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18th October 2016
Plus 10 and drizzling when driving in.
Jockeys David Bass and Tom Bellamy were in this morning. We worked Champion Chase and Cresswell Legend.
George Dowty (local celeb?) was here first lot to see his Racing For Maggie’s Charity horses Another Venture and Biscuit.
I know I have mentioned this before but we are supporting Maggie’s the local Cancer Care Home by racing two horses for two seasons.
This is a great way to become involved in racing without the huge cost and support a very worthwhile Charity
For £6295 you too can become involved. There are no extra costs during the period that you own the two horses.
Alternatively you can put a deposit down of £2995.00 plus £189.00 per 19 monthly payments on a direct debit.
Stable visits and a Box at Cheltenham in November are just some of the many perks...
There are 25 shares all together and we have 7 shares left.. Please ring Henry Kimbell on 07979522744 or email.. or of course you could always ring me for further details.
Margaret Carnell was here late morning to see her KBRP horse Our Bell Amie.
Graham Potts our vet was in this morning..
This weeks movers and shakers in the weekly BHA handicap charts are...Silver Eagle enters over hurdles at 109, By The Boardwalk went up 5 to 125 for winning at Market Rasen while Jimmy The Jetplane went up 5 to 135 for finishing second at Uttoxeter... thats why I hate finishing second!
I was pleased to see in todays Racing Post that my ex assistant Eddie Hales is benefitting from Gigginstown’s movement of horses and trainers.
Eddie has taken over the control of 15 well bred 3 year olds to train for point to points. Eddie sold Gigginstown possibly their best horse in last years Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack.
Charity..We are always supportive to any charity.. if possible..
Grumpy old men.. I did not think I had managed to get that far in life .. yet.. Obviously Roger Hart does though.. Hence the dinner on the right..venue The Lygon Arms in Chipping Campden on November 10th.
A man asks a farmer near a field, “Sorry sir, would you mind if I crossed your field instead of going around it? You see, I have to catch the 4:23 train.”
The farmer says, “Sure, go right ahead. And if my bull sees you, you’ll even catch the 4:11 one.”..