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and a fascinating behind the scenes insight into your relationship with Suny Bay.
Paw backed him both times he came second – but cannily outstripped the win with a big place bet. We both felt genuinely sorrow for the horse in our dinnertime discussion after the race. Not that sorry enough though to ruin the evening – main thing is to end up on top …unless you adopt Walter Mattau’s philosophy,.
“I lay 11-10 because I know the bookie needs that 5 percent that I give him. Otherwise, he wouldn’t be able to make a living and go down to Florida with his family.”