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Kingofthwest is a most handsome five year old
gelding with bags of potential having finished
runner-up in his only start in an Irish point.
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Entries & Recent Form

There are five meetings taking place this afternoon with flat action from Ripon, Epsom and Chepstow, a jumps card from Cartmel and an all-weather flat fixture from Wolverhampton.  The best of the action comes on the flat care of a 6f Listed contest at Ripon, whilst over the sticks there is a 0-155 handicap chase at Carlisle with £10,000 on offer to the winner.  I bet Cartmel are properly fed up with the turnout they have had, with just a field of four, the highest rated of which is 16lbs off the ceiling limit for the race.  Only one of the remainder of their seven race card has attracted more than seven runners, which is obviously a great shame.

There are no runners from the stable today, although we will have a couple of runners at Hexham tomorrow as Miss M and Mr Tambourine Man head north.

Yesterday was a date for the diary as I managed to point you in the direction of the winner of the Group 3 at Goodwood as Toro Strike won well under Ryan Moore.  I hope that some of you had a few quid left to put on it!

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It is amazing to think that only three games into the Premier League season, there is only one side that has won all three matches...Totterham Hotspur.  Meanwhile, how bad do Arsenal look?  The Gunners lost 5-0 to Manchester City on Saturday and are now languishing at the bottom of the Premier League having lost their opening three games for the first time since 1954.

England won the third test against India on Saturday with a day to spare, winning by an innings and 76 runs to level the series.  With just two matches left in the series it is all to play for once again.

The Belgian Grand Prix yesterday was the shortest Formula One race in history as the drivers completed just two laps behind the safety car.  As no overtaking is allowed behind that vehicle, the finishing position was the same as the qualifying result, meaning the win (and half points) went to Red Bull's Max Verstappen.  The real story of the race was the incredible performance of Britain's George Russell however.  Driving a Williams which would be the worst car on the grid bar one, he somehow manage to qualify second in the changeable conditions and thus scored his maiden podium.  I have long since advocated that he should be driving a Mercedes alongside Lewis Hamilton and he underlined that again here.

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Please be aware that on Monday 30th August it will not be possible to take certain breeds of black and white dogs for a walk...it's a ban Collie day!

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