The only moment I thought Taghrooda might not win the feature race on Thursday came shortly before the off. It was when I saw one master give a pep talk to another.
Aidan O'Brien was intense as he gave Ryan Moore instructions on how to ride Tapestry. Clearly the orders included one to hang on the coattails of Taghrooda. With the master that is Ryan Moore in the saddle, Tapestry brought off the coup of the day at York. The 1/5 odds on shot, the unbeaten up to then Taghrooda, was beaten by a better horse.
I understand . . .
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