Published mid-May 2021, 300 pages
Dan Briden is interviewing dozens of the country’s leading and lower-profile trainers, bloodstock agents and owners, to learn what they have to say about their current crop of two-year-olds. Featuring comments from Ralph Beckett, Michael Bell, William Haggas, Roger Charlton, Owen Burrows, Angus Gold, Chris Richardson, Harry Herbert, Kirsten Rausing and many others. Each section includes an extensive profile of the horse’s pedigree together with direct quotes from the connections. Marten adds his thoughts in one chapter highlighting the horses of interest to him, with personal insights drawn from his past recollections of the sires, mares and families of the featured horses.