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The key to interpreting twoyear-old sprint maidens is to look for the sequence in which horses come off the bridle.
The y160,000 euros purchase was soon off the bridle in the seven-furlong test and even with two furlongs to run, it did not seem likely he would be in the money.
The Ferdy Merphy-trained Supreme Builder barely came off the bridle when scoring on his handicap debut at Carlisle and an 8lb rise is unlikely to stop him following up in the Kit Patterson Memorial "National Hunt" Novices' Hurdle.
If he comes off the bridle too soon, the rider may need some oxygen
This doesn't look as competitive, but he has yet to win beyond 1m11/2f and has never found much off the bridle.
He claimed that he was off the bridle before halfway, and Canford Cliffs has never been off the bridle in his life.
MINGUN BELL (H Cecil) Barely came off the bridle to pulverise a decent field at Southwell on Tuesday and it will be no surprise to see this colt make swift progress.
The unbeaten John Gosdentrained filly barely came off the bridle to justify odds of 1-3 in the fillies' Group 2, cruising into the lead under Jimmy Fortune to beat Snoqualmie Girl by two lengths.
Backed in to 14-1 from his opening show of 33s, the son of Tillerman was slowly away but travelled well and was last off the bridle charging up the hill.