Nice double on Thursday

The horses seem to be in good form on the whole, and it was nice to see the three year olds Rubens Dream and Anif get off the mark at Haydock and Ripon respectively.

Rubens Dream had a nasty injury last year and has take a lot of time to get over it. He rewarded his owners patience in extraordinary fashion when just getting up on the line, having looked like he might be tailed off at the beginning of the race. The whole experience should bring him on again as he is a very laid back horse.

Anif was sick for most of last year, but has always showed ability. He came on a lot for his first run at Newbury and was always in control at Ripon. Like Rubens Dream there should be plenty more to come from him.