Sharp here this morning but somehow easier to cope with in February, the days are longer and there is plenty of birdsong early in the morning indicating that spring is not too far away. An open week so far has enabled us to do plenty of work schooling and on the grass so its no hardship to revert to the all-weather, frost deep though so three passsses required with the rotovator to knock it into shape and the water bottle in my car was frozen solid.  I am hopeful that the hiatus in the racing programme will be brief and that we will resume at Musselburgh on Sunday and Ayr on Monday, we have plenty of entries, the horses seem particularly well and with three of our last five runners winning I am eager to crack on…..