17:45 Wolverhampton Sat 18 November 2017
Good efforts in maiden and early nurseries but form taken a dip of late and possible a hard season is taking its toll. Doesn't look particularly well treated on these terms.
Improved since going handicapping and sound enough claims on the pick of his form so far. Worst effort came over 6f on debut at the course back in May, so does need to prove he handles the turning nature of Wolverhampton.
Cost €12,000 and going the right way after improving in each of her three starts in maiden company. Not over faced for this handicap debut but lack a finishing punch at Newcastle latest, so may already need an extra furlong at least.
Not finished in front of too many rivals in any of his four previous starts, so big holes to be picked in his profile already. Others looks more likely winners.
Trying 7f for the first time but has dropped a couple of hints that sprinting wasn't going to be her game already. This afternoon's extra furlong ought to help, so noteworthy if she's supported in the betting.
Made good ground near the finish at Newcastle when last seen; creating the impression a seventh furlong won't go amiss. That was a much improved effort and, while he still has improvement to find, he's definitely going the right way.
Has created the impression she has a race within her and is in the right hands to be placed to good effect. Comes a long way for this, so interesting if supported but overall impression is a step up in trip next year will see her in a better light.
Bred for further and not much to take from the three starts so far other than he comes into a nursery on a lenient mark and has room for improvement when he is stepped up in trip.
Already put in a handful of sound if unspectacular performances and certainly looks capable of finding a race at some point. Needs to up his game but should cope with the surface but needs to prove his stamina over the trip.
Just behind Zapateado at Kempton latest, which may have been his best effort yet but still leaves him with a good bit to find. Others more appealing.
Sixth of eleven on debut in a nursery last time and may just have been a bit too keen for his own good. Does need to up his game but possible the drop in trip will suit. One to bear in mind from a top yard.
Last Year's Winner
Puramente (11/4), Arty But Poor (4/1), Foxrush Take Time (13/2), Long Embrace (8/1), Dragon Tattoo (9/1), Bodie And Doyle (9/1), Odds On Oli (10/1), Zapateado (14/1), Kheleyf's Girl (16/1), Jazz Affair (18/1), Arlecchino's Arc (33/1), Call Dawn (40/1)
- Odds On Oli
- Kheleyf's Girl
- Arty But Poor
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