MOST horses win or are at least placed before notching up their first blacktype success, but when she has one of the best pedigrees in the book then we should not be too surprised if the horse does something different.

Time will tell us just how good Kind Of Magic (by Galileo) is, and having been beaten a total of 16 and a quarter lengths when fifth and fourth in a pair of seven furlong maidens, her 14/1 starting price in last Sunday’s Listed Flame Of Tara European Breeders Fund Stakes was understandable.