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But nowhere else to put it.

Copying from Facebook

http://www.facebook.com/pages/west-crav ... 6721006797

Just if anyones interested.
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I didn't realise there was a dedicated thread for horse racing. I don't detect a lot of interest in the sport, but to follow my visit to Tattersall's yearling sales last week here's a very well produced video which captures the atmosphere.

How the other half lives, or we're all in this together. :smile:

Newmarket yearling sales.
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I get that feeling as well David whenever I see a show-piece race meeting.....
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Rarely seen thread - and my interest in the game is nearly over, but I must first mention a young jockey called Billy Lougnane.

He has just won the first race of the new flat season "The Brocklesby" for unraced 2yo's.

I was impressed by him last season. He is still a 5lb claiming apprentice - with a remarkable strike rate of 21 %.

He is something very very special. :smile:

That's probably the kiss of death though. . . . :smile:
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An unusual surname David......
(I didn't know we had this thread..... :biggrin2: )
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Stanley wrote: 02 Apr 2023, 01:49 An unusual surname David......
Indeed - that was a typo his name is Billy Loughnane

I note the thread was started by Whyperion. Not seen him for a while now. I hope he is OK.
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What do you make of the report that anarchists are plotting to spoil the start of the Grand National David?
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Doesn't really needs "anarchists" to do that. The starter and the jockeys make quite a good job of disruption by themselves. :laugh5:


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