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Talking Horses: Richard Hannon counts blessings and plots way back for racing

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The champion trainer hopes racing can resume with a condensed schedule but knows he is luckier than many This would normally be the start of a very busy few months for Richard Hannon, whose two big stables near Salisbury Plain are home to lots of fast, precocious young horses. The months of April, May and June are hay-making time for trainers with that kind of stock, so the suspension of racing until at least the end of next month makes things very difficult for his operation. “It's hugely worrying,” says Hannon, who was champion trainer in his first season, 2014, with a licence. “These...
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