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    Filed at 1:50 am under by dcobranchi

    Perhaps Mike Peach and Chris can figuratively put their heads together and explain what this is supposed to mean:

    With more use made of him this time, Promise To Be Good (4.45) can step up on his Kempton second in the Uttoxeter bumper, and Saintsaire (2.50) is another leading light from the Nicky Henderson yard at Bangor. A natural in home schooling over fences, he will form part of the stable’s raiding party at Aintree next month.

    It has something to do with horse racing.

    3 Responses to “A LITTLE HELP, PLEASE”

    Comment by
    March 19th, 2005
    at 8:01 am

    “A natural in home schooling over fences, ”

    Well, it’s obvious, he’s on of those super-homeschoolers. “Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to homeschool over tall fences in a single bound…”

    Comment by
    March 19th, 2005
    at 8:55 am

    I have no idea – I’ll ask the resident expert.

    Comment by
    March 19th, 2005
    at 12:41 pm

    I’ll take a stab at explaining this…In the horse word “schooling” means training. For instance working with your horse to teach it to jump over a ditch, would be called “schooling over a ditch”. “Home” means doing this at your home stables instead of going to the track to do the training. I’m guessing this is a steeplchase racing stables, where the horses race over jumps.(think National Velvet).