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Caulfield Summer Race Day

December 1st, 2012 0 comments

The first day of summer and it’s hot and sticky. The flies are swarming about and are irritating the horses and watchers alike. A swishing tail is normally a good sign of irritation but when nearly every horse is swishing and flicking it doesn’t help much in picking out the losers. Lots of head shaking and snorting too. Nothing worse than a fly up your nose. Can you count five flies?

Not much betting action because I was irritated too. When I did find a good horse it was generally too short for a place bet. But of course the real reason was that my head was fuzzy and my belly was full of wine and party pies from the members’ Christmas cocktail party.


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