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Sarah Thomas
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Harness racing enthusiast, amateur photographer & blogger, documenting the everyday highs and lows of harness racing in Scotland and the UK.
Harness racing enthusiast, amateur photographer & blogger, documenting the everyday highs and lows of harness racing in Scotland and the UK.

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Harness Racing: finding new ways to reject trotters...but why?
Juliet: "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) Some people dislike trotters because they think they break excessively. Some people dislike trotters because they think they are dif...
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Harness Racing: The Shows
Let's totally ignore the fact I haven't posted since about five years ago (OK, so more like two months ago, but we'll get back to that another time) and just jump straight into talking about something REALLY IMPORTANT: The Shows. Cumberland Kilnsey Wolsingh...
Harness Racing: The Shows
Harness Racing: The Shows
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2018 Season: Weeks 8 - 12 - The hiatus explained (except, not really)
Just...yeah.  The last few weeks haven't been a barrel of laughs.  You're probably thinking 'her social media posts suggest otherwise'.  I was once accused (jokingly, by someone I still to this day admire despite not seeing them very often anymore) of 'livi...
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2018 Season: Weeks 6 & 7 - A busy fortnight
Ten days.  Five meetings.  Three countries.  That's what Smarty and I have accomplished in recent weeks.  An attendance record at harness racing fixtures across the UK this season only matched, I believe, by driver Richard Haythornthwaite who currently head...
2018 Season: Weeks 6 & 7 - A busy fortnight
2018 Season: Weeks 6 & 7 - A busy fortnight
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2018 Season: Weeks 4 & 5 - χ = (Corbiewood + Appleby³)
And it doesn't matter if those small efforts are being made by one man with his one horse, or a team of people with a yard full of horses - the fact that they are being made at all is enough for me to raise a salute to every single person making them.  I de...
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2018 Season: Week 3 - Corbiewood in the dark & Presteigne in the sun
Or in this case, without the dark we'd never see Live In Star! Corbiewood - 18th May In an almost carbon copy performance of last season's victory in the Standardbred Show Trophy Final (August 3rd 2017), Live In Star proved that he's been eating his carrots...
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2018 Season: Week 2 - A solid 6 for Team Laidler
On Saturday 12th May harness racing returned to its spiritual home at Tregaron for a ten-race card including the Spring Handicap heats and final, Senior Welsh Dragon and the first of nine legs of the Star Maker Series. After picking up their first win at Ti...
2018 Season: Week 2 - A solid 6 for Team Laidler
2018 Season: Week 2 - A solid 6 for Team Laidler
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2018 Season: Week 1 - Record falls at Tir Prince
That's right folks, the 2018 harness racing season here in the UK is finally underway and what a start it was, I must say. Harness racing fans from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales converged upon the home of the Crock of Gold, Tir Prince , and were trea...
2018 Season: Week 1 - Record falls at Tir Prince
2018 Season: Week 1 - Record falls at Tir Prince
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10 Reasons to #ComeHarnessRacing in 2018!
The season is now less than two weeks away from its official start date and I'm not joking when I say this: I am like a kid in a sweet shop every time I allow myself to daydream about all of the exciting things are that are on the agenda up and down the cou...
10 Reasons to #ComeHarnessRacing in 2018!
10 Reasons to #ComeHarnessRacing in 2018!
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Looking forward to the 2018 season...
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I know we're well into February and I know that the title of this post is looking forward to the forthcoming season but I must quickly look back somewhat in order to explain my hiatus from writing. AWARDS SEASON. ( Stuart Morris photo ) My ...
Looking forward to the 2018 season...
Looking forward to the 2018 season...
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