Well at long last there is a possibility that Newcastle Utd could be about to be taken over in a massive deal with Mike Ashley selling to Amanda Staveley. She is a Yorkshire business woman who runs an equity company worth over £20 billion. Amanda came to prominence when she took a loan to open the upmarket restaurant Stocks in Newmarket and rubbed shoulders with wealthy Arab and Irish race horse owners.
She is the person that brokered the deal for Sheikh Mansour to buy Man City and was influential in keeping Barclays Bank afloat during the banking crisis. The lady is also very much into investing in gold bullion which is something I endorse with global inflation on the increase effecting all our purchasing power. What you might not know she was once Prince Andrews girlfriend and once featured on page 3 in the Sun.
One would hope the deal goes through as the Magpies are in my opinion the best supported club in the land when they continue to get fifty thousand plus for every game even when they were relegated and playing in the Championship.
While I’m still on football a word to the wise as I have been approached on my Facebook page by someone sending me private messages giving me tips on foreign lower league games. Well the first 5 were all winning games after which they asked for 400 Euros to join for a month which I declined. They then gave me another game in Brazil Serie B to bet on Parana who lost, however when I looked at their website they claimed the other team Figueirense was the selection. I have tried to contact them without success so I have reported them to Facebook. Please therefore be careful if these crooks approach you with obscure football selections.
What a fab win by Enable in the Arc as she has now proved to be one of the modern day greats. Wouldn’t it be amazing if when she retires to the paddocks and she is mated with the other wonder horse of this generation Frankel.
Plenty of action today and Howie’s Hottie goes in the 7.40 Kempton a classy mile handicap. My money is on Kentuckyconnection who ran a good 5th in last years 2,000gns but has not been able repeat that good run. He has however dropped in the ratings to a winnable mark and could go well at a very big price.
Newmarket Warrior trainer I.Jardine – Ran well at Newcastle after a break and will be fitter next time.
Fire Brigade trainer M.Bell – Didn’t quite see out 9 furlongs and a drop back to a mile would help on his favoured soft surface.
Thundering Blue trainer D.Menuisier – Ran well in the Cambridgeshire but a return to further is needed.
Udontdodou trainer R.Guest – Easy winner at Chelmsford and has more to offer.
Nonno Giulio trainer C.Dore – Down the field at Chelmsford from a wide draw but still showed plenty of pace and has dropped to a tempting mark.