chris cook

@claimsfive

Write about horse racing for The Guardian. Just looking for the next winner

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Daft imo to leave so many folk baking outside your back gate for 15 mins when they could be in your bar/restaurant

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Would quite fancy my chances of clearing the open ditch in front of Sandown's stand as it looks just now

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BHA have now uploaded hi-res photo called as a dead-heat by Dave Smith last week

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Shea Shea having a pick of grass at Abington Place stables, Newmarket, this morning

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Shamexpress being hosed down after a gentle canter on Side Hill this morning

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The racecourse stables at Ascot, not to be confused with the codebreakers' huts at Bletchley

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Animal Kingdom enters the paddock at Ascot, where Royal signage is already in place

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Whoosh! Animal Kingdom races up Ascot's home straight

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Animal Kingdom in the pre-parade ring at Ascot

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Dawn Approach again

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Jim Bolger: "I know what I'll be training next year". He has 42 yearling colts at Beechy Park + similar fillies

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Next year's Dewhurst winner photobombs me

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Jim Bolger's yearling colts at Beechy Park, Castledermot

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Dawn Approach being shown off later

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Dawn Approach after exercise this afternoon

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Where to soak up the atmosphere as Aintree's crowd cheers for Sprinter Sacre

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Aintree's state-of-the-art cool-down area. This week, also known as the quietest part of the racecourse

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Sprinter Sacre at Seven Barrows, Lambourn on the morning after the Festival

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Bobs Worth at Seven Barrows, Lambourn on the morning after his Gold Cup win

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Pique Sous (I think) and others of Willie Mullins's at Cheltenham

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