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23rd December 2015

Plus 6 and dry when driving in. Bloody hell it was wet here yesterday. 12mm

David Bass and Richie McLernon were in for a couple of lots this morning while we try and sort out what Boxing Day runners we are likely to have.. Not many due to this heavy ground.

We jumped Sonneofpresenting, Emily Gray, Nam Hai, Magic Money, Mr Beatle, Milord, Texas Forever, Grand March and Battle Dust. To see a video of the schooling please click here

The grey Kayf Tara/ Silver Spinner now has a name... Silver Kayf.. The Partnership name is The Lucky Spinners and Peter Kerr will manage this KBRP.

The Lucky Spinners are Steve Adams, John Benson, Vince Burmingham, Michelle Dudderidge, Pam Farnsworth, Michael Lakin, Jacqui Marley, David Radcliffe, Sylvia Wilks and Steve Winter. Welcome aboard to one or two of you who are new to the yard and to racehorse ownership.. We will have fun…

Clare’s parents are in town so we entertained last night. Good preparation for tonight’s staff party which is being held at Harry Cooks in Cheltenham..

Some people have it lucky... Steve O'Shaughnessy (Younevercall) sent an email from Austalia, where he is umpriring, to wish us a very happy 'sunny' Christmas.

The Christmas holidays are here now and although we carry on as normal some of my mates have either retired or broken up.. Jonathan Ruck-Keene.. Have a happy one..!

Here are a couple of old ones for the day..

Sex at 73..

I just took a leaflet out of my mailbox, informing me that I can have sex at 73

I'm so happy, because I live at number 89. So it's not too far to walk home afterwards. And it's the same side of the street. I don't even have to cross the road!

Paddy says to Mick, "I'm getting circumcised tomorrow."

Mick says, "I had that done when I was a few days old."

Paddy asks, "Does it Hurt?"

Mick says, " Well I couldn't walk for 18months.."