It is 35 years tomorrow since I attended my first race meeting on the wonderful Knavesmire at York. A splendid racecourse run by people who know what they are doing.
I was there in my then new role as a sports researcher for Yorkshire Television. The reporter got stuck in traffic and I found myself having to interview the jockey Steve Cauthen. If you think Ryan Moore doesn't say much these days, he is a non stop chatterer when compared to Cauthen back then. His answers consisted of "Yes" and "No" with the odd withering look at me for . . .
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