RUNAWAY ALGO is a tempting banker in Sunday’s Bridge 99 FM Cup at seven and a half furlongs after staying on for third behind JORDON REIGN’S and EROY at a mile in grade one on August 27. However, galloping out the mile chute is no blink-sprint, which the speedy chestnut learnt the hard way when I’VE GOT MAGIC denied him a fifth straight win on May 22.
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Sharing topweight 126lb with another down-in-class runner, Anthony Nunes’ ONEOFAKIND, RUNAWAY ALGO is back among overnight-allowance runners, the level he beat in May when holding off MAHOGANY by a half-length at five and a half furlongs.
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Though he narrowly lost to I’VE GOT MAGIC on his first run among open-allowance horses and ran stakes-rated company close in two races, the last being third behind JORDON REIGN’S a month ago, having not won a race at the higher level allows RUNAWAY ALGO a two-group drop in class with topweight as the penalty.
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Returning off a six-month lay-up, ONEOFAKIND has a similar but different story, allowed to slip down two groups after beating CALCULUS in grade one, but with a time stamp of March 19, which earned the five-year-old a get-out-of-jail card granted by way of the condition book.
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RUNAWAY ALGO should report the sharper of the two down-in-class runners with natural speed to his advantage. However, to land the Bridge, RUNAWAY ALGO will have to dominate every call, which will be no easy feat with topweight
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