How good it was to see the sun shining down on Newmarket and Cheltenham on Wednesday. Have we seen the end of soft and heavy ground racing for the time being?
The Craven meeting at Newmarket heralds the beginning of the flat turf season proper. At least to my mind.
As predicted, there were tales of the unexpected. A 25/1 outside of the field winning a race containing much more fancied horses. Run that race again in June and you'd get a very different outcome.
In a race I swerved for fear of something unpredictable happening, Forest Ranger . . .
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