The racing last weekend proved there is no such thing as a sure thing. And that a life spent backing odds on shots will lead you directly to the poor house.
Even one of the finest trainers of his generation, Aidan O'Brien, had short priced loser after short priced loser. One of his was beaten by one trained by his son, and at a double figure price.
The Irish Champion Stakes and the Irish St Leger were excellent races but do have in mind that, come early October, the going for some of those same horses could be very . . .
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