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Chautauqua is another classic example, he didn’t start out with those big black dapples on a white background. All greys eventually white out, how long it takes depends on how dark their coat is to begin with. Greys can be born as black, brown or any solid colour foal. The first sign that it’s going to be a grey is a white ring of hairs around their eye. [
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I reckon Martello Towers must have been close to an albino, his nickname in the stable was Pinky, at the track of a morning you would see him walk out of the hosing dock and the pigment in the skin was very obvious , he was a bit of a character and always caught the eye.

Martello Towers had a pink nose hence the stable name Pinky.
In the stable alongside him was another grey with the stable name Bluey.

I'd walk past them every day going to and coming home from school. And even got to sit on both, with them wearing their rugs. The only way of telling them apart was their noses. At least that is how it looked to me but I was only a kid then.
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Originally posted by scamanda scamanda wrote:

Originally posted by Carioca Carioca wrote:

I reckon Martello Towers must have been close to an albino, his nickname in the stable was Pinky, at the track of a morning you would see him walk out of the hosing dock and the pigment in the skin was very obvious , he was a bit of a character and always caught the eye.


Martello Towers had a pink nose hence the stable name Pinky.
In the stable alongside him was another grey with the stable name Bluey.

I'd walk past them every day going to and coming home from school. And even got to sit on both, with them wearing their rugs. The only way of telling them apart was their noses. At least that is how it looked to me but I was only a kid then.

Good memories there Scamanda, was he with ED Lawson ( Peter) then or had he left to go to TJ?
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He wasn't with T.J.Smith then Carioca. I remember the stable doors faced the gate and we could see both horses from the gates. I don't remember the street name but it seemed very small, almost like a laneway.

Long time ago mate. Faded memory doesn't help.
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Originally posted by Carioca Carioca wrote:

Originally posted by scamanda scamanda wrote:

Originally posted by Carioca Carioca wrote:

I reckon Martello Towers must have been close to an albino, his nickname in the stable was Pinky, at the track of a morning you would see him walk out of the hosing dock and the pigment in the skin was very obvious , he was a bit of a character and always caught the eye.


Martello Towers had a pink nose hence the stable name Pinky.
In the stable alongside him was another grey with the stable name Bluey.

I'd walk past them every day going to and coming home from school. And even got to sit on both, with them wearing their rugs. The only way of telling them apart was their noses. At least that is how it looked to me but I was only a kid then.

Good memories there Scamanda, was he with ED Lawson ( Peter) then or had he left to go to TJ?

Silly question by me, of course it would be TJ ( school)
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Another example of a stamina pedigree showing speed and so they run her in speed races. 

She might be speedy but it is clearly not the cheap and nasty short course speed. 

Put her away for the Autumn 1600m contests. 


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The winner cam out and gave then all a bit of heave ho Shawy. Mockery didn't help.
Williams will get a holiday for that.
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Very messy in the straight. Stewards will be busy
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It’s action looked horrible on the way to the gates.
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Originally posted by anabel anabel wrote:

It’s action looked horrible on the way to the gates.

Does her whiteness make her action look strange ?

When I watched the trial I thought her action looked weird strange.  


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Originally posted by anabel anabel wrote:

It’s action looked horrible on the way to the gates.


Does her whiteness make her action look strange ?

When I watched the trial I thought her action looked weird strange.  


Maybe. Sometimes the really light horses do look a bit odd. But she had her head in an awkward spot, was reaching for the ground and action behind looked off too.
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