chris cook

@claimsfive

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

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Folkestone today. Clearly a candidate for immediate closure. All these people can then stay home & watch telly

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Women's road race leaders negotiate the Diana fountain in Bushy Park

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Danedream

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Deep Brillante

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Nathaniel

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Dunaden

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Sea Moon in the pre-parade

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Someone should tell Frankie that bottle's not been opened yet

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Here at Ascot, tables and chairs are laid out all the way down to the three-furlong pole

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Australia's Emily Scott has made Black Caviar scarves for her family

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This pic apparently shows Princess Alexandra & friends racing over 5f here in June 1961. Look, no hats!

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Appropriately, the press are assembled around the stable's muck pit

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Restricted access to Black Caviar has photographers scrumming to take pics from 100yds away through an alley

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Black Caviar is not interested in posing. She blows right past them

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Black Caviar: photographers take firing squad formation as she returns to her Newmarket stables at 5am

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Yikes! Late-returning stable lads better not try sneaking over the walls at Heath House Stables in Newmarket

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In the 'Official Merchandise' tent here at The Curragh: humorously decorated toilet seats. RFC take note

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In a far-flung corner of Ballydoyle lurks the handsome, not-terribly-fertile Starspangledbanner

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Aidan O'Brien's string walk down the four-furlong gallop at Ballydoyle

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The look of eagles. Camelot posing for snappers at Ballydoyle

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