Having originally planned to swerve Thursday's very modest racing, I momentarily got excited when there were rumours that the great Cue Card might be taking on Top Notch in the Grade 2 Peterborough Chase at Taunton. That would have been an interesting contest.
Sadly Cue Card will not be racing tomorrow and another race that used to contain several runners is reduced to just five. It's a shame when Grade 2 races attract so few runners. The winning connections get over £28.000. Surely that's worth sending a horse to Taunton to take on the odds on . . .
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