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    Tom
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    Did connections buy back El Dececy after winning the 2.40 at Redcar or did they let him go?

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    davidjohnson
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    Bought in for 7,500 gns.

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    graysonscolumn
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    They do like buying him back, don’t they – stumped up 23,000gns to retain him when he went in at Brighton.

    gc

    The patron saint of lower-grade fare. A gently critical friend of point-to-pointing. Kindness is a political act.

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    Tom
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    You could say "Paying to win a race".

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    Irish Stamp
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    You could say "Paying to win a race".

    Or paying commission on the winnings :wink:

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    Tom
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    Is there a site that gives information of horses being sold after ‘sellers’ etc

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    graysonscolumn
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    Nothing bespoke, no. It’s a case of picking them out of the small print of the

    Post

    ‘s results, either in print or online.

    A wish for the "Scratchings" list to be reinstated in the

    Weekender

    or wheresoever else has been voiced on here a few times, but I think I’d like to see an additional list maintained for all post-selling and claiming race auction sales, friendly bids, etc. as well.

    I know introducing both runs the risk of turning one corner of the given paper into something approximating a "hatched, matched and dispatched" column; but I’d regard a go-to list that can tell me in a second that horse x was claimed after race y by person z as a useful tool for horse-to-follow purposes, especially when highlighting that the claimant is one of the more gifted lead-into-gold merchants on the circuit such as Alison Thorpe.

    gc

    The patron saint of lower-grade fare. A gently critical friend of point-to-pointing. Kindness is a political act.

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    Irish Stamp
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    Thorpe and Vaughan – two trainers adept at doing very well with other peoples cast-offs :D

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