Tuesday 6 October 2009

6th October

2:10 Leicester
Faithful One and Eleanora Duse re-opposed today. The former, trained by David Lanigan, had a couple of lengths advantage on that occasion, however, Stoute's juveniles was making late headway and it could be a close call with that experience on side. Boogie Diva was made favourite for a conditions stakes race last time and was put in her place. She seems the sort to keep getting placed but struggles to win.

3:20 Folkestone
Quite interested in Sard for this maiden over 6f. This filly didn't achieve a great deal on debut but has the potential to improve for that run. Costing 80,000gns, this daughter of Bahamian Bounty is certainly worth considering today. Jarvis does well with his juveniles when fancied on their second start.

3:30 Catterick
A difficult race to assess with many of these disappointing along the way and many on something of a recovery mission. Fear Nothing is a battler but the form of his third isn't particularly strong. Definitely one with a chance, a good-looking colt, but may be similar to many of these. Final Ovation has seemingly come back to form after losing his way. I would be dubious about this two-year-old. The same applies to Trinder. Commanche Raider has been off course for a long time but showed promise on debut in a fair race. Final Ovation beat Dod's juvenile that day, however, it may be a different this time round. An interesting race but more of a watching brief.

A watching day.