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Wilycayote
23 Apr 17 20:19
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Phillipa Cooper: "I just want to get rid of the daily grind..."

if you've met her, you might find this as hilarious as I do.
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Report yer ma April 24, 2017 2:44 PM BST
In fairness, telling people what to do a couple of times a day can be rather tiresome.  Let alone looking through those stud brochures...then there's opening the mail, the list goes on and on.
Report RoyalAcademy April 24, 2017 3:55 PM BST
unlike us real horsemen
Report yer ma April 25, 2017 2:33 PM BST
I'll take that as a compliment rather than misplaced sarcasm.
Report RoyalAcademy April 26, 2017 3:32 PM BST
"Misplaced sarcasm"...............how ironic
Report yer ma April 27, 2017 12:02 AM BST
Clearly we've touched a nerve.  I appreciate one person's 'daily grind' in this business may differ from another, no offence meant.
Report sageform April 27, 2017 8:00 AM BST
Having staff to deal with can be much more stressful than physical work. If you have plenty of money, why do something that is keeping you awake at night? I don't know Mrs Cooper but I can think of plenty of reasons to take life easier.
Report Wilycayote April 27, 2017 4:13 PM BST
come on lads, no need to all be fun sponges.
Report Velasquez June 10, 2017 9:37 PM BST
So she's selling the land and the mares will be boarded elsewhere?
Report Velasquez June 10, 2017 9:43 PM BST
Glorious Journey won today - the colt sold for 2.6 million gns.
Report sageform June 30, 2017 7:31 AM BST
Ballymacoll Stud was also sold at auction this week. End of an era perhaps. Who of the older brigade will forget the string of top class horses running in the Sobell/Weinstock colours? Troy winning the Derby and King George was probably their best but there are plenty of others.
Report Black Sam Bellamy June 30, 2017 3:13 PM BST
Frank Dunne has bought Ballymacoll. No reason to think the legacy cannot continue.
Report sageform July 1, 2017 10:06 AM BST
Hope you are right. Islington and Abingdon are top mares to breed from.
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