15:10 Uttoxeter Sun 24 September 2017
Eight race maiden but put in some decent efforts of in maiden hurdle events in the spring and rated 3lb higher than when beaten a short-head in a 2m handicap hurdle at Kempton (good) in April.
In good form since joining this yard winning twice including when odds-on under a penalty over C&D on good-to-soft ground in July. Beaten favourite the last twice but remains of interest having finished second of three off this mark last time.
Finished runner-up the last twice most recently over this trip at Worcester (good) earlier this month. Raised 2lb for that latest effort and one to note in this contest.
Best effort in four starts for this yard came when runner-up on hurdling debut at Worcester (2m4f, good) last October. Well beaten twice since and making his handicap debut following a nine month absence.
17 race maiden but run some decent races over hurdles including when placed twice since joining this yard in the spring. Beaten 10L at Fontwell (good-to-firm) last time and makes his handicap debut today.
Impressive 21L winner over 2m6f at Stratford (good) back in June. Couple of decent efforts off his revised mark since and drops in trip here having been raised 2lb for a third in first time cheekpieces (retained) over 2m4f last time.
Last Year's Winner
Knight Commander (6/4), Maximus Maridius (10/3), Focaccia (7/2), Samson (15/2), Mamoo (12/1), Orion's Might (20/1), Marlais (22/1)
- Knight Commander
- Maximus Maridius
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