Thursday is day 3 of the Punchestown festival in Ireland.
It is the best meeting of the day. The flat meetings in the UK are poor.
But, from this weekend, it is flat racing all the way for me.
I happen to believe that the best jumps horses race during the jumps season proper. And the best horses trained to race on the flat appear during the height of the flat season.
Very soon we will get to the time when I do not even look at the jumps cards. They will be full of the lesser horses from the . . .
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