Bluenose Belle runs this night within the 8pm at Kempton. She has been in good type on her previous few runs and hopefully will put up one other pleasing efficiency though it’s a step up in school.
There was not sufficient rain at Doncaster for Positive Theatre (pictured) to run on Friday and due to this fact we are going to search for another race for him. Everybody has been very affected person with him and allow us to hope we will discover some softish floor quickly for him as he seems to be in nice type at dwelling.
A Wednesday work morning with all going effectively and a few of our promising kids are progressing properly. Though it has been an uncommon winter, hopefully some first rate floor can be out there over the subsequent few months as a way to give them some racecourse expertise.
Sat to listen to of the passing of Greatest Mate’s proprietor Jim Lewis. It’s twenty years since he and I each had a winner on the identical day on the Competition with Greatest Mate and La Landiere each being successful favourites.
We had some good instances collectively as he supported many charities. He kindly got here and umpired our annual charity cricket match right here in Adlestrop earlier than he moved from the world, as it’s a pitch he had performed on many instances prior to now.
Co-incidentally he and Mick Barnes performed in the identical league collectively and yesterday would have been Barnsy’s eighty-seventh birthday. We celebrated by having our customary drink and positioned flowers on his grave in his racing colors. Such characters is not going to be forgotten.