Since midweek, Silviniaco Conti had been backed as if there was no settling day
and he could hardly have been more impressive.
Given that hardly a penny piece was taken for him from British punters, his connections and their friends must have shovelled money on him as if there was no such thing as settling day
for him to go off at 16-1 in such a strong market.
It would be far better if it happened before the 12th of July because anybody with any imagination would know the 12th of July will be the settling day
On that last afternoon of victory it was eight years since he had first won at the Festival but devotees of the cult steamed in as if there was no settling day
Ruby's dad Ted took the race with Papillon, who was backed as if there was no settling day
on the morning of the race in 2000, though Jack High is a very different type of horse.
But before anyone steams in to back Quinz as if they have just abolished settling day
, Hobbs points out that he is also intending to run another improving sort in 10-1 shot Mostly Bob.
He was backed as if there was no such thing as settling day
despite the fact that there was one concern over him - namely, whether or not he would get the trip.
Forgotten Voice backed as if it was settling day
down to 4-1 favourite.
The Irish bet on bumper races as if money had lost all value and there will never be a settling day
I left Castle Mullins that afternoon convinced that Dawn Run was a shoo-in at the Festival and, as those were days of money and courage, lumped on the mare at 14-1 as if settling day
was just something nasty that happened to other people.