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'It's quite creepy someone was watching and knew exactly what they wanted'

Jonny Portman (right) had a valuable asset stolen on Wednesday
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This means a hell of a lot, probably up there with the Coronation. The Coronation's just in front but this really does mean that much to me; I bloody mean it. Pyledriver's dead easy to train; this has taken every bit of thought I've picked up since I started in 1990
William Muir compares Firepower's handicap victory at Epsom to Pyledriver's Group 1 triumph earlier this season

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Peter was such a wonderful person and I was lucky enough to know him and enjoy his company, he never missed you. It was great to have a runner in the race, let alone win it
Dianne Sayer is thrilled to land the Cartmel race commemorating Peter Beaumont with seven-time course scorer Tonto's Spirit

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If the circumstances changed or someone set me up in a good job I'd be back over to train in a heartbeat. I know you're not going to be rich doing it but we miss it
Noel Wilson has trained his first winner in the US but misses racing in Britain

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We're just starting to do a little bit more in schooling the winter horses we're going to war with. It's another level of excitement but I'm very focused on this season being another real success
Harry Derham is relishing a final season with Paul Nicholls before he starts training in his own name

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It's quite creepy someone was watching and knew exactly what they wanted and when they wanted it, and as soon as my back was turned, they had it. If I had gone back they'd have taken one look at me and wouldn't have wanted to take me on, would they?
A confused Jonny Portman after his car was stolen at Bath

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I've been failing miserably with the filly and have been hearing about it with great regularity. If I trained 20 horses for the same ownership I think I would probably quit
Jamie Osborne breathes a sigh of relief after saddling Hashtagmetoo to victory for his wife and some of her friends at Bath

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More from the Quotes of the Week series:

'I could be riding at Newbury and three hours later making everyone steaks'

'You know they're cowards hiding behind a keyboard and lost £2.50 on a horse'

'I've had wonderful owners all through my career, but they're dropping away'

'I was okay until about 1.30 – maybe it was too many glasses of red wine'

'We were hurtling down the M11 on the way home when he overtook a police car'

'A friend of mine told me to lighten up. He said that wasn't me on the telly'


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