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A heartening moment on Sunday that shows the true spirit of racing really can make a difference and bring a smile to the faces of the public. Zain Al Boldan’s win in the Lingfield Oaks Trial has not only opened … Continue reading
I’m not one to blow my own trumpet. Let’s face it, it’s far easier to have others do it for you, but on this occasion I’m more than willing to claim responsibility for hitting the right note. Time and again … Continue reading
It’s not often that there is disharmony in the ranks at West Ilsley, but today started out with lighthearted banter, descended into minor bickering, before progressing on to vile threats and mindless violence. That’s what cricket can do to men … Continue reading
A strange morning as I popped in for my weekly update. The Trainer was in uncontrollably fine mood, laughing out of the office window at Andy Larkin and Michael Junior attempting to change a flat tyre on the gallop wagon. … Continue reading
Ecstacy at Hodcott, with The Trainer for once in a stress free mood on a work day. Like Henry Cecil, there is a Channon coat of arms raised on the lawn of The Trainer’s garden, but it’s not there hailing … Continue reading
I’m not a regular in the office, but popped in this morning for the low down on our three winners for this week on my way home from a spot of rabbiting. The Trainer breezed in after third lot and … Continue reading
A good day today as I’ve been contacted by an individual that believes in several of my viewpoints and would like to hear more. Quite scary, the internet.
Susan Harding has been a whirling dervish in the office of late. Not only with the increase in administrative work that Spring brings such as naming the horses, registering new ownership partnerships, checking the colours, a treble check of the … Continue reading
Yes, a bit weird this. Having spent several years blissfully ignorant of “bloggers” and constantly sniping at the futility of internet dwelling, it would appear that I am here. Blogging. I’m not entirely sure how it’s all come about, but … Continue reading
Welcome to the blog of Lord Ilsley, part of the new MickChannon.tv website!