Sky Sports Racing presenter Alex Hammond looks ahead to a pivotal weekend in the new National Hunt season, featuring the return of several star names.
Now, I don’t know about you, but I wasn’t a fan of the scorching summer. This cool-blooded northerner is as thrilled as every National Hunt trainer in the country that we have now officially moved into autumn and the rain has finally come.
Not only am I enjoying digging out my big coat, but we are now being treated to the anticipation of watching some serious racehorses on the track. None more so than the return of Constitution Hill at Ascot on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Racing.
This unassuming five-year-old has been exceptional in his short career to date and the manner of his victories have been mind boggling for a novice.
Bear in mind he won the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle in a time five seconds…