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From a Distance with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Not a lot to write about in the last seven days so a few thoughts. Hopefully Racing can keep going for the foreseeable future. Unlike other sports where the excitement…

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What Next with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Isn’t sport a great leveller? One minute you are euphoric the next in the depths of despair sometimes even the other way round. Saturday was no exception. Just before 1.15pm…

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A Change is Gonna Come with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

2020 was a strange old year, I am sure you would agree.  I think enough was written over the period by all and sundry that by now we are thoroughly…

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Tiers in my eyes with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Tiers in my eye. It’s always a shame in my eyes that the racing on Boxing Day and the days after does not get the attention it deserves. It has…

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Talking Animals with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

I had to laugh on Saturday when Oli Bell announced, he had spoken to the beaten horses after the International hurdle, is there no end to this man’s talents? There…

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Deja vu… all over again with the Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

As most of you will be aware or have been advised, when you get to a certain age you turn into a miserable git. Twining at this, moaning at that,…

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A sideways look with The Northern Soul – Tommo’s Racing Blog

Watching the racing from Fairyhouse on Sunday last was anyone else impressed by the close-up coverage from the trackside camera? Being that near to a top-class animal like Envoi Allen…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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