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A Day at the Races: How Dubai is Democratising Horse Racing

By Nabila Ramdani

THEY call horse racing “The Sport of Kings” and during my time in Britain I have certainly always associated it with Royalty. I ran into Queen Elizabeth II during my first visit to Ascot a few summers ago, and am used to seeing some of the richest people in the world during my trips to race tracks. 893 more words


A Treat Of A Day At Royal Ascot!

I have been meaning to share this lovely day from way back in June with you for some time now, so apologise for the long delay. 558 more words


The Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot was something I wanted to attend from the moment we arrived. The Royal Ascot website describes the race like this:

Royal Ascot is Britain’s most valuable race meeting, attracting many of the world’s finest racehorses to compete for more than £5.5milllion in prize money.

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Go Dolphin Friendly

2.00 Goodwood – Racing History – 1pt Win at 11/4

The third day of Glorious Goodwood could spell a big day for Godolphin, they seem to have been hoovering up handicaps over the last month and they can start the day with another one via the lightly raced improver Racing History. 100 more words

The avant-garde of contemporary garden design premières in the heart of Tuscany

A forward-looking show of contemporary gardens has been launched earlier at the end of June in Chianciano Terme, one the most renowned thermal resort in Tuscany. 703 more words


On Dealing With Other People


I have migrated from Blogspot to WordPress, mainly because I was getting pissed off about not being able to set a featured image to my posts. 1,559 more words

The Retirees go Abroad - A long Weekend in London - Saturday.

However the feature event was intended to be the races at Royal Ascot on Saturday. We set off at 10.30am for a 1 hour trip to the course only to find that roadworks and traffic was to turn the trip into 2 hours. 289 more words

Colch's Visit