Is this the year to try Christmas elsewhere?
The National Hunt season is rattling along, and even the resumption of Pointing from December 6 is reassuring that life may yet return to normal. However, I can't be the only one feeling rather jaded at the rather dry atmosphere even at our biggest racedays without a crowd. I wonder if this isn't the year to run away for Christmas to the sunshine. Although the USA seems to have mismanaged the Covid crisis more than most, it is home to some of the most entertaining racing unde
New post lockdown date for the Avon Vale
The latest lockdown ran a coach and horses through the admirable plans of the Point-to-Point Authority to compensate in some small way for the cancellation of last season with an early start to 2020-21. Although 3 fixtures were able to take place before the interruption, casualties included our own fixture at Larkhill, the Wheatland at Chaddesley, Dunsmore at Silverton, South East Hunts Club at Charing, Curre & Llangibby at Howick and the Border at Hexham. However, through so