Personally I think that this is going to be a penalty kick for Long Run. How can you doubt a horse who has had 15 runs, and has the following record:
Won 3x Grade Ones
Won 2x Grade Twos
Won 2x Grade Threes
Has NEVER fallen.
He could well make mistakes but it seems that when he does, he flicks through the fences like a typical french horse. He doesn't look like falling and it could be a saving grace that Mr Waley Cohen is riding him. Being an amateur he rides long in his stirrups. I have watched his English races in detail and when he makes mistakes Sam seems to flap his reins about but never looks like coming out of the saddle. He is now a second season chaser and should have improved his jumping from last year, which is to be expected.
Sam also claims his 5lb allowance for ...