The debonair Turftalk Tom stole the show – and quite a few hearts – on day two at Doncaster with a 15/1 double courtesy of the heavily-backed Nemoralia (7/4f) in the opener and Gretchen (5/1) in the stayers’ smash-up.
With Realtra (25/1) wiping out all selections – as well as half the field when winning the second – both Paddy and Matt were all in on 7/2 fav Humphrey Bogart to try and get a score on the board before he got chinned in the sprint.
But that was then and this is now.
Gutaifan looks to get the panel off to a flyer on Friday with 75 per cent of the vote but with 12 different selections in the last three races – someone is going to have a lot of explaining to do ahead of the St Leger & Irish Champion Stakes weekend.
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