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The smart money will be on Culloty going to Ascot for Best Mate, with Tony McCoy begging off his rides for Martin Pipe, in order to renew his association with Edredon Bleu.
He said big donors are begging off, citing what he calls ``concerns with our money being spent wisely.
After initially begging off, jerking and twitching, and feeling like she'd been ordered to do the utterly impossible, she finally endured the ordeal of putting her hand into a container full of grasshoppers and crickets-and thus mastering her lifelong fear!