In 2018 Patrick Mullins was chastised for his winning ride on Rathvinden and received a six-day ban for using his whip above the permitted level, while Mossback
was fatally injured when falling in the four-mile contest.
The eight-year-old made his debut over fences at Naas in November, finishing second to the useful but ill-fated Mossback
, Jury Duty, No Comment and Rathvinden are all on a list of 16 runners in the National Hunt Chase.
All I can say is that he is in great form and has a very good each-way chance." In the National Hunt Chase later that afternoon, Fagan, Jury Duty and Mossback
give the trainer another strong hand.
Volkssport Club: Easy 7-kilometer (4.3-mile) or 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) routes in Eugene, walk on wide paved paths along the Willamette River, past some residential areas, then along improved gravel/bark trails to explore a variety of wildlife at Delta Ponds.
"We have an old mossback
Jacksonian who snorts and howls because there is a bathtub in the state house; we are running that old jay for Governor," he wrote.
The self-described "mossback
" (someone set in his ways) started writing a book about the Northwest and became a public radio commentator and federal disaster-assistance worker.
A supervisor hired from outside the company would not let Mossback
get away with his passive/aggressive, analretentive style.
The board had proposed separate but equal membership for women as a compromise between old-grad Bonesmen-who object to women out of mossback
sexism or, more politely, on the theory that their presence would inhibit the lengthy life-history confessions members make--and the younger members, who say exclusion of women is wrong and an anachronism.
Elliott is responsible for the first two horses in the betting in Jury Duty and Mossback
. They are due to be ridden by amateur jockeys who have both won the race before for the trainer - Jamie Codd and Lisa O'Neill.
However, a chance is taken on Mossback
who held every chance when falling at the last in a three-mile Grade 3 at Naas last month.
Volkssport Club: Moderate 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) and 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) routes in Toledo, walk along the river's edge and the hills overlooking the Yaquina River and observe the 24-hour operations of the Georgia-Pacific Mill, then check out the Yaquina-Pacific Railroad Historic Museum.