Backward Grand National

Fat-arse clouds threaten to pour rains upon the huddled masses like slurry. No, not huddled, annoying. Annoying masses. Arseholes who assume every fucker else will get out of their way, that they have no need to look up from their important texting as they traverse absolutely jam-packed Saturday streets in the city centre. 224 more words


Listening Blog 2 - BBC Radio Merseyside 9th April 2016

BBC Radio Merseyside is the local station for Liverpool and the surrounding areas. They are known for bringing local news and breaking news to it’s listeners. 124 more words

Viewing&Listening Blogs

5 Feature Ideas (Sport)

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1. Grand National- Humane or Not?

Discussing whethet the Grand National can be called humane after the countless deaths and injuries of both jockeys and horses. 158 more words


Two more Aintree horses dead 'from race injuries' pushing total death toll to six

At the conclusion of the three-day Aintree meeting it was believed four horses had died.

However, that number has continued to rise since the meet ended on April 9. 512 more words


Intechnica to reveal results of four years of monitoring Grand National betting sites and apps

Intechnica, the IT Performance Experts, will reveal the results of four years worth of end-user experience monitoring of the Grand National in a live webinar… 121 more words


Private Wilfred Eric Burnell 1390

Surviving the war was one thing but many jockeys continued to risk their lives in their chosen profession upon returning. Wilf Burnell was born at Snapper Point in 1898, one of a dozen children, and was only eight years old when his father died, and an orphan at 13 when his mother passed away. 657 more words

Private Henry Albert Dibble 1399

South Australian-born Caulfield jockey Henry ‘Harry’ Dibble was not a stranger to grand and international theatre. He partnered Obi to a win in the VRC Grand National Hurdle in 1910 (pictured0 and with his earnings, purchased into and became licencee of the Cricket Club Hotel in St Kilda (now the Elephant & Wheelbarrow on Fitzroy Street). 589 more words