DISTINCTIVE ALES: Father and son brewers both Grahame Andrews, of Bosuns
Brewing, sample their beers at The White Horse, Emley (JH030713Ggraham)
This Nobel Prize,"the captain said, nailing a gold medal, a commendation and 10 million Swedish kronor to the ship's mast, "I shall share with the first man to catch sight of the bosun
The Nigel Twiston-Davies trained Bosuns
Mate overcame some sketchy jumping to beat Influence Pedler and the victory proved to be jockey Jamie Goldstein's first winning ride since suffering a back injury in a fall at Plumpton last Easter Monday.
Mate had set the ball rolling, the Gloucestershire trainer poked fun at journalist who said his stable was out of form, saying: "Before today I had five seconds this week and they say I am out of form, what do you have to do to be in form these days.
The stable's former star rider, Adrian Maguire, maintained his return to top form with a win on Nipper Reed at Newbury, where Carl Llewellyn powered to a 62-1 treble for Nigel Twiston Davies on Bosuns
Mate, King's Road and Moorish.
Among possible fairytale winners is Bosuns
Mate, whose rider is Belinda Keighley, personal assistant to Peter McNeile, Cheltenham's general manager, while Tom Dreaper, grandson of Arkle's trainer, rides Woodlands Beau.
This 11-year-old son of Gunner B was a shade disappointing on his reappearance at Sandown when beaten five lengths by Bosuns
JAMIE Goldstein was back among the winners for the first time since April when benefiting from a secondfence pile-up at Exeter to strike on Bosuns
Top-weight Norski Lad should be all the better for a 107-day freshing up exercise while Bosuns
Mate and Campaign, Micky Hammond's last chance of a Perth winner before his retiral, add spice to a decent little event.
But a Challow Hurdle success for King's Road in between wins for Bosuns
Mate and Moorish - all three ridden by Carl Llewellyn - dispelled talk of sick notes at the yard.
Carl Llewellyn went on `strike' at Ludlow yesterday and was fined pounds 315 before completing a 125-1 treble aboard Pimberley Place, Madam Muck and Bosuns
2Belinda Keighley (secretary to Peter McNeile) "This is my first Festival and it's going to be amazing for me because I also have my first ride at the meeting on Bosuns
Mate in the Foxhunter Chase.
Mate and Homme De Fer, both on a hat-trick, will be in the firing line but I'm confident Wilmott's Fancy (2.
11-year-old failed to put his best foot forward and was beaten four lengths by Bosuns
Chaos reigned at the second fence of the feature five-runner Dean & Dyball Handicap Chase at Exeter yesterday, when the first three in the betting crashed out to leave the prize at the mercy of Bosuns
Mate, who beat fellow outsider Influence Pedler, writes .