Last weekend proved to be a mixed bag and, sadly, the last day that we shall see two very fine horses take to the track.
It was clear fairly early on that all was not well with the sensation of this past flat season, the Jessica Harrington trained Alpha Centauri. A clipped joint in her fetlock and the filly has, quite sensibly I believe, been retired. She won six of her ten starts earning over a million and a quarter pounds in prize money. She owes owners and bookies nothing. Her win at Ascot this past summer will live long . . .
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