14:20 Lingfield Sat 10 February 2018
Speedy sort who made all when scoring over C&D last month then looked uncomfortable on the track when just beaten at Kempton last time. Concedes weight and likely to be taken on for the lead so no easy task.
Returns after being gelded having previously hinted that a drop back to this minimum trip might suit. Likes to bowl along and could face competition up front so interesting to see how he fares.
Kheleyf colt who has shown a little ability in two starts so far. Led till headed inside distance at Wolverhampton last time when fair runner-up. First try at 5f and should be in the mix.
By Fast Company, bought for £20,000 at the Breeze Up's last year but gelded and didn't run as a juvenile. Fair debut third at Southwell, keeping on near finish. Pedigree suggests he'll need further in time.
22,000 guineas daughter of Mayson out of middle-distance winning mare. Mixed messages in pedigree. Yard had a winner earlier this week so might be worth looking out for any positive market signals on debut.
Captain Gerrard filly out of a dam who won over 5f. Looked as though she'd be better for outing when fifth of 6 on debut at Lingfield last month but will need to take a big step forward to get involved.
Last Year's Winner
Gabrial The Devil (5/4), Grandfather Tom (5/2), Sir Hector (7/2), Hornby (8/1), Shortbackandsides (10/1), Q Twenty Boy (16/1), Purple Dragon (33/1), Maison Wix (33/1)
- Grandfather Tom
- Sir Hector
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