Fallon admitted: "They didn't expect her to win the Nell Gwyn
The Nell Gwyn
came a bit early for her but she has come on for that run - she looks better in herself and is going better.
NEARLY THERE: Fantasia and Frankie Dettori (left) in the Nell Gwyn
Cracker: Blue Rocket's (right) run in the Nell Gwyn
It was a time when the theatre had just reopened after 17 years of Puritan suppression and the stars of the day included Nell Gwyn
, Doll Common and Mary Betterton.
This time he runs Favourita this time who will be trying to reverse Nell Gwyn
form with Karen's Caper after finishing a one-and-aquarter-length third.
But when Charles II issues a royal decree, at the behest of his mistress Nell Gwyn
(Tapper), permitting women to act and forbidding men from taking their roles, Ned watches forlornly as his dresser, Maria (Danes), becomes the first woman to tread the boards.
Osaila has done particularly well this winter and could also go to Newbury, or she could go to Newmarket for the Nell Gwyn
Top races like Wednesday's Nell Gwyn
Stakes (G1) and Thurday's Craven Stakes (G3) offer connections the chance to measure the form of their contenders leading up to the big races.
SIR HENRY Cecil suddenly found himself with the new favourite for the Qipco 1000 Guineas as Hot Snap appeared from nowhere in more ways than one in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn
Stakes at Newmarket yesterday.
The filly faces just ten rivals in the Poule D'Essai Des Pouliches and a follow up after her sevenlength romp in the Nell Gwyn
is very much on the cards.
LUCA CUMANI'S smart filly Fantasia looks difficult to oppose as she makes her seasonal reappearance in the Leslie Harrison Memorial Nell Gwyn
Stakes at Newmarket.