Duffield's Diary

George bites his tongue, but not that George!

Ann Duffield | Saturday, 28 February 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

It has been another ‘full on week’ with a lot of hard work done in the yard.  New staff have started and are busy learning our way of doing things.  One of our new staff has recently left the army after doing a long spell in the RLC (Royal Logistical Corps).  He does however have a racing background as he was brought up

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Dear Matthew

Ann Duffield | Saturday, 21 February 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

Matthew Hancock is an old school chum of David Cameron, both men were watching horses work last week on Warren Hill in Newmarket, where the subject of  the dire shortage of skilled racing staff was almost guaranteed to have been broached. According to google "Matthew Hancock MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Bus

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Major surgery and a few blisters

Ann Duffield | Thursday, 19 February 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

Our plans for updating the website are coming together nicely and Tony our IT man is working on the hardest part of it, the ‘Log in’ section for owners, so that they can follow the regular progress of their horses.  We are also currently busy rewriting our Team Page in preparation for the new website with details of our great tea

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Spring is in the air!

Ann Duffield | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

The yard continues to be busy with the Spring tidy up and we have already filled two skips. The two year olds are also feeling 'Spring like' and some are taking a lot of sitting on! Anna is busy as ever in the office with new owner registrations, accounts, VAT and wages. Our junior vet Sara Fleck has been busy mixing riding out with her

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Happy Birthday Hilary

Ann Duffield | Thursday, 12 February 2015 © Ann Duffield Racing

Hilary J's owners arrived today to personally wish a happy birthday to their gorgeous filly, the two year old,"Hilary J" who is named after an aunt who passed away some time ago. Apparently today is also Abraham Lincoln's birhday so the filly is in good company, although I venture to say she is better looking than he was and, ho

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