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[Mar. 11th, 2009|01:42 pm]
Listen in, listen Ian!
Yesterday the gauntlet was thrown down (that is to say, I snatched the gauntlet from carsmilesteve's hand and dropped it on the floor but whatevs.

So, I went to the bookie's at lunchtime and came up with:

2.05 - Diamond Harry
2.40 - Cooldine
4.00 - Lough Derg
4.40 - Giorgio Quercus


Man, I've not been to the races for ages. I used to go loads with my dad when I was little, and then I carrried on going a bit after leaving home but I've not been since I moved to London. Any Londonists fancy a trip to one of the local courses some time?
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[User Picture]From: chiller
2009-03-11 02:30 pm (UTC)
Aw, man I'd love to - I'm pretty much glued to the Cheltenham Festival on Ch4 during the day. But what with the whole not being able to do anything thing, alas, no.
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[User Picture]From: ruudboy
2009-03-11 02:43 pm (UTC)
Yeah, boo to that. One day though!
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[User Picture]From: caramel_betty
2009-03-11 04:05 pm (UTC)
You could invite a Small, Select Group of Friends round and place bets online. It could be like Cheltenham in your living room, only more refined and with better decor.

Also, you could strap roller-skates to the cats and place bets on them.
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[User Picture]From: carsmilesteve
2009-03-11 04:50 pm (UTC)
despite not knowing chiller i really really want to see rollerskating cats, and also to bet on them ;)
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[User Picture]From: chiller
2009-03-11 06:18 pm (UTC)
It would be more fun placing bets on the length of survival of anyone who tried to strap roller skates on Anton.
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[User Picture]From: carsmilesteve
2009-03-11 02:40 pm (UTC)
Diamond Harry was Chris Kamara's nap of the day according to the guardian blog!

a third then (did you do e/w?)

i would like to go to the horsies yes, although i do prefer jumps to flat, but as long as it's not all-weather...
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[User Picture]From: ruudboy
2009-03-11 02:44 pm (UTC)
Yup, 10p ew Lucky 15.

I slightly prefer flat, but like you the main condition is no all-weather.
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[User Picture]From: mrs_leroy_brown
2009-03-11 02:55 pm (UTC)
I put £1 on Rebecca's Choice...at 200/1 This donkey ain't gonna win but what the hell, eh? :D
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[User Picture]From: carsmilesteve
2009-03-11 04:53 pm (UTC)
bvgger bvgger bvgger i was TOTALLY going to bet on Ski Sunday, I mean, how could i be so silly as to ignore a name like that?

you have won today, 9/4 winner and 4/1 place vs my 4/11 winner and 4/1 place. ah well there's always tomorrow ;)

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