18:50 Doncaster Sat 6 May 2017
Generally consistent type who has placed in all his six most recent runs except two starts ago when finishing a close tenth in the York Sprint Trophy. Tends to need the run after a break but is one of the classier options in the field.
Looks to have reached his handicap limit having lost his way since winning at Newcastle in December. Interesting now back on turf, especially as a C&D winner, but needs to put his recent form behind him
Has already had a busy campaign with four races this season, giving him a potential fitness advantage against some of these, running well in the main including in the victory at Musselburgh two starts ago over this evening's trip. Up in the weights but definitely still a player.
Last time out winner of a competitive Leicester handicap, and goes up 3lb for that victory. That could be lenient despite it being a narrow victory, and we now he goes on this ground and at this course.
Possibly over the top when not running to his best at Haydock last time out and returns now after a winter break. Would have a good chance here on his best form but needs to overcome the lay-off and looks on a high enough mark.
Goes for a trainer today with no win for either of his two previous yards, or at all since 2013. Return to 7f not sure to suit and he's best watched here.
Hasn't impressed since moving to this new trainer from Richard Hughes', and a leading role seems unlikely despite him being on his lowest mark since 2013.
Won back-to-back starts last year including an Irish raid to the Curragh in a very rich race, before acquitting himself well in Listed company at Redcar. Lightly-raced and up in trip and is an interesting contender in this.
Lost his way a little bit during his juvenile career following two wins but gets away with a low handicap rating as a result and could do better here, especially if able to dominate affairs from the front.
Last Year's Winner
Aardwolf (7/2), Gallipoli (4/1), Twin Appeal (4/1), Get Knotted (11/2), Truth Or Dare (10/1), Orewa (10/1), Bertiewhittle (10/1), Alnashama (11/1), Steel Train (11/1), Russian Realm (25/1)
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