RACING POST FRIDAY JANUARY 18th 2013
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SPECIAL REPORT OUT OF CONTEXT
THE LESSER LIGHTS pages 6-7Special report on the future for
Graham Green “With the BHA set firm on increasing the quality of the thoroughbred we look at how changes to the rules would be received.
J Margaret Clarke Turfcall Comment
It is not the BHA who is increasing the quality of the thoroughbred, it is Coolmore and Darley together with other great Studs and great horsemen who are doing that. The BHA do not even bother with an Equus Zone, and have not bothered to have an Equus Zone over the last 6 decades. That the British government and the British Office of Fair Trading, allow this BHA Scam Sham to continue to go on is a scandal.
Without a true Equus Zone the British Horseracing government are guilty of fraudulently ripping off all those who work every day at the dangerous sharp end of horseracing,
Without a true Equus Zone this Racing Post Special Report is out of context to the whole subject that it is attempting to portray.
PHOTOGRAPH of Ruby in a tidy tangle
An incident-packed day at the races for Ruby
Walsh in the wars at Thurles. Talk of the tracks, page 12-13
“It was a yo-yo day for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh. Walsh donned the Ricci silks four times and it was a case of him winning when he didn’t fall.
"The two shortest- priced favourites came down - most notably the potential top-notch mare Tarla for the second straight time in her Grade 2 chase, although she might have struggled to win anyway.
INTERVIEW AIDAN COLEMAN
Julian Muscat speaks to the rider who has overcome Grand National heartbreak and is now flying high in the jockeys’ table. Aidan, Guest Star on the Morning Line last Saturday tells Julian “I’ve been very lucky since I came to
– I’ve been blessed.” England
“FOR young conditionals, the first wave of publicity is often the last. They disappear as quickly as they arrive, but Aidan Coleman has kicked on since he came to prominence in April 2008 …
COMING UP IN THE
PRICEWISE with his big-value bets on the TV races.
10 DARK HORSES FOR
DAVID PIPE with his latest festival plans, including a surprise Champion Hurdle entry.
BRILLIANT COLUMNISTS Alastair Down and David Ashforth.
16 PAGES OF THE BEST READS IN RACING
Peter Thomas on his unstoppable rise
answers our Questionnaire
A piece of vintage writing by
Tote Gold Trophy of 2004 relived