Trots Centre: Bomb ticking along nicely, but draw hurts Cup chances

21 October 2021
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Even though it was about nine months ago, it’s hard to forget the form Better Be The Bomb was in when he won a brutally-run Allied Express Casey Classic back in January.

That triumph paved the way for a start in the Del-Re National AG Hunter Cup, and although he was beaten more than 20m by superstar Lochinvar Art, it was the performance of a horse right at the top of his game.

While the recent form guide might tell a different story, trainer Basil Dooley says he has the horse going just as well now as he did back then, but is just screaming out for some luck with the barrier draws.

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