Racing Post – rivals have it all to do…

…to catch super-slick Buveur D’Air

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In last year’s Fighting Fifth, Buveur D’Air gave a tremendous demonstration of his notably fluent jumping, which has long been reputed to take lengths out of his rivals. While it is clearly an advantage to jump efficiently, it has been impossible to get anywhere near quantifying its worth, until now.

Applying tracking data to jumps racing is a discipline in its infancy. Buveur D’Air is an ideal test case for putting figures on jumping efficiency.

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