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29th July 2023

Plus 16 and when driving in.

David Bass and Ciaran Gethings were in to ride out..

What a day yesterday was.. Firstly the cricket at The Oval was electric again.. Bloody hell this has been some series..

Secondly my shackles are off..My visit to Gloucester Royal was rewarding for a change.. Blood levels normal and infection gone.. so big celebrations last night..

Great racing at Ascot today..Not to be missed..This is one of the most competitive King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes for ages..

Talking exciting flat races.. David Bass rides in 19 runner 5 furlongs sprint at York.. A race not be missed.. I am sure he will jump off in front??.. Apparently it needs holding up!

The local news station was interviewing an 80-year-old lady because she had just gotten married for the fourth time.

The interviewer asked her questions about her life, about what it felt like to be marrying again at 80, and then about her new husband's occupation. "He's a funeral director," she answered. "Interesting," the newsman thought...

He then asked her if she wouldn't mind telling him a little about her first three husbands and what they did for a living.

She paused for a few moments, needing time to reflect on all those years. After a short time, a smile came to her face and she answered proudly, explaining that she had first married a banker when she was in her 20's, then a circus ringmaster when in her 40's, and a preacher when in her 60's, and now - in her 80's - a funeral director.

The interviewer looked at her, quite astonished, and asked why she had married four men with such diverse careers.

She smiled and explained, "I married one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, and four to go."

Have a great weekend and see you on Monday..