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27th February 2019

Minus 2 and dry when driving in.

Ffos Las was sunny.. normally wet..Pond Road enjoyed his first venture over hurdles and will have learnt a great deal from yesterdays experience. It was good race and he finished 5th.

David Bass was in this morning. We worked a few and jumped Arthurs Sixpence, Rose To Fame, Miss Gemstone, Station Master, Rockys Treasure, Diamond Gait, Gallows Point, Silver Kayf, Agent Memphis and Mon Palois.

You can watch videos of this mornings work here: First Lot, Second Lot, Third Lot, Schooling

Simon Keane who came over from Ireland to see his KBRP horse Pond Road run yesterday stayed at The Frogmill last night and was here second lot to see his youngster Cotteemcavennigoal on the gallops. Interesting naming..

Also here second lot was Norman Carter who was here to see his horses Diamond Gait and Sunblazer.

Third lot Nick Cook and Phil Crane were here to see Nick's KBRP horses Younevercall and Balleticon.

Graham Potts our vet was here again this morning .. He was in a hurry yesterday so did not have time to do all we needed…

The Cheltenham Festival has taken over The Racing Post and now the preview evenings are about to start. I don’t know of any other racing festival that draws so much attention? Have you heard of many Royal Ascot preview nights?

I don't really enjoy doing them, but seem to have been drawn into a few…I say it is a way of promoting our sport.. a bit like the Flu closure?! Everybody has an opinion..

Alastair Cochrane from Motormods yesterday installed Dash Cams into my horseboxes and cars..

We have no runners today..

An oldie...

A husband and wife were grocery shopping when the husband picked up a case of Budweiser and placed it in the cart.

"What do you think you're doing?" asked the wife.

"It's on sale. Only £10 for a case," he replies.

"We can't afford it. Put it back," demands the wife. They continue shopping and a few minutes later the wife puts a £20 jar of face cream into the cart.

"What do you think you're doing?" asks the husband.

"It's my face cream. It makes me look beautiful," replies the wife.

"So does the Budweiser and it's half the price," retorts the husband.