14:30 Uttoxeter Sat 1 April 2017
Winner of a five runner bumper at Sandown on his second outing back in November. Two respectable efforts over hurdles since including when runner-up on heavy ground at Chepstow in January and likely to run well once more here.
Beaten 17L into third over 2m6f at Newcastle in December but well beaten at Exeter when struggling from an early stage since. Drops in trip here and wears blinkers for the first time also.
Winner of a point-to-point in June 2016 but pulled up on both rules outings to date (one chase and one hurdle) and tongue tie and cheekpieces are tried today.
Pulled up in first two outings over hurdles and well beaten 43L seventh at Sandown last time out. Likely to fair better once tackling handicaps.
Finished runner-up off a mark of 117 in a novice handicap hurdle at Doncaster in November but disappointed in a novice hurdle subsequently when upped in trip. Having his first outing for a new stable today and interesting if repeating that Doncaster effort.
Placed once from five outings in point-to-point company but well beaten when 27L fourth in a bumper on rules debut at Ayr and probably best watched here.
Sent off big prices for two outings to date but ran a decent race on hurdles debut when 21L fourth at Ffos Las in February. Yard out of form (0/27) at present however and likely to fair better in handicaps.
Last Year's Winner
Indian Brave (5/4), Bardd (5/4), Robinesse (4/1), Big Brother George (15/2), Rock And Roll King (20/1), Robert De Bruce (40/1), Coco Live (50/1), Coudefoudre (66/1)
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