30th November news

Promising 4th on debut from Eternally Yours

It was on writing the preview to today's bumper at Musselburgh, that whilst not containing an obvious 'star of the future' the quality in depth of the runners was striking for a race at this track.

And it certainly proved so. McCain's Sonic (eventual second) set a brisk tempo from the get-go, and it never really let up at any stage. Indeed, the time for the race indicated that this was bumper run at a genuine pace.
Callum didn't need to worry too much about settling Eternally Yours in rear, as she ran quite green on the inside behind the good pace. Even off such a quick gallop, the winner (Mick Easterby's Town Head) travelled smoothly in a prominent position, clearly appreciating the sound surface. Meanwhile the 3rd place horse (Colby) and 4th (our filly) raced in rear, but made progress weaving though a ruck of horses in the final 3 furlongs.
Both of these first timers finished with a fair rattle for the minor placings, each catching the eye of media pundits.

The green-ness evident from the naked eye, was also apparent when Eternally Yours was being unsaddled, with The Jockey blowing more than the filly!
But seriously, a fine ride by Callum on a young filly making her debut against a field of (mostly) geldings. She seemed to enjoy the whole experience, and in about a week's time, all being well, we'll turn our thoughts to where next.

Thimble leading Reeva
Eternally Yours (Kingy) nearside pictured in a gallop with 'Reeva'


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