Horse Racing: Wi Dud Can Swoop to the Rescue of Ryan's Season
McGrath, Chris, The Independent (London, England)
It is nearly 300 years since the birth of Flying Childers, and his contemporary reputation as "the fleetest horse ever bred" no longer bears much scrutiny. It seems that he contested a grand total of two matches, one over four miles in 1721 and another over six in 1722. As such, there could scarcely be a greater contrast in the young sprinters seeking to crown a busy first season by winning the race named in his honour at York today.
Nobody deserves the prize more than the trainer of Wi Dud. After showing a Midas touch at the top level last season, Kevin Ryan has not mustered a single Group race this time round. Instead he has endured an exasperating series of near …
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