Good racing at Kelso yesterday on very wet ground after Wednesday’s snow, Or de Grugy  stayed on strongly under Blair and only just failed to get up to win, another yard and he was in front, always bittersweet to be denied after such a long race, delighted that he ran so well but….

Or de Grugy (nearside) just fails under 17yo Blair - almost a dead heat after 3 miles!

Or de Grugy (nearside) just fails under 17yo Blair – almost a dead heat after 3 miles!

A relatively quiet weekend after a busy fortnight, just one runner at the Percy point-to-point on Sunday – Native Coll – he should have come on for his last run and won’t really notice his penalty.

The evergreen Or de Grugy (Blair) led out by Toni

The evergreen Or de Grugy (Blair) led out by Toni