And then there were two

This hurdles race from France is just crazy! Who designed the course? The attrition rate for riders and horses is ridiculous.

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Dick Francis dies at 89.

I’ve been reading Dick Francis books since, well, since I could read. They were among the first “grown up” books that I read. I gobbled them up because combined my two favorite things: horses and mysteries. Even better, he wrote 42 books, so there was plenty to read. My mother (a non horse person) also […]

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Wish I’d had money on Mon Mome!

Yesterday, Mon Mome won the Aintree Grand National running at odds of 100 to 1. I wish I’d placed a bet. It would have been a great way to offset losses in the stock market! Mon Mome was the first 100-1 shot to win since Foinavon in won the 1967 race after a pile up […]

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