Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Meade: Road to Respect Ideal for Bid at Gold Cup

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Meade: Road to Respect Ideal for Bid at Gold Cup

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NOEL Meade's Road To Respect has made giant strides since winning a handicap at Cheltenham last year and has been kept fresh since winning a Grade One at Leopardstown at Christmas ahead of today's Gold Cup.

"Nobody could paint a horse that could win a Gold Cup, but anybody who looks at this lad would like him," said Meade. "He is everything you want. He has the most beautiful head, shoulders and depth and strength everywhere. He's the most beautiful horse you could wish to see, so if ever you could paint a Gold Cup winner, you would say this could be one."

The fact Edwulf is even lining up for Joseph O'Brien is a tribute to the Cheltenham vets who treated him after a major scare at the meeting last year. He recuperated well enough to win the Irish Gold Cup last time out to book his place. …

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