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24th February 2020
Plus 9, windy and raining when driving in.
Monday morning and fresh horses.. I would say that wouldn’t I?
Desperate to go racing with so many of my horses, but my earliest runner will probably be at Ludlow on Thursday...weather permitting..
David Bass has always fancied being a flat jockey, but as I have reminded him in the past he was not physically capable.. and before you think I mean anything other than size, I don’t..
Anyway to prove his point he rode two winners on the all weather at Wolverhampton yesterday on their added card for jumpers to bumpers.
I wish him well in his new career.. Leighton will always be associate with Many Clouds.. and why not..They were a great combination..
Today is the big day for Mat. The finals of the Godolphin Stable Staff awards..
This evenings award ceremony will take place at the UnderGlobe..
Good luck Mat.. A three man race..Along with Mat the other two are.. Leanne Kershaw who works for Jedd O’Keeffe and James Savage who works for Sir Michael Stoute..
My delight later today is the dentist..
On that happy note..
After a preacher died and went to heaven, he noticed a New York cab driver had been awarded a higher place than he.
“I don’t understand,” he complained to God. “I devoted my entire life to my congregation.”
God explained to him, “Our policy here in heaven is to reward results. Now, was your congregation well attuned to you whenever you gave a sermon?”
“Well,” the minister had to admit, “some in the congregation fell asleep from time to time.”
“Exactly,” said God, “and when people rode in this man’s taxi, they not only stayed awake, they even prayed.”