|Attain and Shelley score at Lingfield|
|Kemsing chilling the day after his win|
On Wednesday, Duke Of Diamonds makes his comeback after a winter break. He has strengthened right up and matured mentally as well. His work has been great but he is quite a tubby horse so will likely improve for the run. He is lightly raced and I hope he can improve throughout the year.
|Moment To Dream (Chloe) & Duke Of Diamonds (Liam)|
|Star Of The Stage (Tess) & Veeraya (Ross)|
I went to the Tattersalls Ascot Breeze Up Sales on Wednesday and came away with two lovely looking colts. The Breeze Ups are a bit different to normal sales as you get to see the youngsters galloping over two furlongs before they are sold in the afternoon. This gives you a great look into the horse's attitude and action. as well as obviously giving you an insight into its ability. It's unusual that I pick a horse before the sale, like it when it gallops, like it even more when I inspect them after and then, finally, can afford them but this just happened twice in one day!
The first purchase is a lovely bay colt by first season sire Elzaam. He is really athletic-looking but seems sure to grow a bit more into a nice horse.
The second buy is a strapping colt by Group 1 sprinter Mayson. He is a bit smaller but looks like he will be an early type, ready to win this spring.
|Elzaam colt (Adam) & Mayson colt (Liam)|
Before these two new boys run, it looks likely that we will have had a juvenile runner as Secret Ballerina continues to impress. She has taken every step of her racehorse journey very well and this week she went through the stalls for the first time with no bother. She will do it again this week and gallop once more before hopefully hitting the track next Monday.
|Little Orchid (Sam), Secret Ballerina (Liam) & Silver Alliance (Mark)|
The ground was way too soft for Sabre Rock to make his comeback at Doncaster last weekend so we've decided just to give him a few weeks more to get him fully fit for his return. He did a nice piece of work on Saturday with Harry Bosch who has come out of his winter break as well as ever and will be back racing again this month.
|Harry Bosch (Ross) & Sabre Rock (Mark)|
|Go On Gal (Mark) & Candesta (Sam)|
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THREE TO FOLLOW UPDATE
Wins from Attain and Kemsing have given the rankings a real shake-up and it is now very tight at the top.