TO SEE EACH DAYS JOURNAL FOR THIS WEEK CLICK ON WEEK STARTING 20TH MAY ON THE TOP OF THE PAGE.
Monday 20th may:
The plans today are to gallop and prepare dogs for schooling. We have all of our waste to go away, we need food for pups and broods to take for mating plus we must get caught up on paperwork and do the last of hedge cutting, grass cutting and maintenance work. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER AT HENLOW REARGAURD GIZMO.
Tuesday 21st may:
Another nice day. We have a brood having pups, we are bagging straw and tidying up. We have boxes and beds to make for mothers and pups. We have to also trial at newbridge and waste straw to go away. There is supplies to collect, the old broods are enjoying the weather. There is paperwork to finish off and there is broods to take for mating. There is no open race meetings in the uk tonight.
Wednesday 22nd may:
An overcast morning but i dont think it will rain we have around 100 dogs to gallop which will take all day, other than that we can only do the everyday jobs of feeding, cleaning and letting dogs out that are kenneled up. I just looked at the greyhound star before i did the journal and i am right that swift biscuit is the leading open race dog with twelve wins. Tomorrow i am going to do a journal with a difference and put down the litters who galloped very well today. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE ONE RUNNER TONIGHT AT HARLOW POINTLESS PHASE.
Thursday 23rd may:
Another very nice morning and plenty to do. I was going to do a gallop report but i am going to leave it in the morning(friday) till we get the galloping finished as it looks like we are going to have to gallop everyday. The dogs that were the best of what we galloped yesterday were candlelight king X coonough dolly litter and they are proper sensible as well. My first job of the day was a trip to the doctors as i have vertigo back if not it is another trip to the hospital. The plans at the kennels is more galloping of hounds and preparing dogs for schooling which will take all day. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE WE HAVE ONE RUNNER IN IRELAND AT SHELBOURNE PARK SWIFT SHAMROCK. IN THE UK WE HAVE FIVE RUNNERS AT HOVE SWIFT BRILLO, SWIFT FERDIA, BRITANNIA WILL, SWIFT OVERTIME AND SWIFT ORLA.
Friday 24th may:
Its an overcast morning but it does not look like rain. Again the main job of the day is galloping, we need our waste away, broods to collect that have been mated. The galloping is taking all day as we are preparing pups for schooling as well. My pick of yesterdays dogs that we galloped was the eden the kid X zaras fantasy litter and farloe blitz X swift hazel litter. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN IRELAND AND THE UK WE HAD TWO WINNERS SWIFT SHAMROCK WON THE OPEN UNRACED FINAL AT SHELBOURNE IN 28.44 THE FASTEST TIME OF THE NIGHT AND BRITANNIA WILL AT HOVE. TONIGHT WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS AT ROMFORD OH YESYESYES AND SWIFT TARQUIN AND IN THE DERBY AT NOTTINGHAM HAGGSWOOD RIVER.
Saturday 25th May:
We are doing the journal at 3pm in the afternoon as it has been a hectic day. We added our June and July 2018 to the dogs for sale page. We did more galloping and preperation work for schooling next week. I couldnt be more pleased. Swift Wayward went absolutely brilliant this morning along with his sister. We are levelling sand runs out and doing the last of the tidying up. Were also doing the last of the gardening work.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE NINE RUNNERS TONIGHT.
IN THE DERBY AT NOTTINGHAM: SWIFT JIM, SWIFT SABBATH, BRAMBLE MILBURN AND NIDDERDALE LARK.
AT CRAYFORD: SWIFT ADVICE, MEGAPOPS AND SWIFT CASEY.
AT MONMORE: SWIFT KEEPER AND CROSS KEYSCISCO.
Sunday 26th may:
We are doing the journal at half 3 as there was a problem getting into the website but thankfully it is working again. It was a typical sunday where we cleaned and feed and let dogs out that are kenneled up, we had supplies to collect and tidy away, we had to get food for pups and that was about as much as we could do today. ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN WE HAD TWO WINNERS LAST NIGHT MEGAPOPS AND SWIFT CASEY.TONIGHT IN THE RED MILLS CHAMPIONS STAKE UNRACED FINAL WE HAVE ONE RUNNER URBAN HIGHWAY. IN THE UK WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS AT HENLOW SWIFT BESSIE, REARGAURD GIZMO AND LEEDON BACARDI.