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Tuesday 30th news

A quiet day with no runners but with a lot of new horses on the yard and young horses being broken in, its still a busy time ‘behind the scenes’ for us.  314 more words


Bank Holiday Pick & Further Ballydoyle Dominance

Aiden O’Brien continued his dominance of the flat scene with an Irish and English Guineas double-double over the weekend. Churchill and Winter were resounding winners at the Curragh and showed just how far ahead the Coolmore empire is ahead of it’s competitors, not just in Ireland but in the UK too. 316 more words

Thursday 25 May - Picks & Previews

A bet each from good cards at Sandown and Goodwood:

Today’s Picks…

There’s some high class action at Goodwood and Sandown today. Goodwood hosts some competitive handicaps as well as a Listed race in which Icespire heads the market. 381 more words

Seriously wounded for a second time

Two Ascot men suffered severe injuries.

SERGEANT Archibald Grimmett has, we deeply regret to say, been so seriously wounded (a second time) that it has been necessary to have his leg amputated. 23 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

"How splendidly he is fulfilling his mission"

Eric Brereton (1889-1962) moved to Scotland after the war, and eventually became Dean of Glasgow.

The Rev. Eric Brereton, Military Chaplain to Salonica, arrived home unexpectedly, on a fortnight’s leave, on May 14th, to the great delights of his parents at Ascot, and of many friends in the Parish. 31 more words

Life On The Home Front

Day at the Races with Club Godolphin

Yesterday I had my first ever trip to Ascot races thanks to Club Godolphin. I was sent 2 FREE tickets to the main grandstand plus 2 badges Godolphin badges to get us into the Furlong Club, which had been hired out by Godolphin for the day for club members. 439 more words


Daily Focus - Sunday


With two NR’s yesterday in MAOI CHINN TIRE and TAMAYUZ MAGIC, we were left with just MAJOR VALENTINE who eventually placed 3rd for small e/w profit at 6/1 +1.25pts. 61 more words

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