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Old Roan Chase (3:00 Aintee - Saturday 25th October 2014)

I don’t like to touch jumps action until the end of the flat, but given the fact I had my first (legal, I must stress) bet in the Old Roan, on what was to be Monet’s Garden’s final race, it’s only fair I have to. 1,388 more words

National Hunt

Organisers to issue new style guide on #WhatToWear to The #Aintree race

by Rachel Ogbu

Its for a time like this that The Guest Shop was created. As a journalist I know how heart-breaking it is for event organisers and hosts who put a lot of effort into creating very luxe environments for special occasions only for it to be ruined by a few guest turning up looking like they didn’t belong there. 299 more words

Occasion & Events


Welcome to my list of horses to follow for the jump season 2014 – 2015 and as you can see below I have changed the format where we will be guaranteed plenty of runners during the season. 103 more words

Horse Racing

Run or Dye

Had so much fun today being a photographer for Run or Dye event. Talked to so many people, had fun and most importantly took LOTS of photos! 6 more words

It's not the leaving of Liverpool - Day 20 of Romilly's One Island Walk for Street Children

© James Forshall

(If you are new to the blog. I’m walking to John O’Groats. A leg infection obliged me to stop until I recovered. The journey starts with the post on the right, ‘Where shall we park the car?) 1,737 more words

Fred Winter, Probably one of the greatest Jockey come Trainers' of our generation (Part One, The Jockey)

On 20th September 1926 at Andover in Hampshire, Frederick Thomas Winter was born.

His father Fred Senior won The Epsom Oaks on Cherimoya at the very young age of 16 in 1911. 2,049 more words