*Official Preview – In running* – Gold Cup

Mick thinks Kauto Star is the most versatile horse in his lifetime and he has ridden him…he doesn’t say when?? He says he has speed and stamina. He thinks KS won’t be bothered if Denman hammers away up front….in fact he says Denman will set the race up for him! He thinks 6/1 is good value for Nicholls to train 1st 3. Likes Halcon Generaladais also and says he deserves his chance. He now bigs up Denman somewhat but thinks KS is better. King says tremendous performance by HG in Welsh National and goes there in very good form. He thinks KS is in a different league. Interestingly he is not sure Denman will even finish 2nd. Tom disagrees with everyone so far and likes Denman more than KS stating GS is sort of race that will suit the type Denman is eg a grinder. Thinks it’s between the big two and will be a fantastic race. No mention of my fancy Exotic Dancer yet! Paul says the Irish one (Fistfullofdollars?) will be supplemented but won’t win. He’s backed HC without the first two. Audience asked for a vote…about 60/40 in favour of KS. Still no mention of Exotic Dancer! Paul – World Shift won good point to point owned by Harry Findlay at weekend and could be future GC contender! An interesting tip. Exotic Dancer still not mentioned.