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Big Orange price squeezed ahead of bid for record third straight win in Goodwood Cup

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse-racing tips and the latest news

BIG ORANGE has a stranglehold on the betting for the Group 1 Qatar Goodwood Cup on Tuesday which he attempts to win for a record third successive year. 348 more words

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Racing feast

Racing feast


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This weekend stages the start of some high class racing, starting with the King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot and then breaking into next week with the fabulous Goodwood meeting settled high on the Sussex downs, overlooking the English Channel, a truly wonderful spectacle. 160 more words

Mail Racing Tips

Disrespect your elders

The sidewalk was hot enough to fry the frying pan after incinerating the eggs. There was a nasty crosswind howling across the desolate course, which was strewn with construction equipment and port-a-potties, doors ajar as they wafted their sweet aroma through the spectators’ area. 2,041 more words


Latest Royal Ascot winners owe plenty to meeting's past heros and heroines

A look at this some of this year’s Royal Ascot winners and their pedigree connections with past performers at the Royal meeting.

The late and now even more lamented… 770 more words


The incredible heaviness of other people's training

I used to have a friend in real life who vanished from Facebag one day. “Yo, dude,” I said. “What happened?”

“I couldn’t stand all the happy people.” 1,404 more words


Double header crazypants

On Monday night there was a traffic safety committee meeting held by the city of Rancho Palos Verdes. You think committee meetings are boring?

This one wasn’t. 2,838 more words