With the National Hunt campaign ending abruptly and the Flat season waiting to get going, trainers are left in a state of limbo as they come to terms with the reality of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Shane Foley enjoyed his best ever season in 2019 and his link up with Jessica Harrington proved especially fruitful as the pair combined for 50 domestic winners.
Andrew Balding would prefer the Investec Derby to be run away from Epsom rather than not be contested at all in 2020.
It seems like only yesterday, but it was 20 years ago now that Petrushka helped to light up the Flat season.
Owners Paul and Clare Rooney have decided to end their interests over jumps and focus on the Flat instead.