RACING FACTFILE.LOOKING BACK
ON THIS day in 1982, Grittar won a minor three-horse affair on the all amateur riders' chase card at Leicester.
The 1-4 shot came home 15 lengths clear of Cedors Daughter in a canter under Dick Saunders, with Bill Hobbs Willie G. Hobbs (September 18, 1946–August 21, 2004) was a collegiate football and National Football League linebacker. Hobbs played college football at Texas A&M University, where he was named two-time All-American linebacker, 1967 Southwest Conference Player of the Year, a distance last in the Trinity Motors Of Hinkley Land Rover See LANRover. Hunters' Chase
A month later, the Frank Gilman-trained nine-year-old justified favouritism in the greatest steeplechase of them all, in the Grand National at Aintree.
KANGARILLA ROAD had been off the course for 243 days before making a winning return at Wolverhampton yesterday and it would no surprise to see him show further improvement tomorrow.
He looked in trouble at one stage in the first division of the five-furlong handicap, but once a gap appeared he was quickly through to win a shade cosily Co´si`ly
adv. 1. See Cozily.
Adv. 1. cosily - in a cozy manner; "nestled cozily by the fire"
cosily, cosiness cosy .
The Lynda Ramsden-trained gelding was ring-rusty after his long lay-off and he should progress from this.