Logician confirmed for St Leger
Connections of Logician have Verified the unbeaten colt an runner at the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday.
At winning his first 3 starts Frankel’s boy made his racecourse debut however created a big impression – with a pair of wins at Newbury sandwiching a similarly screen at Newmarket.
Even the John Gosden-trained three-year-old graduated for its Great Voltigeur at York last month and then leapt to Group Two class to the head of ante-post lists to the planet’s oldest Classic with an emphatic victory.
Trainer John Gosden stopped short of committing charge to the Town Moor showpiece at the immediate wake, stating:”We’ll see how he is in the subsequent 10 days before we make any choice regarding where he goes next.”
However, speaking on Wednesday morning, owner-breeder Khalid Abdullah’s racing manager the green light was given by Teddy Grimthorpe.
Grimthorpe advised the PA news service:”Logician is the intended runner in the St Leger.
“We are always nervous of confirming these things right after a rush in the event we did not get the ideal answer.
“We wanted to make sure Prince Khalid is happy and the horse is happy and that’s the case.
“The horse is also in great shape.”