Talking Horses Monday October 11th 2021

Good to see Mickle follow up a successful Saturday with 15/2 winner Spanish Star. Looking set for another run, Mickle. Well done. And Rakib scores with Longseior at 7/2. Nice work.

Let me know if I’ve missed you out by posting on the Winners thread.

The blog’s nap was stone last. Nap for Monday is Volatile Analyst at 9/2, 4.10 Musselburgh.

I will update the spreadsheet Hitlist on Monday afternoon.

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  1. Jeez it’s back to Monday again somehow ….
    A quid or two in a few !

    1.20 Dandys Max 8-1 ew NAP
    Changed yards and last run was a jog round Hamilton. It has previous form under old trainer at this track and won’t mind the soft ground.

    4.10 Eagleway 14-1 ew

    Taking a total Flyer on this one after the wind op. Ran a cracking race at ascot over 7F off a decent break.

    Kempton 7.00 Mishal star 5-1 ew NB

    Drops into handicap after runs in listed races. Handles AW no bother.

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  2. As there doesn’t seem to be any Racing of interest in Ireland for me ’till Thursday I will look to Yarmouth tomorrow for my nap.
    I know this is a serious place to blood a 2 yo. All the Grand Masters like Cecil, Stoute and Gosden used this Racecourse.
    Another Grand Master was da Vinci.
    In the 13.00. I nap Salvator Mundi at 13/2. At least we get to see the Horse. I don’t think I will ever get to see the da Vinci original of Salvator Mundi as it is apparently offshore in an Yacht .
    Salvator Mundi at 13.00 at Yarmouth is my nap.

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    1. As a devotee of Italian Renaissance painting, EGS, you will know that the Salvator Mundi you refer to – the one that is not open to public view (it’s believed to be in a Swiss freeport shed rather than on a superyacht in the Gulf) and owned by the de facto owner of Newcastle United FC – is at best only attributed wholly or in part to Leonardo da Vinci. At the very least its authorship is disputed. It has always looked a bit chocolate boxy to me. As for the 2yo at Yarmouth, Bjorn Nielsen’s Saviour of the World sets his stall out to be a good horse with a name like that, doesn’t it. (Bit surprised Sue Magnier didn’t have the name on her extensive reserve list.) But is he the real deal?

      As a London resident I can go every day to the National Gallery to enjoy paintings that are indisputably by Leonardo – and in my view far more profound and moving than that one stuck behind a wall of jostling tourists in Paris.

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      1. Harry, a late reply as I was busy posting on a forum to which you can never darken it’s doorstep.
        I know that painting is not Bona fide. I don’t need questionable experts to tell me what looks like a Da Vinci or a Caravaggio or not. When I get socked in the mouth I know the authorship

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        1. Straddling both forums like a horseracing colossus, egs… though I dare say the ‘saviour of the world’ might see it as serving God and Mammon , which we all know is impossible.

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  3. Racing on the soft side of tricky today…Where did the jumps go! Anyway,,,Clay Reggazonia carries the nap Muss 5.20 ( 9/2 or so) and Victory Angel in the 3.35 is a shot at a NB. ( 15/2).

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  4. Nap: Beryl Burton, 2.40 Yar. 16/5.
    NB: Special Mayson 4 25 Yar. 13/8
    Treble with Infrared 4.00 Wolves. Evens. Buick on board there, interesting to see if he can peg OM back a bit more today. He has a bunch of favourites.

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    1. The Bu not having the best day, Infra being a second NR for him, after being backed to odds on. Beryl Burton probably suffering from a bad draw, a marked-up 4th.

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  5. First nap for a few days. BAGUE D’OR in the 14:05 at Yarmouth.

    I see EGS has made a solid start to the Auldchiel Bòoby Prize for October with a last place for Order of Australia at Keeneland on Saturday with 61 points. Worse still, I followed EGS over the cliff.

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    1. Jonathan,
      Yes we are leading with 61 points each unless there are very shy individuals who refuse to out themselves as nappers of Horses who finish last.
      I thought it was a slow start to October but it is now game on.

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