17:25 Newmarket Sat 14 October 2017
Likeable veteran and winning for the 14th time when completing a hat-trick in a Group 3 contest over an extended 1m at Epsom (good) in June. Held since and carries a penalty today.
Twice a winner already in 2017 including in a Group 3 event at Deauville (1m2f, good) in August. Well held at Chantilly on soft ground subsequently and interesting to see how he fares today.
Put in a decent effort when fourth in a 1m Group 1 event at Deauville (soft) last month and ran a decent race when fifth at Chantilly subsequently. Better ground forecast here shouldn't inconvenience too much.
Handicap winner over 1m4f at York (good) in August and ran well in a similar race over 1m2f at Newbury (good) subsequently. Steps up in grade here but remains open to improvement.
Followed up a Listed victory at Sandown (1m2f, good-to-firm) by finishing runner-up over the same trip at Windsor (good-to-firm) in Group 3 event last time. Interesting runner today.
Listed winner 12 months ago and lightly raced this time around. Disappointing when only fifth at Sandown (1m, good) in a Group 3 last month and interesting to see how she fares today.
Winning for the sixth time when taking a Listed contest at Newmarket (good-to-soft) over 1m at the end of last month. Fair effort when 4L seventh in a Group 1 last weekend and interesting to see how she fares today.
Made the frame on each of his last three starts including over this trip at York (good) last time out. Remains open to improvement and interesting to see how he fares in this contest.
Registering his third victory when scoring in a Listed contest over 1m2f at Goodwood (soft) last time out. Drops slightly in trip and is an interesting runner returning to Group company for the first time since April.
Last Year's Winner
|T: W J HaggasJ: P Cosgrave|
Monarchs Glen (7/2), Muffri'Ha (4/1), Spark Plug (5/1), Intimation (7/1), Forest Ranger (7/1), Fidaawy (15/2), Robin Of Navan (10/1), First Sitting (14/1), Promising Run (14/1), Fabricate (14/1), Air Pilot (16/1), Sovereign Debt (22/1)
- Monarchs Glen
- Forest Ranger
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