So rain stopped play for the cricket at Old Trafford on Monday. Plenty of rainfall across much of the UK that day, but a dry one expected Tuesday.
Some racecourses watered on Monday (including Windsor) despite the weather forecast predicting plenty of rain. This makes a nonsense of form study and is the chief reason I avoided the racing on Monday.
Last Saturday was a rubbish one for me at Goodwood. Indeed, after our triumphs at that festival of racing in 2012, normal service was resumed this year. Goodwood was anything but glorious on the punting front.
But we were . . .
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