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Far Cough 8:55 Thu Mar 5
Horse racing
Who's your favourite ever horse?

Jumps: without a shadow of a doubt, the one and only "Himself"*

Flat: Nijinsky


Over to you, Soldo

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tunwhu 12:56 Wed Mar 11
Re: Horse racing
Glad to hear it Athletico!

I think you could be right too. I thought she had gone too early but she just kept going like a train.

arsene york-hunt 11:48 Tue Mar 10
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Far Cough 7:36 Fri Mar 6

I had the privilege of being at Sandown that day. My money was on Rondetto based on the weights. It was a truly magical day as described in the article. There was a loud and continuous ovation for the horses as they passed the stand for the first time but what followed was amazing. Mill House out jumping Arkle and Arkle catching him in a few strides. The Arkle went off on his winning run. Glad I was there: unbelievable stuff.

Athletico Easthamico 7:37 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
tunwhu 9:05 Fri Mar 6
Re: Horse racing
Indian Skimmer on the flat for the smashing of Miesque

tunwhu. Fantastic shout that one.

Thousands of British punters backed Indian Skimmer over here and then went over to France for the race.
She smashed the brilliant French filly.
We all got a free, fantastic weekend away thanks to Indian Skimmer.

Frankel wouldn't have beat her that day.

Kaiser Zoso 5:00 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
Nice one, Greeno son

I’ll chuck a score on e/w

bill green 4:53 Mon Mar 9
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Kaiser yup 7/1 in an open race Skybet paying 6 places so if it gets round you should make a profit even if it comes 6th

Kaiser Zoso 4:45 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
Got a tip

Espoir de guye tomorrow 4.50 Cheltenham

Any kop?

Buster 4:39 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
Moscow FLYER

Eggbert Nobacon 4:38 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
off to Cheltenham tomorrow

can't wait

bill green 4:29 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
Arazi laying it down the best 2yo american horses


tanman 3:42 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
I thought it was going to win again the year after but ended up 2nd to Collier Bay.

tanman 3:41 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
Good to hear! It still pains me now that I missed out on the juicy prices that day!

pdcwhu 2:29 Mon Mar 9
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Northern Sold 2:21 Mon Mar 9
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tanman... I think the whole of my office at the time was on Alderbrook... I think it's the only time my work MATE came up trumps... he was on at 33's as was his Dad and a few others ITK... rest of us were on at single digits... we had a bloody good drink up after work that day

tanman 11:39 Mon Mar 9
Re: Horse racing
Dublin Flyer trained by Tim Forster in the early 90s was a favourite of mine. Make a Stand's front running victory in the Champion hurdle was a great performance and ride by McCoy. I also backed Alderbrook for his Champion and can still remember the commentary from Graham Good - at the top of the hill "Alderbrook the novice is absolutely cruising". I can still remember the Sun writing an article the morning before Alderbrook ran in the race before the Festival (the Kingwell Hurdle) saying that it was available at around 33s for the big race )possibly even 50s) and with it's flat speed could spring a surprise. I thought, I will have to have a tenner each way on that. I was playing golf that day so I never made it to the bookies. The next day I opened the paper the next morning to read it had won the Kingwell by about 5 lengths and was suddenly close to favourite for the Champion Hurdle. These days with mobile phones the bet would have been made. I backed it around 6-1 on the day but made small amount compared to what I would have had I made it to the bookies before the Kingwell.

Mace66 9:36 Sat Mar 7
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Too Much Too Young 8:37 Fri Mar 6

Now there’s a one-off !! I saw Scurlogue Champ do similar at my home track (Ramsgate -now sadly a garden centre) he was more like a small horse than a dog !! Breathtaking manner of racing which must have involved an extraordinary degree of intelligence.

Around the same time we also had the treat of Ballyregan Bob, completely opposite style going all the way. Saw him equal the world record ( something like 30 wins on the spin ) at Harringay. 6 dogs in a pack going to the first bend at which point it was like he was launched from a cannon !!

Athletico Easthamico 12:05 Sat Mar 7
Re: Horse racing
And,, Denman.

Athletico Easthamico 12:02 Sat Mar 7
Re: Horse racing
Best horse, Dancing Brave.

Other favourites, Zafonic, Oh So Sharp, Lochsong, Indian Skimmer, Dayjur, Double Trigger, Swain.

Best horse, Sprinter Sacre,

Other favourites, Desert Orchid, Red Rum, Badsworth Boy, Ingles Drever, The Fellow, Wayward Lad, One Man, Viking Flagship, Cue Card.

wanstead_hammer 10:47 Fri Mar 6
Re: Horse racing
JLAP 7:53

Too Much Too Young 10:21 Fri Mar 6
Re: Horse racing
New Approach beating Tartan Bearer in the 2008 Derby is one for me. Cunning fucker that Bolger.

Will never forget the commentry.

"And New Approach has sprouted wings".lol.

Mr. Burns 10:13 Fri Mar 6
Re: Horse racing
I’ve got a massive soft spot for Coneygree, shame he was so blighted by injuries. Great nag.

tunwhu 9:05 Fri Mar 6
Re: Horse racing
Indian Skimmer on the flat for the smashing of Miesque

Dessie for this

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