They came in their thousands to Aintree yesterday to hail a true champion and they were not disappointed, a wonderful record 17th consecutive success for the imperious Big Bucks. Great to be there and also to see Monets Garden among the former champions on parade, on his toes and looking wonderful, and an excellent day’s racing rounded off with an outstanding weight carrying performance from Cape Tribulation. Another good card at Aintree today but Lucy has opted for Sedgefield instead where she rides Gougane in the 2.45, Behindcloseddoors in the 3.55, Stanley Bridge in the 5.05 and Lukie in the 5.35 – I will be trying to find where at Aintree one can watch the away fixtures and then listening to the last two on the long road home, busy morning planned for tomorrow with one particularly crucial gallop……