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Whether or not with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Whether or not…. I was just talking to a mate who has written his family memoirs over lockdown, he tells me it is one hundred and two thousand words long. Poor the poor relatives who have to feign interest. I usually write slightly less for this little piece and its still an almighty struggle. Not…

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Swimming against the tide with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Swimming against the tide. The famous painting colloquially named Whistler’s Mother is actually called Arrangement in Grey and Black No 1. Fascinating I hear mumbled from the back, but it seems a good description of the world we are currently inhabiting. Look out of the window, look at the telly, read the press, all doom…

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The Weekend with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

If I were a carpenter. Lockdown in this part of the North of England has for the last couple of days provided me with an insight into how life must have been for that Biblical D.I.Y. expert Noah. Apart from an acknowledged shortage of the necessary livestock the other key element incessant rain has been…

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What’s in a name? with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Poor fare last weekend with the selections. A third and a second, at least at each way prices, and a misplaced faith in Kevin Brogans ability to raise Drumconnor Lads game to the required level needed at Ascot was the best we could muster. Newtide ran a fine race under top weight giving over a…

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Living on The Edge with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Before we have a look at the weekend action it crossed my mind this week… not a long trip I agree…. that it always pays to have an edge when looking for value in betting. A couple of years ago I was banging on in this blog to the two regular readers about James Bowen…

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Wishing & Open with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Another Cheltenham Open Meeting has come and gone… It was difficult to see any major pointers towards the Festival in March but no doubt the layers have shortened up anything that ran well… Friday was interesting… Before the Cross-Country chase, all the talk was of a re-match between Tiger Roll and the French horse Easysland……

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The Return of The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Here I Go Again… (apologies to The Hollies) Before I kick on, the Hollies were a pop group of a certain vintage, not close relatives of Hollie Doyle… So, it’s been a while since I wrote for Hope Eden – a couple of years gap between sentences making me feel a bit like an unlucky…

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En Meme Temps at Cheltenham Festival Trials – 25th January 2020

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What Are the Perks of Racehorse Ownership?

While owning a racehorse can be a far-out idea for the majority of people, the luxurious benefits of becoming a syndicate member can be well worth the money, especially if you’re a huge racing enthusiast. Go the races? Enjoy it to its best. Ownership in a Horse Owning a racehorse can be done in many…

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What is it Like to be a Racehorse Owner?

When people think of owning a racehorse, many instantly have it in their mind that it is going to break their bank. Although becoming a racehorse owner is a luxurious and prestigious experience, you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy all the perks; there are options available for all different kinds of budgets.…

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Whether or not with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog 1600 1066 Dave T.

Whether or not with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Whether or not…. I was just talking to a mate who has written his family memoirs over lockdown, he tells me it is one hundred and two thousand words long. Poor the poor relatives who have to feign interest. I usually write slightly less for this little piece and its still an almighty struggle. Not…

read more
Swimming against the tide with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog 1600 1066 Dave T.

Swimming against the tide with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Swimming against the tide. The famous painting colloquially named Whistler’s Mother is actually called Arrangement in Grey and Black No 1. Fascinating I hear mumbled from the back, but it seems a good description of the world we are currently inhabiting. Look out of the window, look at the telly, read the press, all doom…

read more
The Weekend with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog 1024 1024 Dave T.

The Weekend with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

If I were a carpenter. Lockdown in this part of the North of England has for the last couple of days provided me with an insight into how life must have been for that Biblical D.I.Y. expert Noah. Apart from an acknowledged shortage of the necessary livestock the other key element incessant rain has been…

read more
What’s in a name? with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog 1024 1024 Dave T.

What’s in a name? with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Poor fare last weekend with the selections. A third and a second, at least at each way prices, and a misplaced faith in Kevin Brogans ability to raise Drumconnor Lads game to the required level needed at Ascot was the best we could muster. Newtide ran a fine race under top weight giving over a…

read more
Living on The Edge with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog 1024 858 Dave T.

Living on The Edge with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Before we have a look at the weekend action it crossed my mind this week… not a long trip I agree…. that it always pays to have an edge when looking for value in betting. A couple of years ago I was banging on in this blog to the two regular readers about James Bowen…

read more
Wishing & Open with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog 1024 768 Dave T.

Wishing & Open with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Another Cheltenham Open Meeting has come and gone… It was difficult to see any major pointers towards the Festival in March but no doubt the layers have shortened up anything that ran well… Friday was interesting… Before the Cross-Country chase, all the talk was of a re-match between Tiger Roll and the French horse Easysland……

read more
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The Return of The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Here I Go Again… (apologies to The Hollies) Before I kick on, the Hollies were a pop group of a certain vintage, not close relatives of Hollie Doyle… So, it’s been a while since I wrote for Hope Eden – a couple of years gap between sentences making me feel a bit like an unlucky…

read more
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En Meme Temps at Cheltenham Festival Trials – 25th January 2020

What Are the Perks of Racehorse Ownership? 1024 683 Michael A.

What Are the Perks of Racehorse Ownership?

While owning a racehorse can be a far-out idea for the majority of people, the luxurious benefits of becoming a syndicate member can be well worth the money, especially if you’re a huge racing enthusiast. Go the races? Enjoy it to its best. Ownership in a Horse Owning a racehorse can be done in many…

read more
What is it Like to be a Racehorse Owner? 1024 683 Michael A.

What is it Like to be a Racehorse Owner?

When people think of owning a racehorse, many instantly have it in their mind that it is going to break their bank. Although becoming a racehorse owner is a luxurious and prestigious experience, you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy all the perks; there are options available for all different kinds of budgets.…

read more