Next week, from the 13th of July onwards, we can look forward to a top class meeting at Newmarket. Three days of some very good flat racing and a meeting I always enjoy. Racing needs more quality meetings. Less dross. Fewer race meetings that exist purely for the benefit of the bookies.
Those who run racing have been obsessed in recent years with attracting youngsters to attend in person. They do so at the risk of forgetting, or alienating, old farts like me. Granted, I'm not that old, but I was taken to racecourses by my Dad from a . . .
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