While I wouldn't doubt his ability, he doesn't always impress with his awkward head carriage
and there are still questions to answer.
The Mick Easterby-trained youngster looked as if she would prefer a softer surface, judged by a head carriage
which suggested she was either green, uncomfortable on the ground, or both.
The old warrior knows more about the racing game than most punters and has developed an unattractive head carriage
- suggesting that he possibly has his own ideas about when to win.
Camelot generally has a high head carriage
but on this occasion he carried his head noticeably low and between his legs, which I don't like to see in a Flat horse because it signifies the horse isn't happy.
The Sadler's Wells colt quickened well when asked by Murtagh and, despite a high head carriage
, sprinted clear to score by three and a half lengths.
Despite an awkward head carriage
, Larkwing didn't do a lot wrong at Goodwood when losing out by less than a length to Cutting Crew.
Holland asked the horse, who also won this race three years ago, to quicken up two furlongs out and, despite showing his characteristically high head carriage
, Island House stayed on to record a two-and-a-half lengths victory over Rawyaan.
Five races later, he has guided the gelding with an awkward head carriage
and 20,000gns price tag to four victories for more than pounds 100,000 in win prize-money.
Pipped by the experienced Paidrin, Michael Kinane's mount shaped with plenty of promise and, although he appears to have the characteristic high head carriage
of his sire's progeny, should prove well worth noting in the coming weeks.
My Line, who has a low head carriage
, few appearances on the Flat last year and there was a lengthy break between them.
You'd have a head carriage
like that, too, if you were running down a hill," he said, defending his mount.
Putuna does not look the most genuine of characters with her high head head carriage
but she has ability when she consents to put her best foot forward.
Mullins added: "He does have his own way of galloping and a funny head carriage
, but I think his sire Stowaway's sire Slip Anchor used to gallop the same way, so it's come down through the sire line.
But his high head carriage
wasn't encouraging and, unless man-of-the-moment Johnny Murtagh can produce him very late, I expect Broad Meaning to outstay and out battle him.
Spot his high head carriage
as Fitzgerald again threads his way through the pack and tries to bring him on the scene as late as he dares.