10/1 winners are harder to find these days. So it is that I was particularly gutted to see that Grape Street Flame won at that price. If you look back at my preview of the 1.40 at Plumpton you'll see that I believed that horse was the greatest threat to multiple winner Southway Star.
The 7 pound claim of the jockey clearly made all the difference for Grape Street Flame, regardless of the softer going underfoot.
I had considered backing her each way but the best price available last night was only 13/2. I was out . . .
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