Let's put the doubts about the validity of having the best flat racing horses of the season compete against each other in mid October.
Let's put to one side that this relatively new innovation to the racing schedule is an attempt to mirror the French and their wonderful Prix de l'arc de Triomphe meeting at the beginning of this month.
Racing that puts the sport in a positive light, rather than a negative one, has to be welcomed and Rod Street and his colleagues at Great British Racing are to be congratulated for at least coming up . . .
Want to read more? Log-in or sign-up to access the full post.