RACING: Colt Has Sights Set on Derby Record
Wood, Greg, The Independent (London, England)
Racing fans cry "wonder horse" so regularly that the claim must always be treated with care, but in Celtic Swing we may have found the most talented performer since Dancing Brave, perhaps even since Brigadier Gerard.
Celtic Swing, a two-year-old trained at Arundel by Lady Herries, won the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster in October by 12 lengths, an unheard of margin in a top-class event.
The most significant verdict on the performance came from the mathematicians with stopwatches who analyse race-times, all of whom agreed that Celtic Swing's victory was the finest by a two-year-old for many years.
His reappearance at the start of his Classic season, …
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