The wagon rolls on
Apologies for the delayed blog this week - a Sunday away and racing on Monday left little time!
The winners' wagon rolled onto another week as Go On Gal finally got her head in front at the 21st time of asking at Southwell last Monday.
It's true to say that after so many runs (and seven second places) her loyal syndicate of owners definitely deserved a winner but no one expected her to lose her maiden tag by five lengths!
That made it three wins in six days for the yard as well as two seconds and a pair of thirds since then - it is fair to say that the horses are in top form.
The show moves on this week to Kempton on Tuesday where N.E.T. Racing Club horse Casey Banter makes her handicap debut.
She ran well first time out and hasn't had conditions to suit since but that has seen her given a very low rating which I think she can win off. It will be her first run on the all weather but I don't see why she shouldn't handle it.
We have Appease back at the same track on Wednesday but a wide draw over the seven furlong trip will not see him at his best so we may wait for another day. He has come out of his win last time in good order and still remains well handicapped.
Best Example was one of those who filled the runner's up spot last week and as the first pair were eight lengths clear of the second, we had to enter him up before he took a likely hike in the ratings. We will be able to see if he does before declaring for Haydock on Thursday, plus the ground needs to be better than soft. He has been improving with every run and is a winner waiting to happen.
Rounding off the week, we have Majestic Moon at York on Sunday but with 40 odd entries, he is unlikely to get a run.
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