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There you are running the last leg of the relay race in contention for a medal, and, because you can't see where you are going, you pass the baton to someone queuing for a hot dog.
We pass the baton to the new Diamond Light Source in Oxfordshire.
He said: "Hopefully, something comes of these talks because I would be prepared to pass the baton on if it allowed the club to get back into the honours.
There they will be welcomed again by the environmental campaigner and pass the baton to a team cycling through the North of England.
Joe Mercer will retire as racing manager to the late Maktoum Al Maktoum's Gainsborough Stud in March and will pass the baton to assistant Bruce Raymond before the new turf season starts.