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Thursday Selections: 24th August 2017

Not often you see a horse strongly travelling, in fact cantering all over his rivals until nearly the final furlong marker in a premier Group 1 race. 271 more words


Opinion | Hello, Stranger

(Source: www.nytimes.com)

Individuals and governments pour money into making commutes slightly more bearable by investing in everything from noise-canceling headphones to more spacious seating. But what if the research showed that we would improve our commutes more by investing in social capital — interacting with the strangers sitting all around us? 753 more words

Money Matters

Thursday August 24th Day 2 York Ebor Festival

Posted Wednesday 6.30pm

Wednesday on the Knavesmire was a fabulous day’s horse racing. Like all Festivals I will do a big review of all four days at the beginning of next week. 2,038 more words

Lucky 15

Juddmonte International Stakes (G1)

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Churchill beating Barney Roy in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in May. Picture courtesy of Alan Crowhurst and Getty Images. 783 more words

Pattern Racing

Ebor Festival Day 1 - Ready for a Barney

Symphony Group Handicap

A fiercely competitive handicap to start of the week and not an easy one to solve. I was disappointed last year’s winner Boom the Groom wasn’t declared for this as he looked to hold a real chance off his current mark. 1,026 more words


Google shows off the creation of Android Oreo’s statue in new behind-the-scenes video

(Source: 9to5google.com)

Android O’s name, Oreo, wasn’t really a surprise for anyone, but it was still exciting to see the company unveil the statue… 166 more words