Horse racing

Think Ascot, think Ladies Day, think about all those strange hats and dressing up, think how very British that all is. Sometimes a day at the races can be fantastic fun, me and my friends used to go to Ascot and a few other racecourses every now and then for a big day out. It’s [...]


After last weekend’s back breaking gardening, this week it was time to have a little bit of fun. Elizabeth, as a member of the Tiny Turfer’s Club, had received her third letter from Eagle Farm Racecourse explaining they were having another Family Fun Day. They also explained that Elizabeth was no longer a Tiny Turfer, [...]

The Melbourne Cup The Melbourne Cup has run each year on the first Tuesday in November since 1861. It’s a handicapped race run over 3200m, which is 2 miles, (the original distance back in the early days), give or take a couple of yards. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious 2 mile [...]