SINCE he first started training two-year-olds, Gavin Cromwell’s simple training technique through the early stages has stayed the same – send them away as a group to work together and that gives him a good idea of what’s what.

This year was no different and as he stood and watched the class of 2021 work together for the first time, he saw two fillies breaking clear of the rest. The pair were Quick Suzy and Sunset Shiraz, and though he wasn’t sure of it at the time, right there and then Cromwell saw his 2021 flat season emerge before his eyes.