Two weeks today the roar will go up and the Cheltenham Festival of 2017 will begin. Yes, I am excited. Bring it on. There's more than enough low grade racing these days, so the better meetings must be savoured.
I'm already on weather watch. Daft, I know, this far ahead of time. But worth having half an eye on. The weather people say there is to be significant rainfall around Cheltenham in the coming days. How much falls we cannot know.
And that matters. Not least to the horse I have placed an each way ante-post bet . . .
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