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Offline j.r.b.

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O.P. « 2018-Aug-25, 03:35 AM »
No apparent excuses for his lacklustre 4th at odds on in the Nunthorpe. The race was won by a 7yo gelding who'd not previously won above listed level.

Battaash's sole G1 is last year's Abbaye romp. The Abbaye's a race which can throw up some odd results.

One local commentator expected him to confirm his status today as the best horse in the world. Had I been eating cornflakes at the time, I'd have choked on them.

Performance-wise, he's looking more Deep Field than Black Caviar at this stage.

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« 2018-Aug-25, 11:23 AM Reply #1 »
Gelding him has clearly not fixed things.

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« 2018-Oct-08, 11:45 AM Reply #2 »
Beaten into 4th as favourite in the Abbaye at ParisLongchamps. Led but didn't show anything like the dominance we've seen in past races. He was being chivvied along after about 500m-600m

He's won a couple of G2s this season, but has been beaten each time he has stepped up to G1 level.

As things stand, his only G1 in last year's Abbaye at Chantilly.