Tuesday 1st August, 2017

Worked the two-year-olds this morning and looking forward to running Golden Deal and Tulane next week.  Gradually building up the fitness of the jump string following their summer holidays.  We have some nice new recruits this year and there is optimism in the air.

Off on the annual pilgrimage to Goodwood today and looking forward to meeting up with the owners of our new horses, including Bob and Pauline Scott and Ed Ware.  Always a favourite meeting.  Hopefully the rain will keep away.

Bloodstock agent Geoffrey Howson always runs at leading stallion competition at the major Festivals.  I have gone for Acclamation in the hope that Sir Michael Stoute’s Expert Eye can go close in the 2.25pm.  looks a promising type and one to follow.