Promising two-year-old Armando will bid to make it three wins from as many starts when he lines up in Saturday’s G3 Cape Of Good Hope Nursery at Kenilworth.
The Brett Crawford trained son of What A Winter was most impressive when scoring a smooth one length win in the Listed Somerset 1200 and he should again give a good account of himself on Saturday.
On his Somerset 1200 win, Armando holds fellow Nursery contenders Captain Tatters (beaten one length), Ground Control (beaten two lengths) and Fearless Warrior.
The latter, however, appeared to run below his best in the Somerset 1200 when beating only two home, and the son of hot young sire Vercingetorix should be given another chance on Saturday. Hailing from a yard with some top class two-year-olds, the Vaughan Marshall trained colt has won two of three starts and impressed last time out when accounting for a field which included the much vaunted General Franco among others.
The General Franco formline will also be represented through promising What A Winter colt Three Two Charlie. The latter, second to the Frankel sired General Franco on debut, really impressed when romping home to win at his only other start and he could well be a factor on Saturday. His stable mate Snow Report, second to Somerset runner up Captain Tatters on debut, also really caught the eye when romping home next time out –and he too could be anything.
Savvy took three runs to break his maiden and appears the Snaith second stringer behind Captain Tatters.