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

Eddie O'Leary is not regretting Gigginstown's decision to withdraw Tiger Roll from the Grand National
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Even if you go racing you're not always winning – nine times out of ten the owner won't be – but it's about going out, seeing the horse, the connections and all the friends that go with it
Leading owner Johnny de la Hey reflects on the joy of owners returning to the track last Monday

Read the Wincanton report here

Brian is in front, the place everyone wants to be, and has the advantage. As a brother, nothing would give me greater pleasure than to get Harry across the line
Dan Skelton encourages his brother Harry on as the jump jockeys' championship race heats up

Read the Warwick report here

My husband was in tears on ITV and we were just utterly euphoric. It was unbelievable and something we could not have imagined. We were joyful, so proud and it was all so poignant
Diana Whateley on her husband's emotional reaction to Menorah's last hurrah, recalled in this week's Fans' Favourites interview

Read the full feature here

For a small yard to be represented in the bigger handicaps would be great and I'd say he'd be ready to run in the middle of May, but he'd have to win to stand any chance of getting in at Royal Ascot!
Trainer Mark Usher jokes of lofty targets for his returning star Miracle Of Medinah, who has lived up to his name with an unlikely comeback

Read the full piece here

Red Rum won his third Grand National when he was 12, after he was dropped 7lb, but I suppose Tiger will have to wait until he's 17 to try to win his third by the way the English handicapper is carrying on
Eddie O'Leary maintains his stance that Betway Bowl-bound Tiger Roll has been incorrectly rated by the British handicapper

Read the full piece here

The Gold Cup is in my kitchen – what on earth is that doing there? It's mad
Henry de Bromhead relives a dominant Cheltenham Festival for his yard

Read the full interview here

With a horse like him, why bother stopping celebrating? I think racing has lost that zest for wild celebrations
Anthony Knott recalls his racecourse antics when owning the prolific Hunt Ball

Read the full piece here


More from the Quotes of the Week series:

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

'I was in a dark place but was enticed back with unfinished business'

'I only went racing as I had a free ticket – and I came away with £1.4 million'

'He's relentless. He keeps going every single day and clocks up miles and miles'

'I feel like one of those surfers on the Californian coast riding a giant wave'

'As a handicapper it's amazing how quickly you get used to being despised'

'I was going to be parachuted in like James Bond and land in the parade ring'

'That is shambolic. If you've backed those horses I apologise to you'

'All I could hear in my ear from the director was this uncontrollable laughter'

'You're called a lazy f***** for not getting up off your arse' - what they said

'Above all he was a true aristocrat, a true prince in everything he did'


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With a horse like him, why bother stopping celebrating? I think racing has lost that zest for wild celebrations
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