Posted by Tania Kindersley.
It’s a very good thing that Sarah is out of the country, so she cannot see what I am doing to our blog.
Some very clever person has put up a video of Frankel’s race on the YouTube already. It appears to have come off RTE, so one gets the added bonus of the glorious Ruby Walsh commentating after the race. I’m very fond of John Francome, on Channel Four, but there is no one quite like Ruby.
Here it is:
Note the excellent calling of the race by Simon Holt. He is not nearly as famous as the great Peter O’Sullivan, but he gets better and better at rising to the big occasion. He has given me goosebumps in the past when calling Kauto Star home. And he did it again today.
If you want to see the thing in a slightly larger format, follow the link here.