King's Glamour can go distance

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 29 February, 1996, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 29 February, 1996, 12:00am

GEOFF Lane and Darryll Holland are enjoying a useful first season together and the way their Irish import King's Glamour shaped in last night's feature Stock Exchange Challenge Cup behind Classabove, they have another winner waiting to happen. King's Glamour jumped from barrier nine and was wide all the way before making good ground in the straight. The way he went to the line suggested that he will benefit considerably from a move up in distance to around 1,400 metres or even a mile.

He's also only a young three-year-old so will make natural improvement as the second half of the season unfolds for the simple reason that he will develop physically and strengthen up as well as acclimatise. The opener was a modest contest but both David Hill's The Incomparable and Alex Wong Siu-tan's King Chariot did enough to suggest they are worth following in the next couple of outings. The Incomparable is now more settled and King Chariot would be a special should he find his way into Class Six.