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“Alligator - Horse of Iron”

“‘The Winnah’ Alligator – Horse of Iron” was the inscription that sporting artist and illustrator Paul Brown chose to describe Alligator, the bay gelding that he noted won… 907 more words

Books

London School's Cross Country and Steeplechasing

I’ve been meaning to get this blog post up for a while but overwhelming business has prevented me…despite it being half-term! But anyway, I have finally gotten around to it which is a good thing because a lot of things have been going on in my running over the past few weeks! 997 more words

Running

Perfect Through Suffering

He learned obedience through what he suffered and made perfect.       Hebrews 5:8, 9

The Christian race is not a smooth, flat track race.  It is more of a steeplechase which has several hurdles and a water barrier to clear.   193 more words

Testing, testing

I’ve never been the best test-taker in the world. Part of my challenge is what my brothers and I call Artistic ADD. All through grade school and high school I struggled with the ability to pay attention. 1,113 more words

Running

Cheltenham & Doncaster Racing

Finian’s Oscar making his return to hurdles is just one of the highlights at Cheltenham on Saturday, with a series of top class races making up the card for Festival Trials Day and Doncaster offering strong support with the SkyBet Chase. 1,125 more words

Betting

Best efforts

Thirty years ago sportswriter Kenny Moore published a compilation of his best writing about runners for Sports Illustrated.

His stories included profiles of people such as David Moorcroft, the British runner who ran 13:01 for 5000 meters, breaking the world record by a full six seconds. 735 more words

Running

Steeplechase, by James Patterson and Scott Slaven

Seven stars

Returning for another collaboration, James Patterson and Scott Slaven have created this historical BookShot that will keep the reader guessing as time switches between two distinct periods. 495 more words