We saw on Wednesday that winning experience on the Knavesmire racecourse at York counts for plenty.
El Astronaute won the first race on the day despite coming out of a seemingly unfavourable stall 18. If a horse likes York, it matters. For some reason even some of the better horses do not like the place. Or at least they don't act their best there.
Prior placed or winning experience at York is no guarantee of further success, but when I look at the form of those that have raced their often, I am struck by how consistent the majority . . .
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