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The best of your emails and texts v v You can't halt Holt Hats off to Simon Holt for keeping his cool and everyone in the picture despite the appalling conditions at Goodwood.

Milton, Middleham v v Waving not drowning I bet the coincidence backers were singing in the rain at Goodwood with Steve Drowne winning the Stewards' Cup.

TPP v v No fun, fun, fun I'm sick of this poxy weather. Goodwood all but invisible, Test Match without a ball bowled. I even went to see Brian Wilson outdoors recently and it poured. If the head Beach Boy can't conjure up some sun, we're all doomed.

Cynical Sid, Surbiton v v Hannon has the knack There are many myths in this great sport of ours, but one great truism that is indeed true is that Richard Hannon is an incredible trainer of two-year-olds. His record with juveniles is extraordinary, and long may this success continue.

Fleetwood Blue v v Does Triple Crown exist?

This is a serious philosophical question: does the Triple Crown exist? If horses who are in a postion to do so attempt to win it and fail, then clearly it exists. But if such horses don't, then does it? And if it can be said to exist now, how many more years and non-attempts to win it will have to go by before it doesn't?

Harry Stottel v v Milkshake long curdled Kirsty 'Milkshake' was half-amusing, once, about five years ago. Would Derek Thompson corrupt a male jockey's name that way? Well, yes, I suppose he probably would.

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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Aug 2, 2009
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