The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved

Revisiting one of the Good Doctor's greatest hits “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved” By Hunter S. Thompson From Scanlan’s, June 1970 (Apparently, the muckraking Scanlan's magazine was named after a "universally despised Irish pig farmer"!)...

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Barney Curley: Only fools and horses

From Christmas 2014 – “The Economist” Specials How the perfectly legal heists of a racehorse-trainer and former seminarian made him the bane of the bookies INDUS VALLEY is an unremarkable horse, or so punters thought when it ran in the 4.25 at Kempton...

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Broodmare Investment on a Budget

This article appeared in Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder in December 2017 and is one of the most informative articles on “broodmare investment on a budget” I have read in many a day. Similar high quality articles from the peerless Andrew Caulfield and other...

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The “Low Life” of Jeffrey Bernard

Rose-tinted Jeffrey Bernard My landlady says that I commute between high life and low life and looking back on last Saturday at Ascot I suppose she has a point. Looking back on the whole vast mess of the past five years she most definitely has a point. But...

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'The Accountant who knows his Assert from his Elbio'