So how was it for you? The first day of April, that is. Did you fool for any stories? April fool stories in the newspapers aren't nearly as clever as they once were.
I though the British Horseracing Authority had come up with one. But it turned out to be true. Bookmakers will now be allowed to sponsor individual jockeys. Not a good move me thinks. Of course, the top jockeys will earn more. But will that filter down to the lesser lights in the saddle? Which bookie is going to want to sponsor jockeys who don't tend . . .
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