HORSES TO FOLLOW: 20 promising 2yos to remember for the Flat next spring

Saxon Warrior wins the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster to give trainer Aidan O'Brien the new world record for Group One wins in a calendar year.
Saxon Warrior wins the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster to give trainer Aidan O'Brien the new world record for Group One wins in a calendar year.

With just one weekend of the Flat season to go, courtesy of a terrific card at Doncaster, the mindsets of most punters are now switched on to the Jumps game. And it’s a time of year when many of us draw up horses to follow through the winter and on to the big festivals at Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown next spring.

But I’ve decided to come up with a horses-to-follow list with a difference. Of 2yos to have caught the eye, primarily at the backend of the Flat campaign, and to be remembered once those National Hunt festivals are over. Too often, come April and May, punters find themselves scratching their heads trying to catch up on the pertinent action from the previous autumn. Here is a rundown of 20 juveniles that you can print off and safely store away: