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Frankel - Effortless

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

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John Locke.

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Mystery Star brings up Comrade Bond and Blimey O'Riley

A very still morning with no wind at all, plenty of sunshine, and it’s one of those perfect days so far. It was pretty quiet on the Heath at first lot as many people had worked their horses yesterday. We had a canter up Warren Hill and a good pick of grass on Long Hill. Everybody, both horses and staff were very relaxed. Just the way I like it.

20_-_Barbsiz                 Barbsiz enjoying some gass in the sun on Long Hill this morning                 

What a racehorse we saw yesterday at Ascot. Frankel was absolutely outstanding and confirmed his status as the number one horse in the world. I have seen plenty of good horses in my time but I think this is by far and away the best. It was effortless and, under no pressure at all, he won a Group One by eleven lengths. I just hope I have a mare owner willing to stump up the nomination money needed to use him at stud. It was great for racing and for Newmarket. We will now be able to enjoy watching him for the rest of the season.

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The farriers with Rayvin Black this morning

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Our tipping competition got off to a flyer yesterday with the Guv’nor £81 in profit to a £10 level stake and Phil £4 down. Today’s selections are below…

Royal Ascot Tips

DAY TWO

                MHT                                                                                           PHIL

2:30 - ALJAMAAHEER                                                                                                        VALBCHEK

3:05 - EMULOUS                                                                                                              CHACHAMAIDEE

3:45 - SO YOU THINK                                                                                                    CARLTON HOUSE

4:25 - CAPTAIN BERTIE                                                                                           EDINBURGH KNIGHT

5:00 - JUBILEE DIAMOND                                                                                                  MIRONICA

5:35 - DUNTLE                                                                                                                     ELECTRELANE

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Zenarinda enjoying a pick of grass in the sun

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It was great to see our owners Kenneth and Janis MacPherson having a winner at Ascot yesterday with Hototo in the Windsor Castle Stakes. Kenneth said it was great to have a runner, let alone a winner. His best at the meeting previously was with us when Steenberg was beaten a neck in the Jersey Stakes a few years ago.

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Astrogold

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Third lot heading home this morning