A son of Forest Master
and Forest Daisy, Apollo ran just two races in an unraced stake at Shelbourne.
It's the final of the Tote Gold Cup at Shelbourne Park which looks a match between Derby and Laurels runner-up Tyrur Laurel in the stripes and FOREST MASTER
, with slight preference for the latter.
Her litter-brother Forest Master
, a Tote Gold Cup and North West Derby finalist, combined with her to make theirs the best litter thrown by Colorado Tina, a 440m Milton Keynes graded winner.
The first semi final looks all set up for FOREST MASTER
who has the early pace to lead up this field.
Among the entries are a few dogs that contested the Derby at Wimbledon, the likes of Ballymac Under, Ballymac Bull, Slip The Lark and Forest Master
8.00: Evs Forest Master
, 11-4 Side Bet, 9-2 Lenson Smoothie, 8 Superhods Lady, 10 Tyrur Kerril, 12 Farney King.
He did 28.54sec at Shelbourne during the first round of the Tote Gold Cup [beat Slip The Lark by three lengths, with subsequent Scottish Derby fourth Forest Master
in third] which shows that he's got plenty of class.