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Profile: Liaison

Liaison (Eclipse Sportswire)

Liaison is another horse whose presence is being affected by blinkers, plus he shows some psychological weaknesses.

Liaison seems happiest in traffic, running next to other horses in a herd. He has a potentially strong individual herd dynamic, but his group dynamic is compromised.

Liaison is very dependent on the guidance of other horses. He rarely manages or controls what is going on. I think the high-level horses in this field will throw him away.

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