It's rare to have a space of four weeks between the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National at Aintree. We have an early Easter to blame for that.
We have the weather to blame for how little racing there has been on turf this past week. When even race meetings in Ireland are called off due to waterlogged courses, then you know the rain has been heavy and plentiful.
Here's hoping the weather does not spoil the Grand National in Liverpool a week tomorrow. Right now you would have to imagine it will take place on soft to . . .
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