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  • in reply to: Tattersalls Gold Cup #1695688
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    Well done Chivers, AR ran well but beaten by a better horse on the day (and possibly just a better horse now- WB looked a good bit bigger and stronger than AR).

    in reply to: Irish 1000 Guineas 2024 #1695687
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    Well done Darren and everyone else on, a very nice performance.

    in reply to: Irish 1000 Guineas 2024 #1695646
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    Queen of Thunder 100-1 ew 4pl for me,just for an interest. I like her breeding and the mile should be no bother.

    in reply to: Greenlands Stakes 2024 #1695568
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    Sorry Stilvi, completely missed that you were already on and super price too. Nice one :good:

    in reply to: Greenlands Stakes 2024 #1695560
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    Brilliant Kris, flew home :good:

    in reply to: Coventry 2024 #1695480
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    Excellent point Stilvi 😉

    in reply to: Sandy Lane 2024 #1695472
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    I’ll try Alaskan Gold 33s ew- only 2 places, but ew as I think he might be a bit of an “after you” rogue. I think the Kodiacs often cope well on soft and he might like this better than the ground and course at Newmarket where he was changing legs all over the place.

    in reply to: Irish 2000 Guineas 2024 #1695471
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    I quite liked Mountain Bear last year. He might just be a No Nay Never who has peaked already, doesn’t quite get a mile and is not fit enough considering this is a prep run for the Jersey Stakes, but I had to have a bit on at 25-1 ew.

    in reply to: Coventry 2024 #1695454
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    Henri Matisse 25s ew

    Even turning up here, after one race, rather depends on him winning well this weekend and probably Camille Pissarro not. But he is nicely bred and got a favourable mention in the stable tour. Got a good name too.
    Backed him to win first time out at 2-1 and put a bit on for this.

    in reply to: Greenlands Stakes 2024 #1695453
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    Ocean Quest :heart: 11-1 ew 4pl

    Ran a nice race on reappearance and the extra furlong is no bother. Had a bit at 20s ew for the Jubilee as well.

    in reply to: Temple Stakes 2024 #1695448
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    I’ll try Beautiful Diamond at 6-1, I thought she put in a nice performance against race fit horses on reappearance.

    in reply to: Neil’s Weekend Handicap Season 7 : Week 4 #1695438
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    Win Monfrid
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    in reply to: Select 3 Horses to Win – Saturday 25th May 2024 #1695431
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    Curragh
    1.20 Henri Matisse
    2.30 Ocean Quest*nap
    3.40 Mountain Bear

    Res
    1.55 Midnight Strike

    in reply to: King Of Steel #1695042
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    “Coincidentally, he says something happened that Varian apologised profusely for many times over but that has nothing to do with him moving horses. I wonder what that incident was?”

    Did Varian do too many tequila slammers at a trainers’ party and leave Kia a pissed up voice note telling him what he really thinks of him, with all the other trainers laughing in the background shouting, “G’wan Rog’ !!”

    in reply to: King Of Steel #1695041
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    There’s a lot of “we” this and “we” that in that article. Kia is listed as the sole company director for Amo Racing Ltd, Amo Racing Stables Ltd and Amo Racing Holdings Ltd. The first named had other directors, since resigned; the other two only ever had him listed as a company director. So who’s “we?”

    And if we are such small fish in the golden boy’s big pond, and so very very ‘umble, how come we have about as many horses in training altogether as the big multibillionaire owners in Varian’s golden pond? Considering that we do not, or do not yet, have a mini Ballydoylesque shop window for a mini Coolmoresque stud operation- which is about the the only way to make any money out of owning racehorses.

    I would not be surprised if we turn out to be as bent as a nine bob note*

    *Based on absolutely zero evidence, just a couple of decades’ exposure to various types from the delusional fantasists to the wiseguy bullsh*t artists- all on a much much smaller scale than mixing it with oil sheikhs and oligarchs at Royal Ascot owners’ & trainers….but people are people….

    in reply to: Grand Steeplechase de Paris 2024 #1694980
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    Thanks Ruby, thought he was beaten as the other one might be a better stayer- he toughed it out well.

    in reply to: King Of Steel #1694890
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    The wikipedia entry for Kia Joorabchian is interesting. He isn’t the first businessman to land into the racing scene and start splashing a lot of cash about very quickly and giving it the Billy Bigtime for the cameras. Some of them leave in a hurry too.

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