Saturday 18 July
All good this morning!! Good news - the ground is Good, and they look like getting some good weather at Market Rasen! Kikos will make the trip, the course have had 4.5mm of rain since 10.00am yesterday and the ground remains perfect for our boy.I think we have been very lucky, as Ripon - not far away in Yorkshire have had 62.5mm of rain in the last 36 hours!! (an inch and a half in old money). A real dream fulfilled today for some, Mary Burchell has dreamt of having AP McCoy ride one of her 'boys', and today she gets her wish. I could almost hear her smile over the phone yesterday when I told her the news! But spare a thought for poor Brian Holmes - he only joined the Club last week and has had shares in other horses with other trainers and has always wanted to see the Champ on on of his too, and today when it happens, he has to be at Newmarket!! I am sure he will be cheering though! See you all later!