Saturday, 21 April 2018

Working Notes:

Just a few notes about the two-year-olds so far this season. Trying to group them together and just get a feel for where they are at. A work in progress:

Vintage Brut (very impressed)
Izzer 
Broken Spear 
Wasntexpectingthat
Lihou
Kinks
Tin Hat (ran well)
John Betjeman
                                                        Steeve (looks to need 6f, ran on ok)
Disruptor (will improve a lot and looks interesting)
Dixieland (badly hampered and worth second chance)
Deep Intrigue (tired)

Mr Buttons
Arthur's Spirit 
Jungle Inthebungle (outpaced and may need 6f, looks limited)
Lady Prancealot 
Piccothepack (form looks weak)
Penniesfromheaven   
Deia Glory (short runner, probably limited)

Jackstar 
Ynys Mon (keen but good looking)
I Am A Dreamer

Snazzy (won well)
Harparelle 
Hard Forest (slightly short runner) 
Vikivaki (slow start, ran on well)
Deia Glory (good pace but slightly short runner)

Blown By Wind (ran on well and good looking horse, strong)
Awake In Asia (ran well enough)
Artiar (travelled well, and may have needed the run)

Strings Of Life (funny race, front stopped, back ran on)
Kadiz (travelled well, didn't do anything wrong)
Cotubanama (slowly away, ran on well)
Gingernut (similar)
Chynna (pace and tired)
Hard Forest (very good pace, tired markedly in closing stages, may have gone stride too fast)
Red Hut Red (very keen, ruined chance, may show more if settles)

Light My Fire (professional, ran to line) No form lines as yet
Dame Gladys (terrible start and off pace, ran on well to get competitive, chance of better)
Josiebond (big price, ran on in closinfg stages) 
Kodinar (relatively short price) 

Sabre (very impressive turn of foot) not sure about rest
Moojim (small, pace, beat rest easy)

Dave Dexter (won well)
Glory Fighter (fancied, nice looking, keen, ran well and go better when settling)
Thegreatestshowman (showed good pace and battling type, not bad)
Well Done Fox (cost a lot, showed pace but tired in final furlong. May be better)