Darling Maltaix

details:

Eight-year-old dark bay

Trainer:

Paul Nicholls

Share Price:

£60 (exc. welcome pack)

Total Number of Shares:

1500

Syndicate term ends:

30.06.2021

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About Darling Maltaix

Darling Maltaix is a 8 year-old Ascot-winning chaser who broke Stratford’s course record last season,,,.

He’s in training with 11-times champion trainer, Paul Nicholls, who is aiming ‘Darling’ at the Summer Plate at Market Rasen in July.

Here’s a brief overview of his last season with Old Gold Racing:

At Newton Abbot in July 2020 he was held up and was in contention at the last and might have won if he hadn’t timed his jump wrong over the final fence. He finished third, beaten 3 lengths. At Uttoxeter in the same month, he wasted a little too much energy fighting his jockey, but still placed again.

Paul Nicholls saw that all that was needed was to eliminate the mistakes. He changed tactics: Darling Maltaix was to become a front runner.

That paid dividends.

At Stratford in September 2020, Darling was 5/1 in a six-runner field. Harry Cobden took him to the front from the start. In the end he held on to beat the favourite by a head. When the dust had settled, Darling had set a new course record.

His next run was at Ludlow, where he won by an astonishing 53 lengths.

Ludlow was supposed to be his last run of the season, but given the margin of victory, Mr Nicholls thought it worth running him again. At Kempton in October, he proved himself to be a little over the top. He has since been rested and is now back in full training, ready and raring to go.

Form

Runs

Wins

2NDs

3RDs

Age

Earnings

25

4

4

5

7

£39,361

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