17:45 Newcastle Fri 9 February 2018
Unlucky not to be unbeaten in his last four as he got boxed in three starts ago. This trip is a minimum so this stiff finish will suit. Rider has won on him before which is an asset in these races and his claim helps offset his revised mark.
Only had to run to the form of his previous victory to score last time and not as favourably treated here after a break. Has the size and scope to progress further, so cannot be dismissed under an experienced rider.
Not as progressive as some in this, however stable are in the midst of a good spell as is the rider.
Bred to want further than this, however he has failed to get home in three previous starts over 7f. Handicap debut here and will be fitter for last run which came after a six month break. Good lad on board and worth a market check.
0-9 but certainly has a small race in him judged on his last two starts. Step up to a mile could help him out and rider is a better than expected 5-32 around here. His claim leaves his mount receiving plenty of weight and they will have a big say.
Last Year's Winner
|1||Killermont Street||3||9-3||8/1||Full Result|
|T: M JohnstonJ: Richard Oliver|
Lord Caprio (10/11), Mr Carbonator (3/1), Foxy Lady (9/2), Bad Dog (10/1), Toohottotouch (12/1)
- Bad Dog
- Mr Carbonator
- Lord Caprio
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