Monthly Archives: June 2008

Big Brown** on the Juice

Big Brown missed his monthly shot of Winstrol and his place in Triple Crown history when he ran dead last in the Belmont Stakes. It was a revelation to me that anabolic steroids like stanozolol, which is what Winstrol is, … Continue reading

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Running Commentary

Over the last 10 days, I did the commentary for all 12 games of the Ranhill Cup polo tournament and enjoyed myself immensely. It has been some years since I called quite so many games so I had a bit … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia Malaysia

A couple of years ago I was asked to edit an article for The Encyclopedia of Malaysia. I ended up writing the introduction for the Equine Sports section and a piece about Equestrianism in Malaysia. The Sports and Recreation volume, … Continue reading

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Professional Polo

When I started polo in the seventies, the only warm-up we did was for the horses. Our warm-up was a few hits on the field just before the game started. That was it. The post-game warm down was a couple … Continue reading

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Sukma Lessons

The Penang boys wiped the grins off the faces of the Selangor and Wilayah wonders. Individual gold to Syed Kamil Nafis of Penang with Xulana Cheyenne; Silver to Faten Nurain Syakira of Kedah with Jimmy Chow; 3rd to Md Zulfikar … Continue reading

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On to Sukma

Premier Pitch stumbled over the last fence and staggered over the finishing line. Having beaten La Sarita on Tuesday, we were in 5th place and might sub-consciously been hoping the tournament might end there. La Sarita got their revenge in … Continue reading

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