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The turf

Why Mark and Sara Bradstock have only 12 horses is a mystery to me

Owners should be falling over themselves to fill another 20 boxes at this brilliant stable

21 February 2015

9:00 AM

21 February 2015

9:00 AM

Some mysteries will never be solved, like why planes and boats disappear in the Bermuda Triangle, cats always land on their feet and why Mrs Oakley can always find a parking space plumb outside a restaurant when I am lucky to squeeze in 400 yards away. Add one more conundrum: why are there only 12 horses in the successful racing stable run by Mark and Sara Bradstock?

Since 1994 they have trained in Captain Tim Forster’s old yard opposite the church in Letcombe Bassett.

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