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23rd August 2022

Plus 17 and dry when driving in.

Mike and Gerda Hayes were here third lot with their grandchildren Poppy and Jasper to see their KBRS horse Galante de Romay..

Alan James was here to see his KBRS horses Alan James Voyburg, Shinobi, Does He Know, Parc d'Amour, Fair Frontieres, Magical Escape, Mikhailovich, Phantom Getaway and Lets go Amigo.

Graham Potts our vet was in for his Tuesday visit..

The programme book that sorts what races are raced on what days has become a broken flush.. 3 jump meetings today and no flat.. ridiculous race planning!!

We have a couple of runners today at two of the three meetings. Ami Des Flots heads to Worcester while Charming Getaway heads to Bangor and for my thoughts on their chances please click here.

Cheltenham has always been thought of as a punters graveyard and now it looks like it might be offically declared one....Ashes to ashes..Dust to dust!!........Other racecourses that offer ashes scattering..

The much loved Bourton on the Water bookmaker John Salmon died yesterday..

John was a star pupil at Westwoods grammar school in Northleach and got a scholarship to Oxford to read maths. His maths master was dismayed when he became a bookmaker after getting his good degree.

John owned the North Cotswold bookmakers in Stow and later Bourton. He was a very good snooker player and a great character... He will be hugely missed locally.

The possible ten best Edinburgh Fringe Jokes..

I tried to steal spaghetti from the shop, but the female guard saw me and I couldn’t get pasta.

Did you know, if you get pregnant in the Amazon, it’s next day delivery?

My attempts to combine nitrous oxide and Oxo cubes made me a laughing stock.

By my age, my parents had a house and a family, and to be fair to me, so do I, but it is the same house and the same family.

I hate funerals. I’m not a mourning person.

I spent the whole morning building a time machine, so that’s four hours of my life that I’m definitely getting back.

I sent a food parcel to my first wife. FedEx.

I used to live hand to mouth. Do you know what changed my life? Cutlery.

Don’t knock threesomes. Having a threesome is like hiring an intern to do all the jobs you hate.

I can’t even be bothered to be apathetic these days.