Talking Horses: Existent well priced to eclipse Winter Power at Haydock

By: Greg Wood Saturday 21 May 2022

At 12-1 the Stuart Williams trained horse appears to have crept in unnoticed and seems a safer bet than Tim Easterby’s 13-8 filly

The official ratings suggest that Winter Power, last season’s Nunthorpe Stakes winner, has at least 9lb in hand of her 11 rivals in Saturday’s Temple Stakes at Haydock, but Tim Easterby’s filly disappointed twice after her Group One success and will need to be back to something like her best to win this well-contested Group Two.

There were no obvious excuses for either of those poor runs and though Winter Power won first time up in 2021, a price of around 13-8 seems very short in the circumstances.

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