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    Quote Originally Posted by granger View Post
    Rumours of Disko's demise seem to have been exaggerated. Back cantering and pleasing them at home
    His new name is Nile Rodgers

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    Quote Originally Posted by granger View Post
    Tizzards aiming for triple crown. Come on Nicky
    BDM vs Native River round a flooded Haydock will be one to saviour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grey View Post
    His new name is Nile Rodgers
    Lol


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    News on JN Wine Champion Chase entries from RP

    Gigginstown House Stud are responsible for seven of the 13 entries in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal on November 3, with last year's Ryanair Chase winner Balko Des Flos among the possible runners. Gordon Elliott's JLT Novices' Chase winner Shattered Love also features on Gigginstown’s list, as do stablemates Don Poli, Alpha Des Obeaux, Monbeg Notorious and Outlander, who won the race 12 months ago. Paul Nicholls, who won the prize with Kauto Star in 2008 and 2010, as well as with Taranis in 2007 and Kauto Stone in 2012, has entered Clan Des Obeaux and Black Corton. The 2015 Gold Cup winner Coneygree has also been entered.

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    Interesting to see Clan Des Obeaux in the race

    As trust me this young horse could be another Champion for Nicholls.
    Win some,lose some,but always enjoying it

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    Down Royal has been kind to PFN so no shock to see him there.

    I have been told that Shattered Love is adored by GE but something about her makes me think she won't step up
    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    Don Poli being mentioned makes me so happy. Keep his mark down for the National!!

    P.s I know his limitations, I just can't help but love the horse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlaceBacker View Post
    Interesting to see Clan Des Obeaux in the race

    As trust me this young horse could be another Champion for Nicholls.
    Paul suggests today that the horse will run in the Charlie Hall instead on the same day
    Win some,lose some,but always enjoying it

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    douvan has been getting something positive bulletins over the last few days
    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 PlaceBacker View Post
    Paul suggests today that the horse will run in the Charlie Hall instead on the same day
    Being well backed for Saturday [6-1 into 4-1] and given a bullish report from Nicholls in the Racing Post stable tour yesterday
    Win some,lose some,but always enjoying it

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlaceBacker View Post
    Interesting to see Clan Des Obeaux in the race

    As trust me this young horse could be another Champion for Nicholls.

    I thought he would win last years Hennessy but I now have him marked down as a disappointing sort who flatters to deceive - he reminds me of another disappointing sort owned by connections -What A Friend.
    No chance of him becoming a Champion unless he gets a serious feed of magic carrots on a regular basis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grey View Post
    His new name is Nile Rodgers
    BTW - if anybody wants to immerse in 40 mins of pure cool, listen to Nile on the Desert island Discs down load on BBC 4 player. That is one smooth cat.
    "And still they gazed and still the wonder grew. That one small head could carry all he knew."

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    Road to Respect supplemented for the JN Wines. Amazing that he wasn't given an entry in the first place.
    "Beat the price and lose. It's what we do".

    SlimChance, March 2018

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grey View Post
    His new name is Nile Rodgers
    Well Nile is doing well and may be seen in the John Durkan
    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    Mullins said: "I haven’t discussed things with (owners) Simon Munir, Isaac Souede or indeed (racing manager) Anthony Bromley yet.
    "He can do any trip from two miles to three miles. I’m thinking we might start him off over two miles and then let him out to two and a half.
    "Three miles at Christmas for the King George is a possibility, but a lot will depend on how he comes out of his first two races."
    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    I will cry if they try and turn Footpad into a boat because of his pedigree. Did Mullins learn nothing from ruining Champagne Fever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Euronymous View Post
    I will cry if they try and turn Footpad into a boat because of his pedigree. Did Mullins learn nothing from ruining Champagne Fever.
    Looks like it at the moment

    Unless he is a once in a generation (kauto) not sure it will end well
    Some people say heís the best since Arkle and thatís certainly true when you look at what heís done

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    Being well backed for Saturday [6-1 into 4-1] and given a bullish report from Nicholls in the Racing Post stable tour yesterday
    Money lost as rain not arrived so no run this week here or in Ireland
    Win some,lose some,but always enjoying it

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    Jessie going for the Nicky Manouevre?
    The older I get the better I was.

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