May, 2010

Massive Day

A massive day today. I’m heading off to Wembley in a minibus with the whole family and a load of friends - I’ve taken a box and I’ve ordered a huge batch of Swindon scarves, hats, wigs etc. I hope we win…
Life seems to be a neverending series of meetings these days. Thursday was wall [...]

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Spitting Image

Lots of action but no winners.
Blue Jack was the biggest disappointment, seeming to travel well but not quickening in the closing stages. He didn’t like the ground very much and was badly jarred up the following morning - it was too bad to be true and for now we’ll just draw a [...]

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Go boys

Four runners today at three different courses - I won’t be there for any of them as I’m at a wedding.
First up is the current star of the string Blue Jack, and I feel really good about him. He had a poor draw last time and he gave away a lot of [...]

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Jack the lad

One runner today, and she has a respectable chance. Peintre D’Argent is no superstar, running off an OR of 53. We think she’s a wee bit better than that though, and she has a claimer taking a further 7lb off.
Whether the swing is a big enough one to haul in Galiotto remains to [...]

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Roll on Wembley

Strange things coincidences - you go along for ages without getting one and suddenly two come along at once.
The Half Moon in Jamaica has giant palm trees everywhere. On my last day there I was walking back to out apartment from the pool when I heard a crack above my head - I looked [...]

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Nemo

A quick one today as I’m on the train to Chester.
I had a heavily alcohol fueled weekend and I’m still feeling the effects. It was a stag weekend in Portugal - I can’t blog much as what goes on tour stays on tour, but for an old campaigner like me it was hard to [...]

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