The Betfair Chase takes place at Haydock Park this Saturday. A race I have attended often and it always pours down when I go. The Met Office says it will not do so this year.
I have tipped the winner a few times in recent years but the race has always been on Good to Soft, Soft or Heavy going. It looks like this weekend we could have that rare beast at Haydock, actual good ground. Unless the Clerk of the Course decides to put shed loads of water on the course, we may be having to look . . .
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