A jockey turned up for racing at Cheltenham under the influence of alcohol. He's not the first to do this and he'll not be the last. But how daft do you have to be to go out for drinks on New Year's Eve when you know a trainer who trusts you - and who has your career in his hands - has booked you some good rides at the most high profile jumps racecourse in the country?
Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies was very understanding of the actions of jockey Tom Bellamy, at least in public. Frankly, had he been . . .
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