Realm riddle
Daily Star Sunday|May 09, 2021
CLASSIC PICTURE IS STILL UNCLEAR
CHRIS GOULDING

THE BLOODHOUNDS are still searching for a worthy Derby candidate despite Third Realm putting his name down after his success at Lingfield yesterday.

Run in conditions more suitable for jumping, Third Realm, partnered by David Egan, paddled through the mud to land the Novibet Derby Trial for trainer Roger Varian.

If history counts for anything, the colt has a shout as his owner, Sheikh Mohammed Obaid, won yesterday’s race with High-Rise before taking the 1998 Epsom Classic.

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