Gaynor Rupert will probably be unaware of it, but in her outstanding efforts to make the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate an unmissable race meeting she has followed the path of something said by former US president Barack Obama.

While the quotes and tweets of Obama got far less media coverage than those of successor Donald Trump, he said in one of them: “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time.”..

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