I was not smiling for miles on Wednesday! First up, Newcastle is abandoned due to frost. Perhaps not a big surprise, but annoying when you've studied the form the night before.
And then when Smiles for Miles won the race in which my selection, Bob Tucker, proved me right in one regard. There is no way he should have been favourite! Smiles for Miles managed to win for trainer David Pipe, despite lugging a big weight over a long distance.
It will come as no surprise to the experienced winter punters that, as a new year gets into its . . .
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