Sarah Humphrey Racing Newsletter
Postbridge ran a much better race at Huntingdon this week. I would have prefered to go to Uttoxeter, but they had lots of rain during the week and the ground there turned heavy.
The race at Huntingdon was a mares only novice chase with three of the runners being rated in the 130’s for hurdling, so we knew we were only, in reality, running for a place, but I still thought it would be a good idea to go as the ground and field size were in our favour.
I wanted her to have a nice run, get her confidence up and finish her race properly. She went off in front, loved leading and jumped superbly. The class of the three very good runners told towards the end and although none of them jumped as well as her, they ran on and Postbridge was fourth. She enjoyed herself and now dropped into her own class should have every chance of going several places better. She is a tricky character and it again shows the advantages of doing other things such as cross-country schooling with them. Above and below are pictures of her doing that which she loved. She was tremendously bold and took on everything. Her next outing could well be at Fakenham in around eight days time.
This week should see ‘Who You For‘ returning to the track. He was going last week, but again Chepstow had a lot of rain and the ground turned heavy. He has entries for Towcester and Doncaster.
Knights Parade has an entry for Hereford where, unbelievably, the ground is good to firm. We hope it stays that way as he likes that.