There's something about cheering for someone who wasn't expected to win that day. The dark horse. The underdog. The surprise packet. Perhaps it's as simple as upset victories often being what keeps a sport exciting, or maybe the mentality that comes with being an outsider is emotionally appealing to an audience. Whatever it is, there's something about Blue Ewer.
After missing all of season 2022 with a serious shoulder injury, former world number one, 3x world champ and all-round ambassador for the sport Fiona Wylde will make her long-awaited return to racing at the Euro Tour in Spain next week.