Auburn's Kizzire joins PGA Barbasol field

Patton Kizzire has been named to the Barbasol Championship field to the delight of the Auburn fans. Kizzire, a 2008 Auburn University graduate, accepted a sponsor exemption to play in the tournament and will be hosting a public event during the tournament with the Southeastern Raptor Center. 321 more words

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Royal Ascot 2015: Melbourne Cup mooted for Trip To Paris after Gold Cup win at Ascot

By Simon Jackson at Royal Ascot.

Ed Dunlop was second in the Melbourne Cup three times with Red Cadeaux and may have the chance to go one better with Trip To Paris who won the Gold Cup at Ascot on Thursday. 538 more words

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Another Sunday Strolls On....

Well, yesterday was Sunday and as you know on a Sunday I like to walk Archie the Dog on new and exciting walks with new smells for him and new sights for me. 1,139 more words


Mersey Minis

The following are two pieces I wrote in 2008 for a competition commemorating the 800 anniversary of the city of Liverpool. The first one was published in a little book called… 863 more words


Six quirks you’ll recognise if you own an ex-racehorse

If you’ve looked at the horse market recently you’ll see it’s littered with ex-racehorses. Although they can make great horses, they do have a few traits which certainly don’t appeal to everyone… 799 more words


A Toddler and the Grand National

The bookies was dark and noisy as my grandmother led me in, the gold on her wrist as yellow as Spanish Armada treasure. The cigarette smoke whirled around my little blonde curls. 985 more words


Green Party to Ban Horse Racing?

The Green Party has announced that if they come into power they will have a “complete review” on horse racing and greyhound racing. This could include banning racing completely. 422 more words