Problems by design
Couldn't agree more with Julian Wilson re the new grandstands. Problem is, they're designed by architects who know nothing about racing, to a brief prepared by people who don't acknowledge anything outside corporate entertainment. Don-caster next?
Norman Jowett, Nottingham
Lack of understanding
Alan Jarvis articulates a growing concern - that the police do not understand racing. How are the accused going to defend themselves to a jury that is also unlikely to be able to grasp how the industry operates?
Valerie Rowe, Plymouth
A sound education
Michael Wigham had a good grounding in the art of landing a decent touch - he used to ride for John Sutcliffe
Jeremy Dore, Coggeshall, Essex
Racing closes ranks
Please can someone explain what the punishment would have been for a racegoer who chose to head-butt a horse in the parade ring or unsaddling enclosure? Once again, racing closes ranks and refuses to admit any wrongdoing.
Karim Fatih, London
Worth a thousand words
One thing the furore over the Paul O'Neill head-butt incident proves beyond doubt is the power of the visual image, with television companies showing it on both sides of the Atlantic and newspapers producing picture sequences.
Sad at loss of Sexton
So sad to read of Graham Sexton's death. Do I remember him once riding the first three winners on a televised card?
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|Publication:||The Racing Post (London, England)|
|Date:||Jul 27, 2006|
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