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Breaking News-Catch my breath rides again

So our little mascot rides again tomorrow and he is entered in the 16.10 race at Musselburgh .for your info and on behalf of the Scottish tourist board:

Musselburgh Racecourse is located only 6 miles to the east of Edinburgh city centre and serviced by excellent public transport links.

So the wee laddie will have no time for sightseeing in Edinburgh and needs to do battle against the likes of Geography Teacher who may teach him a lesson and Princess Florence(no zebedee is not his jockey)who is also his stablemate and it will be a well contested race over 1 mile and 1 furlong thingy and the last time i looked he is actually the favourite in the betting at 2-1

Wish him well and i am sure he will do his fan club on here proud and of course i will let you know if he is victorious.

Love Ski's and Scruff's who is still serving her substance abuse ban imposed by the cat jockey club. :) xx

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Never been in a betting shop...tomorrow may be a first. Jane

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Jane, i will have to add my disclaimer now and i take no responsibility for any reckless behaviour if you lose,now if you win that may be a different case lol. ..:) x

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Yippee beginners luck jane

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He did it for you Jane and all the other dodgy lung peeps who kept the faith... :) x

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Such a great fantastic funny cat picture. Almost gets me tempted to start getting involved with this racing lark. Nearest I will ever get to a horse!! Try to steer clear coz they like to

play tricks with my lungs

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Wheezy,Catch my breath as our representative has been certified allergen free for the purposes of racing.... :) x

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Yippeeee.

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It’s looking good! Pity I cancelled my trip to visit my niece in Edinburgh.! As it is I’m visiting my daughter in Nottingham.

Let us know the winner, Skis. I’ll have my fingers crossed.

Love to you and your compromised cat, dear Scruffs, Penny xx

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Have a nice day in Nottingham Pennzy but beware of the Sheriff and don't be fooled by that charmer Robin.....:) xx

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Ha! I’ll look out for the Sheriff, but won’t mind at all being charmed by Robin :-) :-) xx

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Knowing your luck Penny,Robin will be on holiday and you'll end up with Friar Tuck.... :) xx

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I Married Him. Robin I mean, Not Friar Tuck xxxx

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Hi Hun, Welcome to our Lovely Green & Friendly Nottingham, Pop in for Vino if you have time, have a Great Visit Penny, We have lots of Horses here & Millions of Sisters of Scruffy. XXX Hugs. C.

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Thanks for the kind welcome, Carolina 🌸❤️🌸 I was on a flying visit to see my daughter and my grandchildren. All lovely, a happy day 🥰 Back home now. Hugs xx Penny xx

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Morning Hun, So happy you had a Great day with your Daughter & Grandchildren, have a Lovely day Today. Hugs C. XXX

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Morning Caro! Thanks. I’m off to mind my other, younger, grandies today, 5 n 2...it’s my regular Thursday job....so it’s all go. Manchester this time. Then home in time for an evening call from my son. Having quite a week! Trying not to think of tired...!! Ha! You have a lovely day too. Got a bit of sun here ☀️ Looking good! Love xxx

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Hi Penny, Your a bit of a Globe Trotter I think, Having all the Grandchildren to look after, Keeps you Going doesn't it. I have just got home from my Thursday Exercise Class, she worked us hard as Monday No Class ( Bank Holiday). Yes Sun here also but thankfully lots Cooler. have a Relax when you Can Hun. Hugs. C. XXXX

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Well a trotter....not sure about the globe bit, haven’t left the country for ages!!

Yes sun here in Manchester, I’m sitting out while the little one has a nap, just back from shop after buying little Arthur (5) a Lego magazine. OH trying to fix the fiddly little free toy with him!! Yes, they keep you young these grandchildren...but school’s back next week, so things should be a bit quieter....though not toooo quiet, I hope

😂🤣 Hugs P xxxx

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Had a Problem replying, Can do it now. Yes, You do stay young with all the G/Children, But The Noise Level will decrease very Soon and Asda will be Noise Free Ha Ha. Have a Great Busy Friday Penny, (till next Week) Hugs C, XXXX

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Oh dear, has Scruffs been caught sniffing the catnip😽😻😸?

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An unfortunate misunderstanding with the stewards and Scruff's swears it was prescribed by the vet Magpuss.......:) xx

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I'd take Scruff's word for it any day😊.

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Ah bless you.Scruff's thanks you from the bottom of her inflamed nostrils... :) xx

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Love the picture 🥰👍🏻 🤓 x

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Echo she is very similar to Scruffy in appearance but far more refined i think it would be fair to say.....:) x

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Shhhh, 🙀🙉🙊 Scruffy might hear you and be offended! Pam x

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She heard and has just gone out in a hissy huff but will return as soon as the Tuna tin is opened... :) x

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Got you totally wrapped round her paw there methinks 😉💓💗 x

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Thanks for the tip off ski's. Good luck catch my breath. Your witty posts and brilliant cat pics always make my day x

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Let's hope CMB can make your day tomorrow with a long awaited victory Lemon... :) x

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That would be great 😁 good luck yourself ski's, maybe Scruffs will be on extra cat treat rations if catch my breath wins 😻

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i've posted a million for a place at third. I do not trust a favorite for first place. A trifle of a bill to help me relax.

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A wise decision mrmelley.a place is far more likely than a win though foolishly in a devil may care way i have backed him to win this time of course using Scruff's tuna coins... :) x

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How vicious to do such to Scruff!

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Not able to get to the betting office, but will be looking forward to hearing the result from you and Scruffs. Take care of yourself 😊 Bernadette xx

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Bernadette they are not the cheeriest places to visit and i am thankful for the online world.hopefully i will bring positive news later...... :) x

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Fingers crossed skis. Come on CMB! You can do it!!! Xx 👍😘💖

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You my Rah.Rah girl Cassy......:) xxx

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Of course! Xx 😂😘

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Loved the picture - somehow I think it says a thousand words. Now as for the gee gee, not sure how much of my shirt I can afford to loose, but a few buttons here or there or even a sleeve in this heat may prove an afternoons entertainment.

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Ledge,pray keep your shirt on for the weather is cooling rapidly.lets hope CMB entertains all..........:)

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I'm going to put £5 on to win. It's a cert if he's running at Musselburgh skis. I was born and brought up in Musselburgh. It's a lovely little town, wish I was there right now. Will keep my fingers crossed. xx🐴🐴

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Margeret.How wonderful and coincidental that you are a Musselburgh girl.that has made my day and i hope CMB romps to victory,but please just wager a pound for fun or i will feel the pain and guilt if he doesn't win.....:)

Worried Ski's under pressure xx

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I will put a pound each way skis, just in case CMB doesn’t romp home. But I know he will. 👍xx

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Very wise Margaret and good luck to both of us......:) x

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Run like the wind little CMB. May your four legs fly like eagles and your tiny hooves pound like thunder. 🧚🏻‍♂️🐎

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Stirring stuff pepapod and you must unite with Sassy/Cassy our resident cheerleader...:) x

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Love the photo- made me laugh. Well skis I'm off to Chester races on Saturday any racing tips? Haven't had chance to look at the race card yet x Anita

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Anita,three of the best trainers this season on the flat are Gosden,Haggass and O'meara so have a close look at their horses if they have any entries as they may well be worth a punt or two.Have fun and i may have a 'Nap' later in the week but probably on the sofa..... :) xx

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Thanks skis. Enjoy your ‘nap’ 🤣

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Love the picture Skis, looks like a typical Scuffs, your partner in crime. Good luck to our little mascot lets hope he comes galloping home and you win loads of dosh x

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Irene at todays odds i will win a massive £2 but the excitement far outweighs the money waged and i do hope he doesn't disappoint us........:) xx

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Morning skischool and I thank you for bringing us up to date information on our mascot Catch my Breath! I will be waiting with baited(or is it "bated") breath,shortly after 4.10pm today to see if we have our 🏆 first win!🐴🏇! If you are running a book (you see I'm attempting to learn the race horse lingo🏇🏇)you can put the Squirrel down for 10p for a place? Well ✔done if you understand all that but rumour has it,you are an exceptionally clever fellow,so I feel quite safe using you as my "tic-tac"(?) 💞

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Squirrels you are very wise and have done your homework well,CMB son of Bated breath and whose Dam was called Likeable(she certainly was to his dad)unblinkered and without cheekpieces,some more terminology for you to learn,finally has a chance to redeem himself in slightly less exalted company.

Hush,mention not that you are conversant with "tic-tac" the secret language of our enemy the bookmaker and they will be on our case should they find out and not accept your 10p each way bet,though i doubt at 2-1 they would fear the payout.

Now calm yourself for what may well be the ride of our lives(not sure if that is quite the best metaphor for the occasion)..............:) xx

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Oh yes 🎿 skischool mum's the word,my lips are sealed and those bookies at the racecourse,won't see 1 penny of my HUGE bet!😀

I've got my alarm set for 1600 hrs,so I can sit in my comfy chair,sherry in hand 😜 and having done some special breathing techniques prior to race off,which will see me giving CMB a really good vocal but if support! I've even got a bottle of plonk for the celebrations 🍷😀,so come on CMB, make us proud!!!! 🏇💞💞

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Squirrels you are indeed a lady of class and style.The sherry to add a hint of respectability for such an occasion as if cheering on the hunt and plonk for us mere mortals at the other end of the social spectrum.Enjoy..........:) x

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Do we know how CMB did dear skischool ?

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See my Yippee below Squirrels..... :) xx

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Just had a Pony on the nose @6/4

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Yes he's now a strong favourite at 11/8 but i trust not these devilish bookies and they are up to creating a false market though it may be because there was an overnight withdrawal of a fancied horse.....:)

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Just had a Pony on the nose @ 6/4

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Come on CMB I will be cheering you on.

Love the pic 💕X

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Good on you Kittykat not long to go before the off.............:) x

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Good luck cmb all my money on you x

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First place obs pony on the tail !

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Slightly over the top Soul and i can think of better ways to lose £25 lets just hope i am wrong.... :) off to the race now.

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Good luck ! 25,000!

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He's a WINNER,bloody hell he made hard work of that but he came storming through the middle of the field in the last furlong nicking it by a half a length.for some reason although he is a chestnut by birth he looked distinctly grey today? Yippee break open the champers....:) :) :) xx

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Holy mackerel....... you picked a winner Ski.... I suspect was Scruffs really though studying the form relaxed in the chair with his specs on . 🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎

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Scruff's is normally the jockey on our little mascot but she is currently serving a suspension handed out by the jockey club for catnip abuse ... :) xx

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That figures .... 😻😻😻😻👍

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I am insanely pleased, however I lost a bit in the transaction, just a mil though, no real money. I went for the third spot rather than taking my friend's guidance to win. Shame on me.

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You catch me as i retire mrmelley,Scruff's already sleeps dreaming of future rides on our champion and my winnings were squandered on a French football team Nice who lost to would you believe it my nemesis Marseille who have inflicted previous pain upon me as you know.

sleep well cousin across the pond....:) x

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sleep well too. Not nice what happened to Nice.

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I knew he’d won but left it to you dear skis to announce it. Well done CMB and Scruffs. Xxxx😘

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Cassy you are too clever by far and i think you must be clairvoyant or at least willed him over the line.... :) x

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Both xx 😀😘

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Wow I blinkin new he would s--t forgot to put my bet on !!! drinks on you tonight?

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My £2 win will be reinvested in his next appearance if he trains well and doesn't let victory go to his head.... :)

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Well thats a result well done....£2...... might as well re invest cant even get cheap plonk for that😁

I will have a small gamble next race💕x

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We will see what he is up against Kitty before making any rash decisions lol..... :) x

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Aye up Skis, My pony gave birth to a bundle of foals in Paddy Powers stable. So I plonked the pony on the winner of the first ranch at at my local course ,Worcester. Meat for dinner tonight

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Congratulations,spend it wisely,i shall dine on veggies as my teeth don't do justice to meat these days and i also much prefer to see it walking around... :)

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Ski's youve done it again. I have a modest gain on my wager. Hope you have too 😊

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Lemon i am pleased that you have gained from this little adventure into the world of horse racing and also that you have had some fun in doing so.... :)

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So much fun, especially the crazy pics you post 😁

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Oh Skis I’ve just seen this. I mentioned it to my husband and he said it won! He told me to tell you he backed Maggie’s Angel in the race before which won too!

Good Luck

Corin

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Corin,i am very pleased for your hubby and i hope he backed both and is a double winner as i was when i backed Kitty's cove in the next race.raising a glass to your success.... :) x

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No unfortunately he didn’t back Catch my breath or Kitty’s Cove. Shame as if I’d seen your post earlier I could have told him to.

Never mind maybe next time.

X

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Great result, M. What fun you’ve brought us all, and I missed it, lol ;-) xx

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Cos you are such a busy lady P,one day you will slow down and catch up with the rest of the world lol..................:) xxx

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Yes, that day sounds good. In fact not too far away, second eye op second week Sept, I think. I’ll put my feet up for two, maybe three, weeks then. Every cloud n all that....! :-) xx

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