Naas Sun, 5th Nov, 2017
Still Standing He promised to do that in Leopardstown last week, and he was very good there today. I was delighted with the filly as well. She just got a bit tired in the last half-furlong. He (Colin Keane) thought she was going to get to him but then just got a bit tired. It’s heavy ground. They both went on it but they both would prefer a bit better ground. I’d say he will stay a mile and a half and Colm thinks he’s a nice horse.
Gowran Park Sat, 30th Sep, 2017
Masterstonemason It was quite tacky in Listowel [when Masterstonemason was second] so the ground was going to be no problem today. The ground is a lot drier than yesterday. It is still going to take a good bit of getting. His experience was a big help and I think he’ll go on any ground. He’s a biggish horse, about 16.2, and is only growing into himself. If it was two and a half miles I think he’d win by an awful lot more as he stays at it forever.
Gowran Park Sat, 16th Sep, 2017
The King He was very good. He was very green and Shane said he got himself into a place he didn't want to be because they'd gone very steady and he thought 'oh god they are going to sprint now' but he was good when he pulled him out,. He really quickened up well, he quickened up like a good horse. He's going to be a nice staying horse. I don't know where he'll go, we'll wait and see. He did that really well. We've always thought he was nice and he is in the Irish Guineas and the Derby. He's got a few good entries. We've been waiting all year for him. He's won now and we'll wait and see.