This ground is incredibly testing at the moment and will find out many horses. Velasco was disappointing, I just don’t think the penny has dropped yet and his brain works faster than his body. When he eventually learns that the world isn’t going to get he will find life a bit easier. Eastern will drop back in trip and have another go on some nicer ground.
Kimberlite Candy has been allocated 10.10 in the Grand National, the build up started yesterday when the weights were announced. I’m already beginning to feel nervous yet so much water has to pass under the bridge before April 10th.