Just six per cent of grandparents fitted into the Quiet Reminiscers
He broke a bone in his knee in two places, but he seems to have recovered pretty well" - Donie Magnier, the owner-breeder of Reminiscer
, after the eight-year-old defied top weight in the two-mile handicap hurdle
The Arthur Moore-trained Theatre Lane, officially rated 102 and an eye-catcher when fourth to Reminiscer
in a handicap at Punchestown in January, is napped for the Cashel Opportunity Maiden Hurdle, in which he'll be ridden by Danny Howard.
While accepting the degree of nostalgia that tends to locate golden ages in the prime of the life of any reminiscer
, it is significant that many commentators located the high point of British platform culture in these middle decades of the century rather than in the later period.
THEATRE LANE (Arthur Moore): A good fourth to Reminiscer
on his handicap debut and a horse to watch over the coming weeks.
Paul Carberry increased his lead over the absent Barry Geraghty - riding for Martin Pipe at Wincanton - to 13 with a double on Native Commander and Reminiscer