Despite the recent heavy rain, prospects are good for the Heythrop Hunt meeting at the new Cocklebarrow Racecourse, which is situated off the A40 between Burford and Northleach, on Sunday (11am).

A spokeswoman reported on Monday that the going was good to soft, and wasn’t expected to deteriorate, resulting in a huge entry for a card, which includes the Lord Ashton of Hyde’s Cup.