They’ve not long been moved into another country with unfamiliar surroundings and brand new training regimes (to a degree). That said, you’d be hard pressed to be able to improve a horse that’s left Willie’s yard.
Laurina i gave up on a good while ago, time for her to make some (expensive) babies. Real Steel travelled well enough and was beaten by a rapidly improving horse. He’ll win a good pot at some point for Nicholls.