Tom Bach was a winner for members on Thursday, but today's racing is not one any composer will be writing a ditty about.
Friday's racing is better. Notably the turf courses at Wetherby (a favourite course of mine) and Newcastle, where real punters attend racing.
You'll find few 'poncey' racegoers at either course. Some pissed ones, for sure. But they love their racing in both locations and they appreciate what the sport is all about.
Too much racing these days is aimed at people who don't attend for the racing. They go to get try and . . .
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