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A Grey day for a Kneesup lie-down

It is that time of year again, when Lady Kneesup, the former debutante Isadora Ablative-Courgette, haemorrhages cash like a Chancellor trying to save the nation’s

Friday racing – the De Souza theory

Just a quicky in order to share with you some flags that have been raised from my database and trends generator – which is more

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The PGA Championship

Work has once again raised its ugly head and my mind is full of useful words like “…unifying points of entry”. No, me neither, but

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Goodwood Day 3

The Keeper of The Privy Purse or the Hon. Kneesup as she prefers to be known, has berated me for failing to provide adequate description

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Goodwood Day 2

Not a bad day at the coal face, and my call on Stradivarius’ race was bang-on.  Well that’s enough preamble…

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Goodwood Day 1

As you probably gathered from the results, I did not manage to get hold of Angelina for her input, (see raceweb passim), so it was

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A la recherche des sous-titres perdu.

My relationship with the works of Proust has much in common with my relationship with Angelina Jolie. If we could get along we would probably

It never rains, but it pours

A frighteningly quick post today, as once again we face more midweek racing as attention turns to The July meeting at Newmarket and the Dante

Saturdays TV Races

Well, the Golf is 50/50 having lost Kevin Na in the Cut but with Tyrell Hatton looking to initiate a Day 3 charge. He’s still

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The Oaks – All you need to know

The picture above was taken one hundred years ago – it is the start of the 1920 Epsom Oaks. The winner Charlebelle is seen second

Sunday, bloody Sunday

Well stap me vitals, and call me Greta – nine TV races on a drizzly, blowy Sunday afternoon and 56 runners between them. Just goes

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Strange times indeed

If you thought this week that Time had taken leave of his/her/its senses, then you are not alone. Most of this week seems to have

Love is a many-splendored thing

What might we have learned at Newmarket last week? FAR ABOVE could be very good if he goes to The Prix L’Abbaye, where he will

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We need some Guineas

It was a real delight to see the resurrection of The Pharoah of Galway, Peter O’Tool and his wise insights into the 2000 Guineas. On

Qipco 2,000 Guineas Analysis

If Pinatubo has ‘trained on’ he may be a once in a generation horse with the ability to turn this into a procession. There is,

A second run at the tips

Every now and then, we might be able to find the time in our grinding schedules, to step out for a light snack at lunchtime.

Apologies

Hours of work have simply disappeared when I hit the Publish button. It was the second time today it has happened and I have obviously

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An unbalanced world around the racing

A terribly sad and worrying note from my chum Thomm in St Pauls, Minneapolis who lives in what might be considered akin to the Sloane

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Day 2 of the return.

While I would love to pass off my crude notes as some sort of well-honed guidance, the reality is of course that I am, like

Cheltenham Day 4 – Staying alive, staying alive

It’s getting increasingly difficult to tell between exhaustion, alcohol poisoning, and some ghastly virus passed on by an itinerant back-slapping, celebrating Irishman. I was, on