Some racing days are about bashing the bookie. Others are about sitting back and watching with delight close finishes to very good races, regardless of whether or not you have backed the winner. Wednesday fell into the latter category, at least for me.
City Island at 15/8 was my only winner today. That won by three lengths at Leopardstown but my goodness were there some great races today, including some thrilling finishes. I thought we'd won backing Topofthegame in the exciting Kauto Star Novices Chase at Kempton.
It was a battling finish with another that had won twice . . .
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