to the flower shop?

Talking old romantics.. TNDGB has been very vocal on twitter about my gallop cam and his comments led me to his web site which I have to admit I have not read for a while.. he usually swanning it in some hot country or shooting in the states.. Anyway he has been keen on Vinndication and positive in his thoughts.. kind..we enjoy mutual banter..

Thinking TNDGB here are some 'crackers' for you..

Q: What do squirrels give for Valentine's Day?
A: Forget-me-nuts.

Q: What did the valentine card say to the stamp?
A: Stick with me and we'll go places!

Q: What did the light bulb say to the switch?
A: You turn me on.

Q: Did Adam and Eve ever have a date?
A: No, but they had an Apple.

Q: Why did the banana go out with the prune?
A: Because it couldn't get a date.

Q: What is a ram's favourite song on February 14th?
A: I only have eyes for ewe, dear

Q: What happens when you fall in love with a French chef?
A: You get buttered up.

Q: If your aunt ran off to get married, what would you call her?
A: Antelope.