A favorite of the Queen Mum, Sandown Race Course offered soft going but amazing racing.
With the additional risk due to rain I was positioned at one of the jumps on the race course. It offered amazing views of the action, the noise of the horses thundering towards you and being four yards from the jump you could feel the vibrations and splashes as the horses went by.
The jockeys are a hardy and brave breed although one inspecting the course stopped to admire the rainbow, I imagine he was wondering if the pot of gold at the end of this one would match his pot of gold at the end of the race.
The weather was a little hit and miss, but nothing to dampen the spirits, blue skies prevailed most of the day. An exciting and memorable day.