18:00 Yarmouth Wed 16 May 2018
- Weddings & Private Parties At Yarmouth Racecourse Handicap (Class 6)
- 6f 3y, Good to Firm (Firm in the Home Straight)
- 15 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Broke her duck at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) earlier in the month on her debut for this trainer, beating an in-form recent dual winner in the process. Up 4lb for that but there may well be more to come from her.
Was ponderous at the start last time which did not do her chances much good, so her staying on 4½L third at Doncaster (6f, soft) was probably better than it looks. Could get a lot closer from the same mark today.
Scored on debut at Chelmsford (5f) last May and returned there to add a first handicap win (all out, by a nose) last time. Up 2lb for that but should remain competitive.
Best effort so far in handicaps was over 7f at Lingfield (Polytrack) last month, when just headed from a 1lb lower mark. Things didn't drop right for him at Bath last time but with a clearer run he could finish much closer here.
Went very close to make a winning debut when beaten a neck at Nottingham (5f, good) in July, but has been nowhere near that level of form in five more starts. Has now dropped 9lb for two handicap runs but not easy to fancy on last time's effort.
Won twice over this trip in handicaps at Lingfield and Kempton on the Polytrack earlier in the year. 6lb higher now and comfortably held from this mark last time. Has it to prove now back on turf.
Made minor improvement in three maidens last year. Never involved on his reappearance in a Catterick handicap (5f, good to soft) last time. Drops 3lb here and return to this trip no problem, but needs to raise his game.
19-race maiden who was a well beaten favourite in heavy ground at Windsor (5f, heavy) last time. Acts on good to firm and may be capable of having a say now dropped another 2lb and returned to this trip.
Well held in all four starts to date. Sent off at just 4-1 at Doncaster on her reappearance (6f, soft), she was beaten 8L. Faster ground not certain to suit but dam did won on it, so she may do better from 2lb lower, in headgear.
Dual 6f winner at Kempton (Polytrack) since the turn of the year, the latest of those being from 5lb lower. Bettered that despite 2L defeat at Wolverhampton last time. Still going right way and now needs to do so on turf.
Won a Lingfield handicap (1m, Polytrack) in February from 4lb lower and has run to a slightly higher level on all three subsequent starts. Makes turf debut here but no reason why she can't act on it and enters calculations in cheek pieces.
Recorded his best handicap performance when a 1L second at Bath (5f, good to firm) under this pilot last time. Back up in trip here but that should not inconvenience and from the same mark his chance is respected.
Was sent off at big odds on all five starts last season. Made the frame (albeit beaten 6L) in a Chelmsford handicap (6f, Polytrack) in October when 3lb higher, but needs to do better and could need this reappearance.
Made some late headway when a 5½L seventh of 12 at Redcar (1m, good to firm) on his handicap debut earlier in the month. Visor now applied and he is dropped 2lb going into this. Could have more impact.
Moderate so far, making the frame in a seller on debut and then at Kempton on her nursery intro in September. Never threatened when last seen at Newcastle in November and others preferred.
Last Year's Winner
|T: J S MooreJ: Hollie Doyle|
Lucifugous (9/2), Summerseat Mist (9/2), Baileys Excel (11/2), Mimram (6/1), Whinmoor (10/1), Edge Of The World (12/1), Chloellie (12/1), Duba Plains (14/1), Blessed To Empress (14/1), Expediate (14/1), Two Seas (16/1), Mother of Dragons (20/1), Quick Recovery (33/1), Casey Banter (33/1), Princess Keira (50/1), Agent Of Fortune (50/1)
- Summerseat Mist
- Duba Plains
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