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Watch Out For Lostintranslation At Spring Festivals

I was very happy with Lostintranslation in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle.

He made a mistake at the second last; he kind of landed up the backside of the winner, Summerville Boy. He couldn’t get his momentum then but he’s a horse to definitely keep an eye out for at some of the spring festivals and later on over two and a half maybe.

Buveur d’Air regaining his title was the highlight of yesterday’s racing. Being the first horse since Hardy Eustace to do that is an incredible feat. It was a super performance and Melon made him work very hard for it.

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The ride Ruby Walsh gave Benie Des Dieux in the Mares’ Hurdle was top class also!

The heavy ground was very hard work yesterday. It’ll be a bit drier today and more gluey I think. It’s tough work when it’s as heavy as it was yesterday, especially on the novices.

They went at some pace in the Arkle and it probably played into Footpad’s hands a bit the fact Petit Mouchoir and Brain Power were going very hard.

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He made a mistake at the fourth or fifth fence down the hill away from the stands but he learned from it. As good a jumper as these novices are they’ll always make a mistake somewhere and that’s the first mistake he’s made but he showed he has plenty of bottle for chasing. He came back into the race and jumped very well.




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