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Earlier, Storey seemed to have taken command in the open on Rainbow Times, but Jimmy Walton never gave up on Alnwick winner Excise Man, eventually sweeping past at the second-last.
Storey completed his double when Jimmy Walton's Excise Man short-headed Wise Advice on the line in the two-and-a-half mile handicap chase.
Insulted, Monaughty Man duly followed Excise Man home, last of eight finishers.
Does he really think that if such betting ever became large-scale or systematic in a pub it could not be detected immediately by either the landlord-who would fear for the loss of his licence-or, if the landlord himself could possibly have been persuaded to collude, by any off-duty copper, never mind plain clothes Customs and Excise man, who happened to drop in for a quick half?
Despite his commitments as a farmer, excise man, husband, father and lover, he managed to produce a prodigious amount of work before his early death at the age of 37.