Pointing to hill farmer Billy Renwick, from Blackhouse, in the Borders, John said: "I bought one off
Billy two years ago for PS90,000 and last year, I sold PS120,000 of lambs off that and kept the best one.
"Myself, my sister and my daughter and my two nieces all bought one off
the internet and the funeral director kindly agreed to put the ashes in all of them.
McCoy added: "JP has also just bought one off
Aidan O'Brien, Carriganog.
"I've actually bought one off
ebay that's even more amazing, it's cerise, dark purple, turquoise and black.
"Once I had the idea I had to find a boat - I eventually bought one off
eBay, but it took ages to find the right type.
"He is just trying to support the troops so I went over and bought one off
him too." A spokesman for Advance Security, which manages the security of the site, said: "Following complaints received from tenants and members of the public regarding the confrontational style of the poppy seller, he was approached by our officer who asked to see his formal authorisation to sell poppies.
Peter protested 'My nan's bought one off
him.' 'Right, Ian,' I said, inspired, 'you're excused the essay I've just set.
``The Beltex was recommended to us by a neighbour about 10 years ago and we bought one off
him, then we went to Carlisle and bought another lamb which turned out to be a cracking ram, '' said Mr Williams.
He has bought Flat horses to convert, claimed horses in mid-steeplechase career, scoured the sales ring in Britain, and even bought one off
The reply came: "I've just bought one off
the fat man and it's sound." The investigator was ushered in the direction of a tubby, middle-aged man surrounded by cronies.