It is perhaps a little difficult to believe, but this village in Oxfordshire, with known links to Thomas Hardy and Jonathan Swift, was due to be closed down in 1948 and the residents forced to move elsewhere. 386 more words
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A Clonoe plasterer, who has been accused of acting the big shot by neighbours this week, has yet to claim his winnings from the Grand National after he put £1 straight on Many Clouds which won at 25-1 ten days ago. 247 more words
It’s only been a week since the last Grand National and already I’m dreading the next.
However, it’s not the ongoing controversy about equine deaths that makes me want the entire thing to vanish from existence, but rather the annual outcry from people who decided that one day a year it’s their business to comment on an industry which they know little or nothing about. 1,037 more words
30. Place a 10 pound bet on each of the following races the Grand National and The Derby and A Royal Ascot Race – donate any winnings to a worthy charity.
Part 1 – The Grand National
This is probably the only horse race I make a point of watching – and we went to see it a few years ago. 66 more words