A quick look through the 100-year-old records at the Met Office reveals a catalogue of wet, cold and dull summers that make miserable weather all too familiar during the British warm
However, their findings have been challenged by the Lead Body for Performance Sport Horse and Ponies and British Warm
Blood Society in an article printed in Horse and Hound last year.
Alex Brewster's three-year- old In Hand British Warm
Blood chestnut gelding, Clifton's El Cidby, took the Border Union Youngstock Championship and finished Overall Reserve to Fusilier.
Starcraft's Paul Makin is not the sort of chap we British warm
British officers wore the Crombie British Warm
coat during the First World War, and world leaders, from Dwight Eisenhower to John F Kennedy and Mikhail Gorbachev have worn Crombie coats.
lBetter By Far (Denys Smith/Jack Egan), who has been second in five of his last six runs, finally gets his head in front when beating British Warm
(Bruce Hobbs/John Gorton) in the mile handicap at Hamilton.
Just a few decades ago there were no cameras, just a few well-meaning old buffers in British Warms
(those horrible dung-coloured overcoats with button-down epaulettes much favoured by persons with Terry-Thomas moustaches) and trusty field glasses that had seen them through a couple of wars.