Thursday at York saw spectators sunbathing.
The sun shone and the ground became so firm that there were several non runners and some that probably should have been withdrawn before they raced on ground that did not suit.
In the opening race we got some each way profit via Thunder Strike at odds of 8/1.
Queensberry Rules met trouble in running in the next. Jockey Johnny Murtagh switched the horse twice by which time the momentum was lost and the chance of getting in the first three was gone. But the field were beaten by a very good winner . . .
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