There were more non runners at Newmarket on Friday than there were people in attendance.
Inevitably very soft ground saw trainers withdraw horses they believed would not like the ground.
I cannot help but feel Magic Wand would have been very competitive in the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket. But that one was withdrawn leaving the two John Gosden stablemates to take each other on. Frankie Dettori chose to try and win from the front aboard Terebellum. Big mistake, Frankie. Stablemate Nazeef picked him off late on and continued his long winning run. Nazeef is a gutsy horse who . . .
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