West is a tough cookie, used to the practical realities of gleaning a living with a yardful
of ordinary horses, a seasonal score in single figures on the Flat and over jumps a yearly testament to the limitations of hard work alone.
Brenda Blethyn played a cash-strapped widow with a a yardful
of pot in "Saving Grace."
Not the sort of pressure borne by many new trainers, the years spent in thrall to the bank manager while a yardful
of outcasts and offcuts eat their way through the profits without creating any of their own.
He went off at 12-1 vvQuote of the day "If you had a yardful
like him you'd sleep well at night" - Walter Swinburn after the tough and straightforward Master Lightfoot had won division two of the sprint jjWho shaped well without getting a hard time in the 1m2f maiden and can now switch to handicaps?
There are new boxes planned, improvements to be made, another yardful
of talent to accumulate.