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

Kevin Prendergast has lost owners in recent years
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Probably unemployed. I doubt anybody would want me for anything.
Ryan Moore when asked what he would do if he wasn't a jockey

Read the interview here

In Hong Kong the chocolate comes from Australia and they put something in it to stop it from melting too fast and it takes that creamy texture away. The chocolate over here is much better – there's no comparison
Neil Callan favours the UK over Hong Kong when it comes to chocolate

Read the Popping The Questions feature here

If I stopped training I'd get so bored I'd probably take to men or drink!
Pam Sly, Britain's oldest female trainer, shows no sign of wanting to retire

Read the interview here

Patrick is pre-training and doing well, but he couldn't justify continuing as a trainer. That's reality. I've had wonderful owners all through my career, but they're dropping away
Kevin Prendergast on his nephew Patrick's retirement from training and the struggles of the modern game

Read the interview here

I was a dithering wreck and very emotional afterwards because this is a magical night for a small yard
Trainer Lisa Williamson is overjoyed after the maiden Celerity ended a 105-race losing run at Haydock

Read the report here

He got through the rail, I don't even know how, and was away in the trees
Charlie Mann remembers The Lion Dancer disappearing into the woods mid-race at Towcester in 2018

Read the Wacky Races feature here


More from the Quotes of the Week series:

'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'

'Hopefully in 20 or 30 years somebody might want to look like David Egan'

'The kidneys are fine, which is amazing given what I'd done to them'

'I'd never go back to the supermarket – who wants to queue up and waste time?'


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He got through the rail, I don't even know how, and was away in the trees
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