We have changed our plans for Goodwood but we are still going. Misu Pete has a small abscess in his mouth; it’s clearing up but it wouldn’t be right to run him on Friday. The rain came down hard overnight in parts of the south; in particular Goodwood. They had something like 23ml which has turn the ground good to soft and they could get more rain. This brings Born To Please back into the picture so we have declared her. There are 15 runners and she is drawn 3. Born can get a bit keen so Ellie will have to hold on to her but they should be a strong gallop which will help. If it’s a strong enough test she will finish the race better than most. I think she could run a big race.
The rain has also been at Lingfield. This might not help Bird for Life’s chances but we’ve never tried her on soft ground; I might be wrong she might like it. It’s worth a try!