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Cheltenham November Meeting Preview

It’s the November meeting at Cheltenham this weekend, with three days of top class jumps action kicking off on Friday (which we’ve already missed!) and a full weekend programme to look forward to.   1,239 more words

Mutant Ninja Tortoises

It was an honor to lead 13 Stallions/Clydesdales for a “limited run” workout.  Just one for the Mutant Mile EC, nice jog to BH and back. 470 more words


The WW1 Horse Who Returned.

Today, November 11, 2017 let us take a moment at the 11th hour to remember the fallen horse soldiers.

From this peaceful land

To hellfire we were sent, 358 more words

History Of Horses

Get your kicks...

YHC was questionable Tuesday night as a chronically painful achilles tendon was joined by a strained hamstring courtesy of some lunch-time ultimate on Tuesday. To leave my fellow Tortoises without a Q on such short notice just wouldn’t do. 370 more words


Saturday Selections: Ascot, Wetherby & Down Royal

Last week’s Cheltenham meeting might be the curtain raiser to the jumps season for most, but this weekend is the signpost that we are well and truly back in National Hunt season with the return of some proper big jumping names and top class action coming from Wetherby, Ascot and Down Royal, amongst other meetings. 1,147 more words

Get ready for some Saturday fireworks

Tombstone made it back-to-back NAPs for followers of the blog at Down Royal on Friday and I’m relying on Marracudja to make it the hat-trick on Saturday, a day that has a bit of everything. 440 more words


Themopylae: “With it or on it...”

Spartan’s VQ.

(Disclaimer: This BB was authored solely by Spartan, posted by Texas Ranger who was set to be co-Q but Spartan didn’t need me!) 236 more words

Disco Duck