Monday, 12 October 2009

12th October

A good number of two-year-old races today at Salisbury, Windsor and Kempton. Have my eye on a couple so will update at 1pm.

2:40 Salisbury
A fillies' maiden over this 7f. Probably a decent heat with a few big trainers represented here. I will be watching Shimmering Moment. This juvenile was originally trained by Karl Burk, then Alan Jarvis, and now Henry Cecil. Such a string of changes makes it difficult to assess this juvenile although, strange as it may seem, I would have been betting today if it was still trained by Burke. Certainly a horse I will be watching.

3:15 Salisbury
The second division is quite an interesting event. Cojo is worth a mention but whether I bet or not depends on this ones starting price and at this moment I can't come to a conclusion. Meehan is a very good trainer and he is particularly good at getting juveniles to win on their second start. Eddie Ahern has a good strike race, too, which is encouraging. If fancied, this could go well.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the post Jason; saw bits and pieces for Cojo and dithered but took 3.45 the place shortly before the off.
Stu Peters

Jason said...

Hi Stu,

Yes, it was a funny day in ways. Was pretty close to giving three horses today and would have backed Cojo if it had been more fancied in the betting. Ran a great race and unlucky to get caught considering it always looked to be doing just enough. I had a bet on the Candy horse at Windsor, Imperial Delight, but I couldn't give that at the 1pm deadline. Ran well and got a place. The other juvenile was Charlton's in the first at Salisbury but that went unbacked. Could have been a very good day. Meehan is a very good trainer. Two-year-olds on their second start are certainly worth a look, especially when fancied in the betting.