Monday 13th September:
A nice and dry day and the main job of today was trialing and handslipping in Shelbourne Park. We needed supplies, food for pups from supermarket and trip to the dump.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE RUNNER AT NOTTINGHAM CHURCHILL BLAZE.
Tuesday 14th September:
We are doing Tuesdays journal on Wednesday afternoon first of all it’s a miracle I wasn’t killed on the M6 as I blow a front tyre of the van in the fast lane of the M6 at Birmingham and there was no hard shoulder I had to drive for half of mile with the police behind me to gat to the safe spot to get the tyre change if the blow out didn’t kill me the price for getting it done nearly did it cost 500 Euro for a bad tyre. At the kennels we continued on with hedge cutting and we are probably half way and we also prepared dogs for schooling.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE RUNNER AT SHEFFIELD MURLENS XTRA.
Wednesday 15th September:
A dry day the hedge cutting continues, we are leveling the paddocks out in the garden, collecting supplies and preparing dogs for schooling and the next job is to take our waste away. WE WILL PUT THE OPEN RACES ON SOMETIME ON THURSDAY FOR THE LAST THREE DAYS.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD THREE AT YARMOUTH DEADLINE DAY, SWIFT COPE, SWIFT ADDITION.
Thursday 16th September:
A nice morning and no chance of rain the plans today prepare another batch of hounds for schooling get the garden paddocks leveled out and more hedge cutting, we have Red Mills dog food on it’s way so that have to be packed away. We need a heap of supplies and a trip to the vets and whatever happens we will put our open race runners on for the last four days later today.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD ONE WINNER AT YARMOUTH ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT SWIFT COPE WE ALSO HAD TWO RUNNERS AT PERRY BAR POTENT TOUCH AND SWIFT WOOF.
FRIDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER.
We had a very busy morning and it rained most of the day at 7am we got gained dog food so that had to be packed away and then we started a massive swap around of mother and pups, 12 week old pups. we also put the 12 week old pups into the raring paddocks and we also swapped hounds around in the kennels. we are now power washing the mother and puppy sheds out injecting pups with first and second injection and the 14 week old pups are getting there third injection plus a flee tablet and there nails done and a worming tablet for all the pups. The hedge cutting has a day of work left the sand runs are all leveled in the garden paddocks and all beds are changed in all paddocks and the garden paddocks as well we have tidy the gallop up washed the vans and once i get the journal done i probably go to the dump.
SATURDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER
A nice dry morning and a lot cooler winter is on its way, were up to date with all the work I planned except for the last of the hedge cutting which I probably do on Sunday. There’s a small bit of tidying up to do and the main job next week is decorating my house inside as I have friends coming. Today we need supplies and we will probably hunt a few pups.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE ONE RUNNER TONIGHT: PIPPAPIPPAPOPS AT MONMORE.
Sunday 18th September:
Its a nice morning with a clear blue sky. The main job today is to finish the hedge cutting and we will be up to date with all the work. My head lad Padgie has a day off. Newcastle United is going to have a tough season but to be fair to the they aren’t playing bad. There’s a lot of bad teams in the Premiership this year so I think we will survive but it will be touch and go. Were up to date with all the paperwork and everything is going well at the kennels.