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Cornelius Lysaght
BBC Racing Correspondent; writer/voiceover artist/speaker
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 13
Do you honestly think an apprentice, or equivalent, in say an engineering firm or a hotel or even on a racecourse refers to the boss by his/her first name?
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 13
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 3
BREAKING to race in Darley at Festival, York says owner’s racing manager Teddy Grimthorpe
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 2
: 2018 Derby winning jockey William Buick back in action with success on Lazuli (6-25) plus a 4th; been out of action as a result of ‘post head-injury syndrome’ after fall in May; further rides planned at Newmarket, Sat & Deauville, Sun
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James Burn Aug 2
A press room legend bowing out 😢💔
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 2
Fabulous 5/7, (more elsewhere) for @Templegate_tips at start of last w/end on ; shall miss his tips- it feels like only 5 mins ago he won the naps table- and his regular pressroom company; pictured (centre) at Goodwood with &
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 2
: other jockeys have received more coverage than him, but P J McDonald takes over at the top of the riders' leader-board here (from Frankie Dettori) with 4th success, this time on Duke Of Hazzard (2-25)
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 2
: important to appreciate what student has achieved in the few months since getting up on a racehorse for the first time, as well as obvious back-story angle; racecourse clearly happy with written media coverage
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BBC Horse Racing Aug 2
Sir Mark Todd: Olympic Gold medal-winning eventer retires to train racehorses via
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 1
Quite right.
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 1
: a remarkable achievement by 18 year old to win Cup on Haverland on one of flat racing’s grandest stages just a few months after sitting on a racehorse for first time; as extraordinary a response from a r/c crowd as I can recall
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Cornelius Lysaght Aug 1
: excited to have been representative on earth for at draw for ; wanted stalls 8-12 but sadly we got what we were given (27) as ’s Stone Of Destiny last out of hat but do consider that my lucky number
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 31
: back to the top of the 3-year-olds pile (where started year) with emphatic win in Sussex Stakes (3-35); stamina tested, hemmed in at one point, still successful; 11th Group One for Frankie Dettori since late May, nine for John Gosden
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 31
: win of -trained Mrs Bouquet (4-10) stable's 50th of month and 80th (equalling Sir Michael Stoute record) at this festival over years
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 31
: after Sir Ron Priestley win (2-25), Mark Johnston () reveals ‘horrendous’ heavy rain hitting has flooded his home, some stables and 3/4m of gallops at his base, but added they’d ‘got off lightly compared to many’
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 31
: interview on TV for Sir Mark Prescott () after stable continued successful run with win by (1-50); goes straight to Cesarewitch, Oct
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 30
: after latest Frankie win, on (3-35), there can be few sportspeople- let alone jockeys- performing so well anywhere in world ATM; confidence high= racing brain sharpest= decisions correct; plus team operating at superior level
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 30
: Sir Dancealot repeat Lennox Stakes win (3-00) achieved in 1:28.10; striking that impressive earlier was just over a second quicker than an old pro' aged 5 over same distance; 79 year old trainer David Elsworth back to winning form with Sir Dancealot
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Cornelius Lysaght Jul 30
: agreed - named after a volcano in The Philippines - definitely had 'wow'/'xfactor' and was "one to be looking out for in future"; as short as 9-4 for the 2000 Guineas after 5L win (2-25)
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