Talking Horses: Starman fancied after rivals fall on hard times at Haydock

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Greg Wood

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Ed Walker’s four-year-old is unbeaten on good ground or faster and should have enough to see off Creative Force

It is eight years since the word “soft” failed to appear in the going description at Haydock on Sprint Cup day, so the connections of Starman may feel that Saturday’s Group One is payback for having missed out at Royal Ascot when the heavens opened mid-meeting back in June.

Ed Walker’s four-year-old is unbeaten on good ground or faster, and while he travelled well enough on good-to-soft at Deauville last month, the finishing kick that saw off the field in the July Cup was missing.

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