Monday 12th April:
The weather is better today so we are hunting pups and at 9am we have already all the kennels cleaned, cooking done and breakfast fed. All new pups and mothers are doing fantastic, as normal we need bits and pieces and around 12 o’clock we will head to Shelbourne Park for trials. Newcastle United got a massive 3 points and it looks like premiere ship football next season. Rail Mccoy (previous name Swift Adobe) won his A1 last night in Henlow second fastest time of the year.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE ONE RUNNER TONIGHT SANDWOOD BUSTER AT NOTTINGHAM.
Tuesday 13th April:
We are doing Tuesdays journal on Wednesday morning as I was in the UK yesterday collecting supplies. For the first time this year the ferry was packed going out and took a hour and a half to get of the boat and there was still trucks behind me with the customs. At the kennels we hunted and galloped a few hounds got supplies and the day went well.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD THREE RUNNERS SWIFT ADDITION AND SWIFT OPPOSITION AT TOWCESTER AND AT SUNDERLAND SWIFT SUCCESS.
Wednesday 14th April:
A beautiful morning and loads to do a trip to the dump, pups to hunt, hounds to prepare for schooling we need food for pups from the supermarket, parts for the van, muzzles, cooked bones to collect and the van to empty from my trip to the UK.
THURSDAY 15TH APRIL
Another frosty start and as we the journal at 9.30am it’s a lovely morning. We have two broods to collect from John Kennedy who have been mated with Bell Direction and whatever happen I am going to go to Cash and Carry today. At the kennels we are going to do nails on young pups do a swap around with hounds, paper work and a big tidy up.
ON THE OPEN RACES SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS AT PERRY BARR IN THE SEMI FINAL OF THE LAURELS SWIFT COPE. ALSO SWIFT GUARD AND PIPPAPIPAPOPS ON THE OPEN CARD
FRIDAY 16TH APRIL
Another frosty start at 6am and as we do the journal at 9am it’s a beautiful morning. The plans today hunt, gallop and prepare dogs for schooling. We need supplies and a mountain of bits and pieces I didn’t get to the Cash and Carry yesterday as we got all the hounds checked that are schooling on Monday so I must go today.
ON THE OPEN RACES SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER LAST NIGHT AT PERRY BARR SWIFT GUARD .TONIGHT AT ROMFORD WE HAVE ONE RUNNER SWIFT LACERATE.
Saturday 17th April:
It was a frosty start at 6am again. At 7:30am as we do the journal the sun is out and its going to be a nice day. Its been a long night as Swift Wriggle had 9 pups to Droopys Sydney. Mother and pups are doing fantastic. She started at 4pm yesterday and had her last pup this morning at 6am. The plans today is to get our waste away. We need loads of bits and pieces, we have paperwork to do. We will also keep an eye on Swift Wriggle and her new pups. Another big day for Newcastle United. Again I would be happy with a point. If we win were just about safe for another year in the Premiership.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE ONE RUNNER AT MONMORE PIPPAPIPPAPOPS.
Sunday 18th April:
Its a wet morning and the rain is definitely needed for the rearing paddocks and gallop. The week has gone well and all the new pups and mothers are doing fantastic. We will tidy the vans up, prepare for another busy week and do the last of the paperwork. Other than that it will be a typical Sunday where we cook, clean, feed and let hounds out of kennels. Newcastle United got a massive win yesterday and were just about safe. The weekend should get better for us magpies as Fulham is away to Arsenal and Burnley are away to Man Utd. If they both get beaten thing could be much better.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER LAST NIGHT PIPPAPIPPAPOPS AT MONMORE. ON THE GRADED CARD AT SHEFFIELD WE HAD FOUR WINNERS WITH TWO OF THEM BREAKING 29 SECONDS SWIFT WOLF AND CONEY WONDERLAND.