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15th October 2020

Plus 6 and dry when driving in.

Wetherby tried hard to keep owners happy and they succeeded.

My two horses both ran rather green (showing inexperience). Lord Apparelli is such a huge horse and he was not sure he knew where his legs were going.. He will certainly improve for the experience. Inca Rose ran well and finished 5th just beaten for 4th.. he too will improve for the experience.

Blazon finished down the field at Bath and now ready for all-weather winter racing.

A long day in the car with David Bass.. DB is always good company especially when PMQ is on Radio Five live..

Sadly the journey home was marred by the new post race changing room facilities for jockeys..

Thursday morning and an easy day for all except Winter Glory and Duke Of Earl.

Atty and Celia Beor-Roberts and Patsy and Sandy Douglas were here third lot to see their Racing For Maggies Another Venture.. We also had supper with them last night..

Racings relief that Down Royal goes ahead later this month.

Tattersalls Book 2 finished yesterday and what an extraordinary sale it was..Bloodstock agent Anthony Stroud seems to single handedly saved the yearling market?

We have just the one runner today at Wincanton..My least favourite journey to any racecourse... Only because whatever route I take it still takes 2 hours.. 63 miles...Anyway  Talk Of Fame heads there and for my thoughts please click here.

My missus left a note on the fridge: "It's not working. I can't take it anymore, I'm going to live with my mum." I opened the fridge door, the light came on, the beer was cold. What the hell is she on about?"

Todays non virus video nasty..