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20 Mar 20 16:12
Date Joined: 11 Jan 19
| Topic/replies: 314 | Blogger: Fourgoldcups's blog now "the back of the last" is firmly embedded in the presenters lexicon. (Is that from the point of view of the spectator or the jockey btw?.) I have noticed in the last year or  so that nearly every horse which comes under the slightest pressure in a race is "racing behind the bridle", whatever that means. Presumably if they stuck a bridle up it's a**e it would be "racing in front of the bridle".
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Report geoff m March 20, 2020 8:08 PM GMT
I think the "back of the last " is a ruby ism that has spread quicker than Coronavirus.
Report Johnny_Mustang March 20, 2020 8:17 PM GMT
Until a couple of years ago, a peloton was not heard of anywhere outside of the Tour de France.

Now every f**king horse race has one.
Report ItsMeSwaddle March 20, 2020 8:51 PM GMT
Lets see what happens.
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