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17th November 2023
Plus 2 and dry when driving in...
It would not have been dry for those involved with our Market Rasen winner General Hubble!
The Youneverknow syndicate run by Peter Kerr consist of John and Mandy Battershall, Neil and Jo Brooke, Nick and Shan Cook, Graham Lloyd, Steve O’Shaughnessy, Tony and Charlotte Palmer, Neil Pratt, Colin Stewart, Robert Taylor, Geri Worcester and Steve Winter.. Boy those who were there certainly had a really difficult last 2 furlongs!! Watch here….
This win was dedicated to Tim Caven who sadly died earlier this month.. Tim was involved in GH and would have led the celebrations in some style.
Mikhailovich ran a blinder to finish 3rd considering the ground was far too soft for him.. He struggles with his breathing on that ground.. he will win again, but on his ground.
I was at Taunton where Lady Gwen won the first. She was struggling early on as they went so fast but her stamina kicked in and she won by a couple of lengths.. she was well ridden by our conditional jockey Kai Lenihan..
Thrilled for Richard and Susan Davies who not only own her but also bred her.. Well done to all.
I was not there for long as I drove back up the motorway to Cheltenham to look at the horses that are selling tonight.. If you are interest in getting involved here then do ring me.. we will be able to help you buy something special?
Australia beat South Africa in a cracking game to reach Sundays final against India..Expect a great deal of local noise for that huge match..India must be favourites..
Friday morning and the start of three days racing at Cheltenham.. We have no runners for the first two days..
David Bass was in to ride out..
John and Jane Cootes who won last seasons 5 to follow were here for a morning on the gallops and a days racing at Cheltenham..
Ian Brotherton was here third lot with Max to see his KBRS horses Mikhailovich and Reallynthruthfully
Fred and Cilla wills and Carol Mitchell were also here third lot to see Cilla’s KBRS horse Zmiinyi.
Good luck to Norman Carter.. His horse Astro King runs in the £1m race in Bahrain..
An Irishman walks into a bar in Toronto and orders a drink
The bartender, noticing his accent, asks him ''What brings you to Canada?'
The Irishman says ''Well, I was in a pub in Dublin and the coaster under my glass said 'Drink Canada Dry' so I thought I'd give it a shot''