'It will be incredibly intrusive for us, but this is a brilliant opportunity' | Horse Racing News - petsitterbank

‘It will be incredibly intrusive for us, but this is a brilliant opportunity’ | Horse Racing News

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Joseph O’Brien: spoke about the new Netflix series penciled in for racing this week

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The best quotes from the last week in the racing world…


John has a proper pair of balls on him and he’s willing to have a go. It’s fantastic that he gets the results and it gives other people hope
Danny Mullins praises County Tipperary trainer John Ryan, who he has teamed up with to great success over the last couple of years

Read the interview here

It will be unprecedented access as what goes on tactically in a race and pre-race discussions with owners, jockeys and trainers. It will be incredibly intrusive for us, but this is a brilliant opportunity for horseracing if we can make it work
Joseph O’Brien explains how he opened the doors of Owning Hill Stables to the film crew behind the hugely popular Drive To Survive Netflix series

Read the piece here

The master has done it again, hasn’t he. He’s so good at it. We love horseracing, love a punt and all our pals do as well, although only the right ones got to hear about that
Owner Craig Norman praises trainer Mick Appleby following the well-backed Sir Gregory’s victory at Kempton

Read the report here

Am I going to buy a horse at Newmarket next week rated 93 for 16 grand? Absolutely no luck. The public sales now are just a fairground for overseas clients. I know for a fact 16 grand isn’t going to buy me a 70-rated horse at the sales next week, never mind anything else
Phil McEntee’s thoughts after claiming the 93-rated Royal Ascot winner Ostilio from Archie Watson’s stable

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I was living in a house with one of the girls who worked in the yard and I was eating takeaways every night. So when James started and was so successful it made me try that bit more
Sean Bowen admits to consuming unwise nutrition on a regular basis during the early stages of his riding career

Read the interview here

He didn’t just train horses, he got inside their heads and could read their minds
Retired jockey Philip Robinson pays tribute to Classic-winning trainer Mick Ryan, who died age 80 on Thursday

Read the story here


Read more from our Quotes of the Week series:

‘We’ve won almost three times the amount we won for winning the Tolworth Hurdle’

‘I was happy to get to the end of the dance without standing on Pasquale’s foot’

‘If you want to hear hard-luck stories, come to the bookies’


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FIRST PUBLISHED 6:00PM, JAN 29 2022

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