17th Jun 2021 | Royal Ascot

Ascot: Boomshalaa

Beat the useful Arousing at Windsor (well clear of third horse) despite not getting the easiest of trips. Strong traveller who should cope with step back in trip.

I thought it would take a very good horse to beat Arousing at Windsor, and Boomshalaa did just that carrying 5lbs more. Roger Varian’s colt is now 2-2 this season and has been visually impressive on both occasions.

His win at Windsor was accompanied by a decent speed figure (despite difficult trip) and there’s still much more to come. He drops back to 5f for the first time but he should get a good strong pace to aim at, whilst also not being short of speed. A handicap mark of 93 makes him competitive.

1pt Boomshalaa to win 6/1 with Bet365
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 18:44 17th Jun, 2021 but subject to change