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Irish 2000 Guineas preview

The highlight of Saturday's racing, at least for me, is the Tattersall's Irish 2000 Guineas. An intriguing battle of the colts where at least, in comparison to the Newmarket equivalent, every horse has had a run this year, in theory making the puzzle a little easier to decipher. One cat amongst the proverbial pigeons though will be the weather. It was already classed as Heavy on Friday, without much chance of respite before the meeting. No sign of crowds at race meetings yet in Ireland, a darn shame for a great racecourse like The Curragh, but let's hope management have managed to sort out the whistling grandstand issue . 1. Agrimony One of only two runners not from a multi-million owner/trainer, and has the form to earn his place. No worse than second in his three starts, breaking his maiden last time out in beating Emporio at Gowran Park. On that occasion he settled closer to the lead and ground out the win in the latter stages (first and second finished 6.5L ahead of thi