After a 9lb rise, Solar Impulse meets the runnerup on 4lb worse terms, but, if the blinkers
continue to galvanise, confirming his superiority should be straightforward.
didn't do any harm, he jumped much better today, certainly better than at Haydock.
The champion trainer said: "I have declared Zarkandar in blinkers
for the Aintree Hurdle.
The reason he is wearing blinkers
is because of the way he has run in his last three starts, especially when he won the Irish Champion Stakes when he appeared just to do enough at the end," said O'Brien (pictured below).
He was a little bit disappointing last time, but it was at Cheltenham which it appears he doesn't like, but he's back at Kempton and he wears blinkers
for the first time," said the Nicholashayne trainer.
Last year the blinkers
brought about a lot of improve-men.
We'll have the blinkers
on him again and he has a nice weight and hopefully he can run a respectable race.
He's got the blinkers
on again and they made a big difference to him last year.
Haslam's son Ben said: "He's worn blinkers
before at home and had behaved very well in them and was good in the preparade ring today.
So we suggest you go back to the drawing board and take the blinkers
off, because your attitude clearly makes out you couldn't care less.
There are times when all of us wear such blinkers
or even turn a blind eye to something that is wrong.
Long shot - Keep on Punching: A maiden two months ago, he's 3 for 3 with blinkers
going into his first stakes start for little-known trainer Anthony Saavedra.
It was a different story yesterday as the nine-year-old, running in blinkers
for the first time, captured chasing's most cherished prize .
s Bling Bling Blinkers
protect your pets and children without sacrificing style.
No, Cameron should take a leaf out of Harry Fry's book and introduce blinkers
for the entire British workforce, apart from bus drivers, jumbo jet pilots and creative midfielders - for obvious reasons.