It should not come as a suprise to anyone that race meetings fall victim to the weather at this time of the year.
Meetings on Wednesday have been called off, including at waterlogged Newcastle.
Inspections for the days ahead are planned and frost covers are already down at racecourses staging meetings as far away as Saturday.
As for Wednesday, we're left with a fairly ordinary looking meeting down at Taunton.
The price will be a short one, and may get shorter on the day, but it's hard to oppose the Philip Hobbs . . .
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