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'All I can think about is food. Do normal people feel like that?'

Adam Kirby: enjoys a good meal
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It’s been one of those days when all I can think about is food. Do normal people feel like that?
Adam Kirby gives a small insight into life as a jockey

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We’re racing for peanuts and we’ll end up just having more racing and it being for peanuts. Racing doesn’t add up in this country and we must be mugs
Gay Kelleway launches a stinging attack on prize-money levels across Britain

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I was like a hot knife through butter, I had everything completely beaten coming around Tattenham Corner. She was unbelievable
Frankie Dettori in disbelief at the manner of Snowfall's Cazoo Oaks victory

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I've been waiting 30 years for this and my partner Chris has only been training five minutes and he's already won one!
William Muir in brilliant humour as he and co-trainer Chris Grassick celebrate a Group 1 success with Pyledriver in the Coronation Cup 

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When I was young and just starting I was losing rides to jockeys like Pat Eddery and Walter Swinburn and being told that it was happening as people wanted more experienced riders and that I'd get my turn. Then when I got to 40 I started losing rides to younger jockeys!
Martin Dwyer also savoured Pyledriver's victory

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I don't know how I could ride without a whip. To me, it's like telling a policeman they have to do their job, but can't have a gun to protect themselves
US jockey Antonio Gallardo makes a 'bold' statement on the whip ban at Monmouth Park, as highlighted in Chris Cook's Front Runner

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She'll be up to Queen Mary class and will run well. She's as quick as any two-year-old I have trained at this stage of her career
Karl Burke waxes lyrical about Illustrating following her successful debut at Catterick

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More from the Quotes of the Week series:

'There has been no greater influence on my life or my career than Barney Curley'

'When Frankie is having a big day I would rather be in Alcatraz'

'All hell broke loose, but it was perfect. Grown men were crying that day'

'It's like being at the Battle of Hastings with a machine gun'

'England needs Ireland and Ireland needs England to make competitive racing'

'I hate bookmakers. They sponsor a few races and everyone thinks they're great'

'When you see your face on papers in Japan and China you know it's different'

'Then he went 150-1 and I said, 'For feck sake, I have to have a bit of that''

'I suppose Tiger will have to wait until he's 17 to try to win his third'

'I can't wait to lie on a beach knowing the telephone isn't going to ring'


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