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The ups and downs

Well the last week has been very disappointing, it shows how tough racing is and what a leveller it is - the horses had been running consistently well and we had gotten used running with a certain amount of confidence. However last Thursday we ran 3 at Huntingdon and had a rubbish day. Gallic Destiny ran in the handicap hurdle and whilst I had reservations about the ground I thought we ought to try him, he didn't manage to run with his head in front from the start and was never really happy, as he hit the ground each stride you could see that it was an effort to bounce off of it. A horse hit the hurdle in front of him 3 out and took his eye off the take-off, causing him to hit it and caused

Back in one piece!

I seem to have hit the ground running from the moment I got back from skiing - luckily I am in one piece! Skiing was brilliant, we were so lucky with the weather, the sun shone everyday and the snow was amazing. Not a bad view... The horses are all in great form and I think we may be getting some better ground soon, its amazing to think that two weeks ago it was freezing and today is like a spring day - global warming? Just before we went away we took John Biscuit schooling, it was the first time since his fall at Ludlow and he jumped superbly, Marc Goldstein schooled him and got a great tune out of him. We will be looking to run him soon. I think next week we will be having a few runners,

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