I was pleased Politesse justified my confidence on Saturday and won nicely for us at Thurles in the gorgeous county of Tipperary. It was odd watching racing from Ireland without any spectators but well done to all involved for getting the meeting on. Long may racing continue in Ireland, even if it is behind closed doors.
Sadly the extra weight did tell when the jockey aboard Sizing Pottsie decided to try and win the race from start to finish. Except for one bad jump, all was going well until two fences from home. While still in second, but a tired . . .
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