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The Racing Week That Was 18-8-19

12-8-19 Monday, we start at Ballinrobe. The feature race went to Zoffalee for Andrew McNamara. At Catterick, Hells Babe took the feature race for Michael Appleby. At Windsor, there was a double for Oisin Murphy with Caradoc and Bhangra. At Wolverhampton, there was a double for David Loughnane with Wanassah and Sonja Henie. The meeting…
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Jezki An Appreciation 18-8-19

This week saw the retirement of one of my racing heroes as well as one of my all-time favorites Jezki. Jessica Harrington handled Jezki superbly throughout his career. Jezki first came to my attention winning a four-year-old bumper at Leopardstown on an overcast day in Leopardstown 28-1-12. Jezki followed up in a four-year-old bumper at…
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The Racing Week That Was 11-8-19

5-8-19 Monday, we start at Naas there was a double for Billy Lee with Thou Art Peter and Celtic Beauty. At Cork, there was a double for Willie Mullins with Pravalaguna and Drury. It was a good result for our members, Pravalaguna was advised to our members (4pts win) 4/6  (rule 4 deduction 10%). Karannelle was on…
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The Racing Week That Was 4/8/19

29-7-19 Monday, we start at Galway. This weeks blog will focus on Galway and Goodwood primarily. The well-backed favorite Linger (3s into 9/4 fav on course) stormed clear to win the second race of the opening evening at Galway, the Easyfix Handicap Hurdle, by six lengths. Joseph O'Brien will turn this horse out again this week…
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