Story Is Just Beginning

It seems as though all of racing have been sat waiting for the weather to brighten up. Since the sun began to peak out from behind the clouds, Kevin has been able to get his juveniles son to the track. With one winner already in the books, End Of Story made a winning debut when he took the 5f Join Our Free Bet Club At Vickers.Bet Restricted Maiden Stakes at Thirsk.

In the past couple of years, Kevin has found some success with the progeny of Bungleinthejungle. Proving to be fast and powerful youngsters, the yard has seen more and more of his offspring arriving. End Of Story was purchased from the Book 2 sale at Goffs Orby and early on showed that he should be a sharp, early type.

Despite coming to hand early on, the recent ground conditions meant that Kevin just wanted to wait with his 2yo team. It was a frustrating as there were a handful ready to go but watching many of the juveniles events, they looked testing races. End Of Story had done everything right at home and headed to a busy Thirsk Hunt Cup meeting for his debut.

Kevin Stott was booked for the ride and after showing a very professional attitude throughout the pre-lims, End Of Story would continue that through the race. Jumping smartly, End Of Story was quick into his stride and immediately moved to the front. It was great start, ensuring that he wasn’t stuck out on a wing from his draw of stall 2. Pressing the leader, End Of Story shows bright speed through the early stages.

The pace of the race would take a toll early on some of the field, showing distinct signs of greeness. End Of Story travelled well throughout the contest and moving past halfway he looked to be travelling the best of all. Kevin loosen the reins moving into the final 2f and his mount responded, overtaking the leader and kicking for home. Having Kevin in the saddle was a great addition, with him knowing exactly what to expect from the yard’s 2yo’s.

Although little could get into the race from too far back, it was End Of Story who looked to be in control. Being his debut run meant that it was no foregone conclusion but he did look full of running. Stott was working away but just hands and heels, as his mount just lugged ever so slightly. End Of Story continued to find and once he had a bit of company, the colt kicked clear again, striding out in the final 1/2f to win by a cosy 1 length.

It was a very taking debut performance from End Of Story and he has shown himself to be a promising 2yo. Having shown professional attitude he also showed a very willing attitude when asked to go and win his race. Arguably the final 1/2f was his best and he looks the type to be just as good at 6f as the year progresses. Royal Ascot is just around the corner and End Of Story does look the type who could potentially be one for the big meeting.

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