"That's better than being in a league where opposing teams can sometimes call off games
The Belgian defender also called on team-mates to kill off games
, after they took the first-half lead.
With all-conquering champions Celtic their opponents at Hampden on Saturday,Mason knows the odds are stacked against a Dunfermline victory -but looks back on the experience with Manchester City as proof that in one- off games
anything can happen.
The eight-year-old was off games
for 15 months from November 2011 before having his first start for Fiona Browne in a hunter chase at Sandown in February, coming home a 15-length winner.
Following two successive weeks of postponements because of waterlogged pitches - Kirklees calling off games
on Council pitches and the leagues then backing up that decision by calling off their progammes - this weekend the council have decided to leave decisions up to referees.
That was the last time we saw him - Barry Geraghty's mount has been off games
since after suffering a pelvis injury.