A new year but the same old problem. The British weather. Officially the wettest year on record and don't those who follow racing know it. From the May festival at Chester through to now, the rain has played havoc with racing. 134 meetings were abandoned in 2012, though that in itself is not a record.
Cheltenham is OFF on Tuesday. A great shame. Some quality racing was in prospect. So the best meeting of all on New Year's Day is the first meeting of 2013 to fall foul of the weather.
So that leaves us with a few . . .
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