Morning all, here's part 2 of my York notes along with today's selection that runs at Southwell.
4.05 – Hambleton Handicap
I was happy enough with my fancy for this, Larchmont Lad, who looked well enough but the paddock threw the winner up here as Afaak looked absolutely spot on for this and had clearly come on plenty for his Spring Cup defeat. He’s won this with a bit in hand and I expect him to follow up, as long as he gets his conditions. Hunt Cup maybe?
The other to catch the eye was Third Time Lucky, who also looked very well after his Newmarket third but never got into this off a pace that suited those that raced prominently. I’d say he remains in good form and might go off a bigger price next time on the back of this. Hopefully that’s in a field with more pace on and if so, I’d be happy to give him another chance. Continue Reading