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A couple of months in the ups and downs

An old English folk song inspired the title. And to cheer you into this largely pictorial post here it is, sung by Steeleye Span.

Those ups and downs are NOT the kind I’m referring to – I’ve never asked a young man to tie my garter and gone off with him to be naughty in an apple orchard. 1,536 more words

Britain Now & Then

Spring walks, a Nature Diary and an Easter treat.

The Easter Weekend so far ~ a Good Friday walk with friends, spring shoots and wild flowers and a visit with my lovely friend Lisa to… 108 more words

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Saturday October 21st Champions Day

Posted Saturday 10.45am

Good morning everyone. I am afraid the ground and the weather and the fact this is the third week of October have raised too may doubts for serious punting! 650 more words

Flat Racing

Champions Day QEII - Preview & Picks

3.15 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, 1m, Group 1
Ribchester is undoubtedly a phenomenal horse. Richard Fahey’s best ever and one of the best milers we have seen in recent seasons. 447 more words

Thursday August 3rd Goodwood

Posted: Wednesday August 1st 5.30pm

 More Downs than Ups! No selections for Thursday for two reasons. Firstly with the ground going surely softer than soft, too many questions such as where will they race, who will act on it etc. 798 more words

Flat Racing

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


Godolphin go Barney after day one treble

It was a dream day for Godolphin as the boys in blue notched up a 124-1 treble with BARNEY ROY’s sweet revenge over old foe Churchill in the St James Palace Stakes undoubtedly the icing on the cake. 808 more words