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Kelly
02 Jun 18 15:24
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Signs are this could work out .  Hopeful .
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Report Kelly June 2, 2018 4:42 PM BST
Not up to it , best of the stable but well beaten .
Report pa lapsy June 2, 2018 4:53 PM BST
Just very disappointing,the potential and hype were there before the race,well and truly burst.

In the big picture probably good Sheik Mo got it.

One rotten track as we all know but the last 2 days showed that particulary yesterday with the softer ground and the near rail bias.
Report Kelly June 2, 2018 5:13 PM BST
First five were well clear I think . Moore was closed off 3 times at least , but don't think he would have won with a clearer run .

Guineas form stood up to a certain extent .
Report soldieroffortune June 2, 2018 9:55 PM BST
Ryan Moore blameless gents, with a clearer run Saxon Warrior would have won and the authorities should take a good long look at some of the tactics employed by other stables out there today.
Report frank60 June 2, 2018 10:42 PM BST
The best horse won , I believe Saxon hated the course, time will tell, anyway have another look.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL5cRRvtVmw
Report kavvie June 3, 2018 11:08 AM BST
soldier maybe ,being kind,you should take another look at that race.the best horse clearly won..
Report pa lapsy June 30, 2018 10:15 AM BST
Surely no excuses today on this track and at very near evs it is either aye or nay.

Has to be an aye from me, the rest of AOB's cast look as per usual will try and set it up, MJ,s runner holds Saxon on the Derby run but personally can't see that being upheld given different ground and that trainers inconsistency,rest of the field look either not good enough or held though Latrobe could well outrun his 20's ish odds on a line through Hunting Horn.

Any thoughts?
Report cloone river June 30, 2018 7:42 PM BST
Hope you followed that line pa lapsy.It looked a bad derby.
Report Kelly June 30, 2018 8:43 PM BST
Saxon Warrior not a stayer?  Perfectly placed , but outstayed in my book .  Surprised if he is not taken back to max 10 furlongs races .

Well done to the brothers O'Brien . Could be the first of many , especially if Joseph gets more of the best bred ones .
Report pa lapsy June 30, 2018 8:44 PM BST
Hello Cloone, only very small, probably won't have if i didn't post tbh.

Agree with a poor Derby,i thought that beforehand and SW had a peno, know he was a ball of sweat but very possibly he is just an average enough guineas winner.
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