The Winners 2007

  • Corporatism: The Scourge of Racing by Fabrice Tomlin

    The sky merrily unfolds its light upon Ascot Racecourse, weathered old men set up the Racing Post stands and ruddy-faced stable lads ready the horses for the day’s action...

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  • Best Dressed Lady by Catherine Deshayes

    Women strutting like peacocks, preening and pouting in a positively predatory manner. Men, like grey doves, standing proudly, silently willing their other half to outdo all the others...

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  • Regret by Mark Crawford

    Tears sprang from his eyes; unchecked, they trickled down his face and onto his jutting nose, a ridged ski jump broken again and again...

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  • Cleaning Up... by Caitriona Cox

    One lone figure was silhouetted against the rosy sky. It shuffled along, seeming so frail and insignificant in the shadow of the mighty grandstand...

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  • A Fateful Race - Paris 1913 by Christina Maria Drallas

    The world of Paris is not a large one. There is much good and many good people in it, but also much evil. At the mature age of 23, the salon of my aunt, Madame de Tourvel, was all I knew of the world and, at that time, the only opening it afforded me...

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