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Red Lorry Yella Lol
09 Mar 14 21:51
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Maybe under a different name? Ta.
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Report Ilnamar March 10, 2014 10:59 AM GMT
He hasn't posted here for some time. He currently lives on a small island in a lake in the middle of Tanzania where his wife is a teacher.

(this is true - I went to university with him and am in regular contact with him)
Report sintonian March 10, 2014 2:55 PM GMT
Amazing.
Report EastLower Gooner March 11, 2014 1:31 AM GMT
He was different class back in the day sint....guys on here fighting over Japanese runners in the Arc at short odds now...he was backing Tap Dance City at >100.....shame the horse had flight problems...only arrived on the Friday.

Remember him cleaning up on Azamour in the King George....took loads of stick on here weeks before the race with his assessment that the horse was screaming for 12f.
Report Red Lorry Yella Lol March 11, 2014 2:29 AM GMT
thanks for the info. He is a kindred spirit living on a remote little island in the middle of nowhere by the sound of it.
Report sintonian March 11, 2014 8:43 AM GMT
yep sounds like it Elg. Living on a island somewhere exotic sounds amazing.
Report bestmate March 11, 2014 1:49 PM GMT
LEGEND
Report Ilnamar March 13, 2014 8:52 AM GMT
if you are interested, he recently had a book published "The ringtone and the drum".  Im sure he needs to the royalties to top up his winnings!
Report Ibrahima Sonko March 14, 2014 9:49 AM GMT
interesting fred, wasnt Atavus a horse that won on the all weather in 90's ?

or was it the 80's
Report Ilnamar March 14, 2014 9:58 AM GMT
it was a bit better than that...think it won a G3
Report Ibrahima Sonko March 14, 2014 10:15 AM GMT
getting him mixed up with altobelli. soz
Report duffy March 14, 2014 2:52 PM GMT
criterion,tote international and huhgerford stakes were 3 notable wins he had.
Report betilyerded March 15, 2014 9:48 PM GMT
I thought it won the Bunbury many moons back but maybe not. Certainly remember the poster.
Report Can't Catch Me March 18, 2014 7:46 PM GMT
Nice one Ilnamar. Ive just ordered it. Travelled a bit in Tanzania myself. Sounds really good and cant wait to read it.

Top poster, was Atavus.
Report turnip turns March 19, 2014 12:28 PM GMT
Remember him wellCool and have found this youtube video with him talking about the bookShocked

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJAcj46TtZY
Report turnip turns March 19, 2014 12:41 PM GMT
betilyerded he did win the bunburyCool

http://www.racingpost.com/horses/horse_home.sd?horse_id=512550#topHorseTabs=horse_race_record&bottomHorseTabs=horse_wins
Report kincsem March 19, 2014 2:30 PM GMT
year ... race ........ course ....... name ..... dob ...age ...    years ... grade ....fur .. yard ... sire .............. sdob ... dam ...... ddob
2002 ... CRITERION ... NEWMARKET .... ATAVUS ... 1997 .. 5 .............. Group 3 .. 7 ............ DISTANT RELATIVE ..    1986 ... ELYSIAN .. 1980
2001 ... HUNGERFORD ...NEWBURY ...... ATAVUS ... 1997 .. 4 .... 3yo ..... Group 3 .. 7 ... 60 ..... DISTANT RELATIVE .. 1986 ... ELYSIAN .. 1980
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