TDN Weekend

March 2018

TDN Weekend December 2016 Issue 9

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By CHRIS MCGRATH Round and round they go, each with a different way of moving, unspooling their talent in daily increments around the train- ing circuit. The furlong markers, like every- thing else bearing the Eddie Woods brand, are hooped in red and black. Just a throw- back to colours he wore riding one or two better types, in the old days, back in Ireland as a steeplechase jockey. But the colours of roulette, too, of course; and each turn of the wheel brings each of these adolescent thoroughbreds—ambling and lurching in pairs or threes, in sets of two dozen—clos- er to the denouement of a gamble. If the

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