Curious horsey phrases used by horsey people


#381

And a few who would offer to swop places with the mare.


#382

“We’ll keep our fingers crossed. He has an engine but he’s very kinky” - Elliott on Labaik.


#383

I suppose this is the only suitable place to put this.


#384

What about the midget that punched the 'orse the other day? What’s that all about?


#385

A total accident


#386

The horse started it


#387

The Tingle Creek.


#388

That’s the name of the race.


#389

Willie Mullins is considering options in Ireland and England as he plans Faugheen’s next race.

The nine-year-old made his first outing since winning last year’s Irish Champion Hurdle - an absence of 665 days - a triumphant one with an emphatic success in the Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown last Sunday.


#390

Can someone clarify the above statement regarding Faugheens last win for me please, I don’t understand it


#391

That’s a very straight forward statement mate. Which of the words are you struggling with?


#392

I’d imagine there was a typo and 665 should be 365.


#393

The layoff? The statement says he won last years race (2016) but its from two seasons ago as the 2017 race was in jan

Both factually correct if confusing


#394

It was in a number of publications over the last couple of days


#395

If it was 666 days the horse would have fallen, broken his leg and been shot.


#396

Wrong. It’s nearly 2 years since he won the 2016 irish Champion hurdle


#397

Its correct he hasnt ran since jan 16. The season isnt calendar year


#398

Last year’s race which was 665 days ago


#399

Not a typo. He won last years, so 2016. It was in Feb 2016 so 665 is correct I’d imagine


#400

It’s very straight forward lads