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Caulfield Race Day

April 29th, 2017 0 comments

No show, I’m afraid. I’m stuck up on the roof of my place with a serious roof plumbing emergency. But the internet is amazing and I’m always keen to check out a short priced favourite in a two-year-old race. How often do they fall in a heap? So I can see the mounting yard parade on my iPhone on racing.com and Doubt I’m Dreaming, the odds-on favourite, seems relaxed enough, although munching on the bit with an exaggerated open mouth. Going to the gate he seems to lose the plot and fights against the jockey. Normally I would require two faults to oppose a horse so resisting the jockey on its own is probably not enough. So I just watch the horse flounder into third place. Besides, how ridiculous is it to lay a horse on your roof? So I would have lost anyway, as I lay them for the place, and $1.16 would have been pretty irresistible! It’s not often a leaky roof can save your bacon!


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