In the media of today’s world, Horse Racing takes a beating. Whether it be animal rights protesters exclaiming whether its right or fair to euthanise a horse after a fall, or whether it be people who just dislike the sport because they’d prefer all horses were left alone in a field, Horse Racing divides opinion, it always has and probably always will. 563 more words


RIP Bradley Lowery

What a tough and brave young lad he was RIP Bradley Lowery https://t.co/RabbnKYjiP

— Sam Twiston-Davies (@samtwiston) July 7, 2017

Two heroes on #GrandNational Day; One For Arthur & …

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Horse Racing

Postage Stamps: racehorses

In April this year, a couple of days before the 107th Grand National horse race, Royal Mail brought out a series of stamps celebrating eight of Britain’s most famous racehorses. 402 more words


Black to basics

Just got back from mine and the kids’ annual pilgrimage to Blackpool. Mostly to enjoy the thrills of the rickety rides at the Pleasure Beach and in part to remind ourselves that whatever life throws at us, or how low we may sometimes feel – it could be worse – we could live in Blackpool. 498 more words

Easter Blues

Hi there! Welcome back to the blog, where we’re slowly getting closer to the end. Only 2ish months of blog entries left! Let’s just get straight back into it then. 2,228 more words

Horses, Bears, and Phantom Power.

All terrible amateur photography and footage is my own.
By Michael Cameron.

April 8th 2017; along with half of Scotland I back the winning horse in the Grand National due mostly to the saltire on the Jockey’s jersey. 944 more words

Saturday Racing from Punchestown and Sandown

We’ve been spoilt with some great racing from Punchestown this week and some gripping finishes in the big races.  Even if it was the first time all season I hadn’t backed him it was great to see Unowhatimeanharry return to form and bag another big prize. 1,470 more words