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24th July 2020
Plus 14 and dry when driving in
Uttoxeter was empty yesterday..
Owbeg rather ran on his nerves and needs to learn to relax, Drumreagh will improve for the run while Minella Warrior was a shade disappointing and was in top gear all the way. A more galloping track with suit but sadly not many of those around at the moment.
Busy here this morning
Third lot we saw David and Shantha Shuttle here to see their KBRP horse Does He Know.
John and Laura Garrett where here to see their KBRP horses Chazza, Gerard Mentor, The Bull Mccabe, Red River, Commodore Barry, Adjourned, Lord Apparelli and their Racing For Maggies horse Another Venture
Paul Martin was here to see his KBRP horses Donnie Brasco and Galante De Romay.
Peter and Lois Burke were here to see their KBRP horse Yeavering Belle.
We have two runers today. Diamond Gait heads to Newton Abbot while Blazon heads to Beverely. For my thoughts on their chances please click here.
This made me chuckle
Today is 40 years since the death of the comic actor Peter Sellers.
Mark Mason, our repository of unusual information, tells me that Sellers once rang Spike Milligan’s doorbell at 3am.
His Goon Show partner found him naked apart from a bowler hat, socks and shoes. To Milligan’s raised eyebrow, Sellers simply said: “Do you know a good tailor?”
English – No wonder it’s so hard to learn!
There was a row amongst the oarsmen about how to row.
They were too close to the door to close it.
The buck does funny things when the does are present.
They sent a sewer down to stitch the tear in the sewer line.
To help with planting the farmer taught his sow to sow.