Ian Carnaby was born in Southampton, England in 1948 and educated at Taunton's Grammar School and Churchill College, Cambridge (BA Hons. Cantab, Spanish and South American Studies). After a spell in the wine trade, where he conducted all the test markets on Baileys Irish Cream prior to launch and worked as European marketing manager for Croft & Co, he became a full-time sports journalist and broadcaster, working for BBC Radio, HTV West and SIS. He has written for the Sporting Life, the Racing Post and became British correspondent for the Irish Field in 1987. He has had shares in several horses and bred winning hurdler Lenny The Blade. A die-hard Southampton FC supporter, he lives with his wife Sue in Bristol and has three grown-up children.
Having sometimes hung left in his races, Trevor Whelan raced Blakeney Point on the inside and they went on to win the Listed 32Red Stand Cup at Chester
John Feane had a double at Ffos Las last Sunday and among other Irish winners in Britain, Charlie Swan's son Harry rode a winner at Worcester
The next appearance of Too Darn Hot is eagerly awaited after his scintilating run in the Howcroft Industrial Supplies Champagne Stakes
Mustashry got back up having been headed and outpaced briefly in the seven-furlong stakes
Kew Gardens gave Aidan O'Brien and the Coolmore team another St Leger success and runner-up Lah Ti Dar ran a blinder according to trainer John Gosden
God Given picked up well when asked by Jamie Spencer to win the Group 2 DFS Park Hill Stakes over the full St Leger distance
Fleeting was a strong finisher in the Group 2 William Hill May Hill Stakes and will head next to the the Group 1 Prix Marcel Boussac over this trip on Prix de l'Arc day
It was a one-two for Willie Mullins and Rich Ricci in the Doncaster Cup
The Abbaye is now a possibility for the two-year-old speedster as the younger horses get a weight allowance
The Tin Man scored his third Group 1 win in the Sprint Cup at Haydock last Saturday
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