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So much good news…

As various bundles of intelligence thump onto my desk, the headlines make for depressing reading. (I say headlines – I am from the BJ school

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Quizzing the future?

What Ho, tout le monde et Bienvenue to racing “in absentia” from Longchamp. Like a Shakespearian speech, the racing was sans crowds, sans le picnic,

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A view of the news

It has been in recent days, increasingly clear from all the various sensory inputs, that we – the general public – are becoming tiresomely self-righteous.

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Are we not nearly Good?

At a recent editorial meeting, the head of compliance suggested that in 2020 we should in some way hold ourselves accountable, so that the incurably

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They’re Mighty Meaty Matey

Once upon a time, there was a company called Drings, that produced a widely-advertised sausage, under the slogan “They’re Mighty Meaty Matey”. I think there

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The weekend rolls on

I’m quite relieved to be socially unattached today. My TV and a roaring planet-destroyer are calling with Racing, EuroFooty, Grand Prix and maybe even a

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Raceweb Update

Firstly I’d like to formally welcome The Pharoah of Galway, Peter O’Tool, who will have an irregular column within the pages of Raceweb. Yesterday he

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THE BEGINNING OF THE END?

Prorogation, a few facts BACKGROUND Yesterday, August 28th, HM The Queen accepted a request from the government to suspend parliamentary sessions between September 9th and

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The Diary

Only this time last week, I was recovering from being at Goodwood for four days and trying to find a winner on Saturday. Same-o same-o.

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Well Done Ladies

Apart from being outplayed and out manoevred by an extraordinarily tough team, England Women played a blinder. OK they focused far too much on a

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