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Having done business with virtually ever member of the UK Jewish community, I have decided that it’s high time, to stop messing around with all of these plastic versions, and go over to Israel to...

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“I’m very sorry for giving you a bollocking” (for being slap-dash, in a public-facing role, and embarrassing me, like an amateur, in front of my peers). “I’m very sorry for over-ruling your decision” (that was...

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It was a pleasure to have coffee with Alan Delmonte this week, Blog. Alan runs The Levy, who collect a tax from all bookmakers, on their horse-racing profits, that is then distributed throughout the game....

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I love the Williams sisters, Blog. I always have. “Ghetto Cinderellas”, as their dad, Richard, refers to them. They are anti-establishment, do exactly their own thing, are monsters of competitors, and smashed all the nice-face Whitey...

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When I was a child, and had run out of reading material, I would creep into my dad’s study, and pinch a book from his shelves. It led to a fascination into the Criminal Mind....

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What are the Middletons doing, on repeated beanos, at Wimbledon, in the complimentary Royal area? What do they bring to the party (in any capacity, anywhere)? Why are their seats not being used by decorated...

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Much has been said about Tom Kerr’s article, in today’s Racing Post. And most of it has been personal, nasty and unnecessary. In my view, the Racing Establishment has shown it’s true colours: If you’re...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘Graham Holland’

June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the first tracks I used to go to, as a teenager, to watch open-race, Greyhound Racing, was Portsmouth. ‘Pompey’ was a real dog-track. And it had a character. The Inside-hare. The metal roofed...

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Thanks go to Kyle Drummond, the Star Sports, Head of On-Course, for suggesting the topic of today’s blog… RDT’s software, for on-course bookmakers, may not be thrillingly cutting-edge, but what they do offer, which is...

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When I started at Sittingbourne Dogs, many years ago now, I didn’t have a clerk one night. But I was put in touch with Michelle, who arrived that evening. It was the start of a...

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