He looked top class in the Dante and I thought he was unlucky not to win the Derby, so a weakish
Group 3 like this should be well within his grasp.
The 2m division looked weakish
this term, lacking genuine star quality even allowing for the progress of Finian's Rainbow.
Admittedly his Ffos Las win came in a weakish
race, but Mohayer appeared to be in the form of his life and, bar one or two rivals, I don't think this afternoon's contest is any better.
15 Stratford, nap) Lucy Wadham's enigmatic nine-year-old looks to have been found a weakish
race to get the wheels back on after a couple of disappointments.
The Way We Were Edward O'Grady 5th in 2m maiden hurdle at Naas last Sunday One paddock watcher described this son of Definite Article as a weakish
sort with a bit of a frame to fill out.
Maggio is a danger on his Irish form in Graded hurdles, but he had been beaten in two weakish
novices in Britain before that and remains a maiden after 13 starts.
Formosina has been absent since July and is penalised for winning a weakish
Group 2 at the Curragh in June.
However, taking on weakish
rivals over 6f on good to soft ground is a completely different test to the one he is faced with in the Norfolk Stakes this afternoon, when he will have to bring a lot more to the table against established speedsters.
They failed to finish first in 2006 and 2002 despite being long odds-on on both occasions and it would take a brave punter to back them even in a weakish
group alongside hosts South Africa, Mexico and Uruguay.