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Hail the Chief, as we watch the USA implode.

Firstly, my condolences to Anthony Van Dyke’s connections, an unwarranted end to a great horse, and somehow so far from home. Our Melbourne Cup selections

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Well done Ascot – Champions all

Work for some this week will have been, very literally, all hands to the pump. Ascot’s CEO will have been hard at work organising his

Just a thought

Chair the BHA – I’d rather eat glass.

Those of us cursed with the Lazy Gene, [CLICK HERE for some support of its existence], can instantly summon up a list of 1000 jobs

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Twenty Racing Tips, and a provable Profit

I feel the urge to spread my bonhomie around the minor counties and so later today I shall progress to Dorsetshire. I very much doubt

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Earwigging is bad for your mental health

My office lies just north of the memsahib’s and so it is only a matter of switching off the selective deafness mode to catch the

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Another Massacre or a simple game of Golf?

Tomorrow sees the start of the 120th US Open at Winged Foot. The course is notoriously difficult, and if you’re expecting to see the world’s

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St Leger Day – Doncaster Day 4

Four winners yesterday including a 40/1 shot and a 17/2 (backed down from 10s), heralded the beginning of a busy weekend of top quality racing

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Doncaster St Leger meeting Day 3

The long and complicated story of Phoenix Thoroughbreds is a million miles from being either understood or fully exposed. It involves a Bulgarian-based crypto-currency Ponzi

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Donny St Leger Day 2

A poor start to the morning with an unexpected trip to somewhere miles away with an equally unexpected bill; an unplanned detour to another place

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Doncaster’s Leger meeting Day 1 TV Races

The twilight of the Flat season is creeping in, with talk about the Arc and Melbourne Cup betting markets, and emails containing the words “Breeders

Random Thoughts

An acceleration of the inevitable

This post’s title was contained within an interesting article on the ecosystem in which pubs, clubs, restaurants, breweries and landlords all have to live.  With

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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