tuesday highlights of royal ascot 2021
Horse RacingJune 16, 20210

Royal Ascot Tuesday Highlights

Those that really had a lump on may have had a few moments of anxiety when the favourite was niggled along briefly three out. Day one of Royal Ascot kicked off with a victory for Palace Pier for John and Thady Gosden under…

Jim Clarke bookmaker at the racecourse
Horse RacingJune 16, 20210

A Royal Ascot Catastrophe

One year I got a day’s work with fellow Dorset bookmaker Jim Clarke. Jim and I got on really well but our day working together at Royal Ascot was memorable for all the wrong reasons. I am not at Royal Ascot this year but sitting down to write about it did get me reminiscing. Here is the story, a tale of woe, people who do not like to read about bookmakers losing, stop reading now!