Little Bridge in good form for the Group 1 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot

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Little Bridge in good form for the Group 1 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot
Little Bridge, son of Faltaat, out of mare Golden Rose, has been thrown into unfamiliar conditions, since he made the journey from his home-track of Sha Tin, Hong Kong to Royal Ascot, where he is Group 1 King's Stand Stakes bound at Royal Ascot on
19th June, 2012.
The six-year-old gelding is used to different conditions, but his trainer, Danny Shum believes that he is all set to take on the challenge, the trainer has slight ground concerns as he stated:
"I'd like it if the ground was good, I think he can handle that. Unfortunately a lot of people have been saying the ground is too soft so I will walk the track on Monday. It's quite hard to get used to the weather but the horse is getting better every
day and I think he'll be spot-on on raceday."
The bay gelding has an impressive record with nine victories out of nineteen starts, finishing twice as a runner-up and once in third place.
The trainer is uncertain if the runner will stay at Great Britain after this race, as there are a number of opportunities that can be considered, referring to this, the trainer stated:
"He'll just run on Tuesday as I wanted to run him in a race in Japan in September and he'll go into quarantine after the race."
Little Bridge seems to be in good form since he has claimed two consecutive victories in his last two starts and is currently on a hat-trick.
Under Zac Purton’s command, the gelding excelled in the Group 2 Sprint Cup on 29th April, 2012, and downed the J. Moore trained, Leading City, by a margin of ¾ of a length.
Joy And Fun, trained by Derek Cruz, also made the journey from the Far East and the main race on his agenda is the July Cup at Newmarket.
The runner also has an entry in the King’s Stand Stakes, and it will be interesting to see the rivalry renew between him and Little Bridge, since Joy And Fun previously defeated him in the HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup at Sha Tin in September, 2011.



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