Pacey Proud a holiday snip.
Hood explains: "I was at the Dubai World Cup in March, sweltering in the heat and surrounded by Arabs, who would have been more interested in camel racing than the Greyhound Derby, when I suddenly got confronted by two Englishmen wanting to back Proud Champ.
"I thought they must have gone mad in the mid-day sun, so I happily laid them some 66-1 plus the fractions, pounds 50,000 to pounds 750 eachway.
"After Saturday's effort, they certainly don't look mad now."
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|Publication:||The Racing Post (London, England)|
|Date:||May 7, 2001|
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