I can't quite believe that happened yesterday. I'm still in a bit of a daze to be honest and must have watched the race close to 100 times. I've had winners as a part of other syndicates before but this was our first as the Sheep as a Lamb syndicate and the scenes at Wetherby afterwards are something I'll never forget.
The below Racing UK twitter link I must have watched close to 100 times and I don't think I'll ever get tired of the commentary "Shantewe, under hands and heels for Gavin Sheehan, Jamie Snowden and the Sheep as a Lamb Synd...
A tremendous morning up at Folly House, sun shining and blue skies. I arrived to learn Shantewe would be doing her first piece of work on the grass as there had been some well overdue overnight rain.
Shantewe worked with two more experienced horses, Blue Bullet and Redbridge Gold who ran a nice 2nd in a good Carlisle bumper recently. As with all of her work this year she took it in her stride and did it nicely on the bridle. The video can be seen below.
Shantewe (near side), Redbridge Gold (middle), Blue Bullet (far)