The flat season is here. That means that those who love the jumps must now take a back seat and wait for winter.
The last one delivered us some memorable races.
Sire de Grugy was widely considered to be the star performer of the 2013/24 National Hunt season.
But there were several other highlights.
Who better to guide us through the highs of the season in three and a half minutes than one of the finest racing journalists of his generation, Alastair Down?
Here is his review.