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Angelo set to wear blinkers

Tue, 11 September 2012
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Michelangelo is likely to wear blinkers for the first time in the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday.

John Gosden fitted Arctic Cosmos with the same headgear when he landed the Town Moor Classic two years ago and the trainer is set to repeat the trick this weekend.

"I think Michelangelo would be a strong possibility (to wear blinkers) for the same reason (as Arctic Cosmos). He's a very genuine horse, but he's quite dreamy and lacks focus," the trainer told British Champions Series TV.

"I've popped them on him. William (Buick, jockey) was happy with them on, just to give him focus."

Michelangelo is set to be joined by pacemaker Dartford as well as his Great Voltigeur Stakes-winning stablemate Thought Worthy.

Gosden is seeking not only to foil Camelot's quest for the Triple Crown, but also to complete a hat-trick in the race after Masked Marvel's triumph 12 months ago.

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