And they say racing is not a sport in which you should let emotion run away with you.
24 hours ago my heart wanted to select Riverside Theatre to win the high class running of the Peterborough Chase. But the head said that I should not. After all, by the admission of owner actor Jimmy Nesbitt, and trainer Nicky Henderson, Riverside Theatre was woeful last season.
And, for much of the race today, he didn't look any better. But when Barry Geraghty is in the saddle, the impossible is possible.
Nesbitt said of the fightback that saw Riverside Theatre . . .
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