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    Ray1891
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    I was quite suprised he suggested this is the target, He looks like he could win the RSA

    #1479651
    FinalFurlong91
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    Didnt think much of his jumping

    Champagne classic would take half a length off him at every fence

    #1479685
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    They are at different stages of their careers though. Classic has had a fair few more chase starts. Carefully Selected has a big engine + if going here will get away with jumping safer at the slower pace. Whether that means he’s good enough to beat classic or not is another thing. I personally think he very much would be.

    Yesterday’s run was all about the experience as he’s very light there. He did it well over a trip probably too short. Some have said the others didn’t try….Speak Easy was certainly trying before he fell and he’s a decent yardstick.

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    #1479686
    MarkTTMarkTT
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    I wouldn’t want CS in front anywhere other than after the last as he’s made mistakes, looked ponderous and slowed into his fences when leading.

    I think they’ll go here now unless the RSA cuts up

    #1479698
    thewexfordman
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    Carefully Selected is not yet eligible for this race I believe

    #1479705
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    Needs a run over 3 TWM which is why the ten up and a few other races have been mentioned

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    #1480538
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    A little blue on oddschecker for Early Doors. I’ve added another point on him. Personally think right now, he could be one of the best bets of the festival with a view to shortening up.
    Probably hasn’t the actual class of the other two but he has:

    Form at the track
    Qualified for the race
    JP owned- that i can see the only one that is likely to get there
    Likely to have a crack amateur on because of owner/trainer
    Qualified- Carefully Selected still needs to do that

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    #1480581
    KevMcKevMc
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    Had been having a look at him myself Jack as i like the horse but isn’t staying the trip a large worry?

    #1480585
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    Had been having a look at him myself Jack as i like the horse but isn’t staying the trip a large worry?

    I suppose it’s no certainty but he was staying on at Galway + more recently didn’t look a non-stayer over 3m1 when impeded badly?

    If it was a complete bog i’d worry more, but i’d like to think he’d be given a ride by one of the top amateurs probably DOC + produced at the business end if all went to plan. He might not win all the same as the front 2 are potentially very classy animals but the 33s just screams shortener to me!

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    #1480592
    KevMcKevMc
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    Aye i can see DOC taking the ride and 33s is probably a bit big each way even with the distance concern.

    #1480626
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    That lasted long…not even entered. Lovely, very strange.

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    #1480909
    Mike007
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    I was never convinced in Carefully Selected on half decent ground been saying for a while. Today was further evidence. Now that the race is less of a stamina test I’ve convinced myself that a sound Champagne Classic will coast home.

    #1480914
    MarkTTMarkTT
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    The mistakes are when he leads, so hopefully he’ll be dropped in at Cheltenham. Don’t know why Townend keeps making tha same mistake.

    #1480915
    FinalFurlong91
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    A fair few firms have cut champagne classic and lengthened carefully selected

    Not surprising as he walked through that fence, make a mistake like that against better opposition and its race ove

    #1480916
    Mike007
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    Don’t think it made any difference today that he led as he was lobbing along his own pace without being pressured. At Cheltenham his jumping will get found out whatever the tactics unless he sorts it out.

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