David Simpson: ‘Let’s engage with our riders’ *H&H VIP*

As the season draws to a close, it’s a good time for reflection, but before that, there’s the little matter of the Hunter Chase Evening to look forward to at Stratford this Friday (tomorrow, 31 May).

It’s always a popular evening — it is a favourite of mine — and the entries suggest we could be in for some fireworks on the track.

There’s a healthy entry for the final of the Skinner’s Ladies’ Open series — Skinner’s is a valuable national sponsor and it’s good to see i