It seems today is the day to find out whether the (terrible) ballot for entry into 2013 was successful for you, or you got your annual subscription to “You are a loser” magazine…
VLM have also changed the system and more importantly dates of getting in via a club place. The final date is mid-November so there will be no Christmas Handicap marathon draw this year.
As its a quick (and final) turnaround the committee has decided this year that unsuccessful applicants need to let a committee member know (ideally me so there’s a central list) before the 15th October. We can then start the process of finding out how many club places we receive and the committee will decide who gets put forward.
Its currently unclear whether the usual substitutions allowed until a certain date system exists.