Desert Dreamer, so impressive when making a winning debut under Hollie Doyle at Newmarket last month, in a fast-run race which has yielded several subsequent winners, is an exciting declaration for the seven-runner Novice Stakes over five furlongs of ‘good to soft’ Ascot ground this afternoon; on my time-handicap thisContinue Reading

El Hadeeyah represents another time-handicap ‘special’ for juvenile aficionados in a Maiden Fillies’ Stakes over five furlongs of ‘good to firm’ Ascot today; earlier this week we nominated Navello as a ‘headline’ choice and George Boughey’s charge romped home under Nicola Currie around Chester to land a gamble and justifyContinue Reading

East Cornwall Search and Rescue Team is a local charity based in Bodmin, Cornwall and is made up entirely of volunteers who provide an inland search and rescue service across the East Cornwall area and purely depends on public funding to operate. Covering rural areas from Goss Moor to BodminContinue Reading

Credence Star goes on a retrieving mission (mine!) in the Novice Stakes over seven furlongs of Chelmsford polytrack today on the back of a woeful effort on ‘good to firm Doncaster thirteen days ago; what went wrong with Simon Crisford’s charge? There is never any guarantee with thoroughbreds, a multitudeContinue Reading

Navello commands my attention in the opening seven-runner listed Lily Agnes Stakes over five furlongs of ‘good’ ground Chester this afternoon which kicks-off a tremendous three-day(s) May fixture, one of my absolute ‘favourite’ tracks where two-year-old racing is the ultimate fascination. Why such an interest in George Boughey’s charge, againContinue Reading

Beach School for vulnerable young people New building on Gwithian Towans beach will be the first purpose-built Beach School for vulnerable children in the world  Beach School is an evidence-based intervention that combines outdoor learning and surfing to help children at risk of exclusion re-engage with learning Local public areContinue Reading

A&P Falmouth has applied a stunning paint scheme to a Royal Navy warship for the first time.  The new Truro affiliated patrol ship HMS Tamar will start operations with a ‘dazzle camouflage’ paint scheme which comprises various shades of black, white and grey in strange and jarring shapes.    This isContinue Reading