THE RACING POST WEEK MONDAY AUGUST 22nd to SUNDAY AUGUST 28th 2011
THE RACING POST FRIDAY AUGUST 26th 2011
J MARGARET CLARKE TURFCALL
PUNISHMENT - V - ENCOURAGEMENT
SOME JOCKEY’S appear keen to go out of their way to keep attempting to brain wash us into believing that the RSPCA modified racing whip does not hurt horses. That such a whip encourages horses to go faster.
A WHIP any and all types of whip serve as always to punish. The direct opposite of any and all types of encouragement and understanding.
(Please note, neither Fallon, Hanagan or De Sousa mentioned herewith abuse horses with their RSPCA Whips, or any whip. That the RSPCA believe that they have invented a whip that does not hurt is quite ridiculous .... pull the other leg it's got bells on.)
ANDREW DIETZ - THE HUNTER
“Ton-up Fallon relishes role reversal in title chase
“KIEREN FALLON yesterday admitted he is relishing the thrill of the chase after the six-time champion jockey clocked up his century for the season to breathe new life into the title race, with Stan James and William Hill cutting him to 3-1 (from 7-2) to get the better of Paul Hanagan and Silvestre de Sousa.
“While reigning champion Hanagan drew a blank at Carlisle, Fallon fresh from finishing the Ebor meeting as leading rider, moved into the three figures when MISS BLINK triumphed in the opener at Lingfield.
“Fallon starts today 11 winners adrift of Hanagan, and Hills quote just 5-2 that the title goes to the wire at Doncaster on November 5. Fallon finds himself in the unusual position of being the hunter rather than the hunted, but while that is an alien situation it is one that stimulates him. “I like it, every time I won the championship I was always in front I have never been in a position where I am chasing I have always been the one being chased. It’s going to be tough to beat Paul, as he’s got a strong team.”
TODAY’S RACECARDS: Ffos Las, Newmarket, Thirsk, Hamilton, Newcastle, Brighton, Killarney and Down Royal.
IN TOMORROW’S RACING POST
RICHARD HUGHES talks us through his rides for the day, including his chances in challenging with DUBAWI GOLD for the 3.20 Celebration Mile at Goodwood.
PLUS PREVIEWS and best bets for all the day’s top action from Goodwood Newmarket and Beverley.
TONY MORRIS – GIANTS OF THE TURF
TONY recalls the exploits of brilliant filly TIME CHARTER
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