Pilgrim Goose and You Da Man
are definitely punters' enemy numbers one and two and if anyone of them ever wins a race I will give up gambling.
Richard Hannon jr is hoping the penny has dropped with You Da Man
after the Alzao colt had won his first race on turf in the 12-furlong handicap.
The colt was completing a Goodwood double for Hannon, who was also on the mark at Newmarket with You Da Man
after a rare winnerless Royal Ascot.
You Da Man
has been a hard horse to win with, but Paul Fitzsimons found the key in the 10-furlong maiden.
After the winner had mastered the unwilling You Da Man
, Holland said: "I wasn't told he was that good.
On the all-weather at Lingfield, You Da Man
can make it third time lucky on the sand in the Bet Direct From Littlewoods Maiden Stakes (2.10).
There was a tremendous on-course buzz about the chance of the Richard Hannon-trained You Da Man
in the maiden, and owner Buddy Hackett had flown over from the States to attend.