Although we lost the meeting at Chepstow on Friday, compared to some previous years, the weather has not played too much havoc with racing fixtures this winter. Yet. There's still time, of course.
Trainers see this time of year as crucial. They want to be able to get one or two runs into their horses that are destined for the Cheltenham Festival next March. Prep runs are very important. True, as is the case at least once this Saturday, the races are little more than walkover for the favourite - at least in theory - but for the trainers with the . . .
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