A Happy New Year to you all and I hope everything goes as you would like it to. We haven’t been that busy over the New Year period due to the ground conditions being so bad. I see that racing today at Plumpton had to be abandoned after the third race which was a great shame and a real pain for all the people involved that never got a chance to race. I haven’t made many entries over jumps as the ground is so soft and I don’t want to disappoint the horses and owners as the majority of them don’t want soft ground. Thankfully the winners continue to come, our last winner this week was on the all weather which was Mazovian who was having his first run on the flat for us. Most of our runners this week will be on the all weather, the all weather horses are actually in really good form as we have had 8 winners from 15 runners since the season started. Now that the New Year has begun we will start to hear a lot more about the Cheltenham Festival and the other major festivals where we will hopefully be having some competitive runners to look forward to. All else is pretty quiet around the yard, the horses look well and seem in good form.