Good morning all,
We drove to Lingfield full of high expectation and hope yesterday but the drive back, which seemingly took forever, was one long post-mortem as to what had gone wrong with Coole Charmer.
A dreadful effort, which none of us expected after Bangor, can only be explained away by saying it was something physical, which we will know about later on today. Because if it wasn’t that, we could be left scratching our heads a bit. He was beaten after two fences, one of which he jumped so badly out to his left he was almost on the hurdles course. Hopefully something will show up this morning to explain such a poor effort.
Naranja ran well enough considering Nick Schofield got off after and said how she absolutely hated the ground, so connections won’t be running her on what was really holding, tacky ground again. She’s capable of better and I’ll still be following her this season.
Today, two more races reviewed – one from Doncaster Monday, one from Lingfield yesterday, plus today’s selection. Continue Reading