The weather has certainly played havoc with racing this winter. It happens every year, of course. But several race meetings have been lost to snow, frost or rain already this winter and it looks as though the rain is on its way back for Sunday and Monday. Expect further meetings to be called off in the coming days.
For the smaller racecourses, this can be very bad news for their financial well being. Some racecourses do not stage that many meetings per year, so when one or more are abandoned to the weather, the very survival of that racecourse is . . .
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