Frodon back in Gold Cup contention after Cheltenham success on soft

By: Chris Cook at Doncaster Sunday 25 October 2020
  • Frodon wins on rain-softened ground despite weight
  • Mac Swiney wins Vertem Futurity at Doncaster

Frodon is once more a Gold Cup contender, having produced a hugely impressive weight-carrying performance to score his sixth success at Cheltenham. He and his effervescent jockey, Bryony Frost, have been one of the most popular teams since their Ryanair win at last year’s Festival and it can only be hoped there will be some sort of crowd present to cheer them on if they line up for the big race itself in March.

“Weight stops trains but it was about the only thing that was going to stop us today,” Frost said. “The rest of the field knew that the way to beat me was to try to keep pushing me forward and for the weight to tell.”

Continue reading...