Monday 24th march:
As you can see the new website is up and running to see each days journal you have to click on the date of week starting at the top of the page. Our old website collapsed completely last saturday morning and the company we had it with ceased trading, and on thursday morning the 28th of march we are now able to update it but to be able to update it you would have to be a website genius thankfully shane did a course on it and is teaching me how to do it. Monday was a gorgeous morning and the start of great week of weather, we galloped and hunted monitored all the broods who have had pups, got rid of all our waste and the day went well. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE FOUR RUNNERS. AT NOTTINGHAM WOKEEN, SWIFT TAXMAN AND NIDDERDALE LARK. AT DONCASTER SWIFT JIM.
TUESDAY 26TH MARCH:
The good weather continued on tuesday and it was a day of collecting supplies, getting parts for the old van and getting bits and pieces to do maintenance work and building boxes and beds for mothers and pups and doing a massive tidy around the place. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER LAST NIGHT AT DONCASTER SWIFT JIM. AT SHEFFIELD WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS SWIFT DARTMOOR, HAGGSWOOD RIVER AND SWIFT TARQUIN.
WEDNESDAY 27TH MARCH:
Another nice, dry and bright day. I went to collect chicken, at the kennels we swapped pups, saplings and hounds around from the pupping down sheds to runs and from runs to kennels and also changed hounds around in paddocks, This was a massive job and took all day. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER LAST NIGHT AT SHEFFIELD HAGGSWOOD RIVER.
THURSDAY 28TH MARCH:
Another nice dry day and the first day we can update the new website, its a lot harder than the old site and no doubt we will get use to it, anybody finding trouble with the site dont hesitate to give me a ring and il guide you around it. I have been to collect food for pups and veg, the boys have galloped and hunted and shane has updated the site for me. The main jobs this afternoon will be feeding and getting caught up with every bit of paperwork in the place. We have a couple of retireds not in the best of health so i will have to watch them and swift india is at the vets getting tests done as things dont look good with her. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE TWO RUNNERS AT HOVE TONIGHT SWIFT BRILLO AND BRITANNIA WILL.
FRIDAY 29TH MARCH:
Its a foggy start to the day but the forecast is good. A busy day as we have jason heath coming along with the boys from hove and the dog jason got off us britannia will(swift bard) ran a stormer of a race having his first race in an open last night to finish second after getting loads of trouble. Connor is away for fish, we need the freezer tidied up, the garages tidied up, the gallop needs a tidy up and things dont look good for swift india. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE TWO RUNNERS AT ROMFORD SWIFT ONYX AND SWIFT SABBATH.
Saturday 30th March:
It looks like its going to be the best day of the week for weather. We start with the very sad news I had to put Swift India to sleep yesterday as she has cancer in the throat . This is what I hate about the job.
The plans today we are going to hunt and gallop, get rid of our waste and watch the soccer this afternoon. Miroush arrived back safe and well. When I got up at 5:30 this morning he was already in the yard. The clocks go back tonight so we lose an hours sleep.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE TWO RUNNERS TONIGHT:
- AT CRAYFORD SWIFT NADIA.
- AT MONMORE MEGAPOPS.
Sunday 31st March:
Another nice day but a bit cooler. Its going to be a typical Sunday where we cook, clean, let dogs out that are kenneled up and feed. Anybody who follows the journal there is a lot of events happening at Lughill Kennels this week so it will be well worth reading starting tomorrow Monday 1st April.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE SIX RUNNERS TONIGHT.
- AT SHEFFIELD: HAGGSWOOD RIVER, SWIFT TARQUIN, CONEY SABELLA, CONEY CASSIUS AND CONEY KUCCINI.
- AT CENTRAL PARK SWIFT LOKI.