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    If i remember rightly, Jonjo finished riding in...

    If i remember rightly, Jonjo finished riding in the same year that he rode Dawn Run to victory in the Gold Cup which was 1986. He was told he had cancer just a few months later.

    He was all you...
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    Just heard that Sir Micky's Becky The Thatcher...

    Just heard that Sir Micky's Becky The Thatcher has died from colic.
    She was a game little mare and i think did a few on here a good turn or two.
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    I think i heard that Alan Munro is now riding in...

    I think i heard that Alan Munro is now riding in South Korea. Racing TV are showing flat and jump races from many moons ago and it showed Generous winning his Derby and i'm sure i heard the bloke say...
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    I remember the missing shoe one. But lets face...

    I remember the missing shoe one.
    But lets face it mate, strokes are pulled every day on the racecourse. People would have to be unbelievably naive to think otherwise. Whether its the handbrake...
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    It was worth a read mate but only to reaffirm my...

    It was worth a read mate but only to reaffirm my point of not taking notice of any racing journalist. You will never get a journalist having a proper rant over a trainer/jockey/owner etc because its...
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    I've just watched another interview and this one...

    I've just watched another interview and this one was with Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, the chief of Qatar racing. I must have missed this one before because it was definitely the first time i had seen it...
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    Good stuff mate, a nice "blast from the past". ...

    Good stuff mate, a nice "blast from the past".

    As i've touched upon a few times in the past, the betting ring was like a kids playground many years ago with people rushing round and knocking into...
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    Its so sad when they die so young. And i dont...

    Its so sad when they die so young. And i dont want to turn this into something morbid. But this has stayed with me since around the mid-eighties and i've never forgotten it.
    I was at Sedgefield one...
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    I remember him mate. His father was a top jockey,...

    I remember him mate. His father was a top jockey, Buster.

    I'm still racking what little brains i have left over what track i went to first. I was leaning towards Ripon for a while and then seemed...
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    Here's one for you all, i'm looking forward to...

    Here's one for you all, i'm looking forward to plenty of replies. I noticed somewhere, i think it was on twitter, that people were telling of their first visit to the races. Basically it was when,...
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    There's plenty of life in this body yet mate, you...

    There's plenty of life in this body yet mate, you just take care of yourself and your family.
    Living with my missus, i definitely wont die of boredom. She even suggested this morning that racing...
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    On June 3rd this year, assuming racing has got...

    On June 3rd this year, assuming racing has got the go ahead by then, there will be two jump meetings, one at Fontwell and the other at Newton Abbot, and there will be flat meetings at Nottingham,...
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    Spot on mate. The paper is no loss whatsoever !...

    Spot on mate. The paper is no loss whatsoever !
    The website is useful but at the same time i spend a lot of time on Attheraces, Sporting Life, Jockey Club videos etc etc. It is not the be all and...
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    The Racing Post has ceased publication for the...

    The Racing Post has ceased publication for the forseeable future.
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    I've had five hours in the garden today. Thirty...

    I've had five hours in the garden today. Thirty minutes digging and four and a half hours sunbathing :D
    Seriously though, my back is breaking and i've spent the last two hours laid out on the floor...
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    Shocking Typhoon ! Dont even give them 15 euros....

    Shocking Typhoon ! Dont even give them 15 euros. If just 1000 people in Ireland did that on a Friday night it would be a nice little earner for the scumbags.

    As for the string vest !!!! :D
    I've...
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    I might do that mate. When we were last over...

    I might do that mate. When we were last over there we actually drove to Laytown and parked on the slip down to the beach. But the tide was in and we couldnt see anything.
    I think i mentioned this...
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    I dont want to sound like a nagging parent but...

    I dont want to sound like a nagging parent but please dont go looking for anything else to bet on while the racing is off. And defintiely stay away from those online poker and casino sites. PLEASE...
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    One thing i will say about the Irish tracks. They...

    One thing i will say about the Irish tracks. They are all set in beautiful surroundings. A lot of them remind me of Cartmel, especially Killarney, and many of them have the backdrops very similar to...
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    So Ddreal Deal finishes twelfth and goes off at...

    So Ddreal Deal finishes twelfth and goes off at 16/1. Well done if you managed to get the 25's and laid it back shorter and locked yourself in a profit. But if you backed it at 4/1, or any single...
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    :D "Unlucky in running" :D OK mate, have a...

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    "Unlucky in running" :D

    OK mate, have a good day and stay safe !!
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    I see Ronan McNlallys Dreal Deal was well punted...

    I see Ronan McNlallys Dreal Deal was well punted last night but has now drifted out a bit. It opened 25's in a few places (why oh why do they just copy each other and not employ odds compilers...
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    :eek: Conveniently slowly away ! Very little...

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    Conveniently slowly away ! Very little ground made until well down the home straight ! Not much pressure applied until too late ! Actually takes a bit of a tug inside the last furlong and a...
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    I havent watched much racing over the past couple...

    I havent watched much racing over the past couple of days and only saw one at Thurles on Saturday. I did however make a point of watching the Downpatrick 3.40 on Sunday featuring old friends Da Baba...
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