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    Horrible fall very sad looked like he was coming to win the race.

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    Stargazer broke his pelvis during the Chester Cup but is expected to make a full recovery.

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    Contingent broke a leg on the gallops and no longer with us.

    Gutted as had high hopes for her.
    All comers, all grounds, all beaten!

    This perfect mix of poetry and destruction.

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    Big Orange out for season

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    Kingsbarns (colic)

    RIP

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    Sir Des Champs died yesterday.

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    Sir Des Champs died yesterday.
    Shame. He was a very good horse on his day.
    "Beat the price and lose. It's what we do".

    SlimChance, March 2018

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    Loved his effortless win in the mist in the JLT at the festival.

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    Looked like he had the world at his feet post JLT. Go easy fella.
    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    Not been on here in a while, but just passing on that sadly my old friend and forum friend Stargazy passed away at the end of March this year of a heart attack. I know in the old days of the forum, he had a friendly following and gave me some amazing times and thought I would just pass on so everyone knew. Hope everyone is well.

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    Sad news, Chris.

    I hope you are well.
    Ah! but a man's reach should exceed his grasp......

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    Sorry to see this Chris - thank goodness you got him back!!


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    Thanks for letting us know Chris. He was indeed well liked on here. Sad news.

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    Cole Harden retired

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    Legend that is Fondmort is no longer with us.
    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    Quote Originally Posted by granger View Post
    Legend that is Fondmort is no longer with us.
    bless him, heís had a heck of an innings considering he nearly didnít make it through the pelvic fracture. RIP


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    Quote Originally Posted by granger View Post
    Legend that is Fondmort is no longer with us.
    RIP old boy. One of my all time favourites.

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    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    Sad to hear this as he was a fabulous animal. Helped to save himself when the pelvic break happened as stood calmly eaiting for help. Was lucky enough to se him at leisure when recuperating at Kingswood Stud. At least he had a good life afterwards. Bless him
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    Denman no longer with us



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