17:35 Newmarket Sat 19 May 2018
Won five times in the space of six races last winter but yet to win on turf and handicap mark looks tough on what he's achieved away from the AW. Opposable after finishing last of 10 at Chelmsford last time having shown very little.
Won the 2014 Prix de l'Abbaye but not won for getting close to three years now. Much better effort over C&D last time though and only nudged up 1lb for that so he ought to run well.
On a long losing run since winning over C&D last July and would probably want more cut in the ground to be seen to best effect here. Awkwardly away at Goodwood last time but lurking on a dangerous mark if he can bounce back.
Won at Sandown in July, making it three wins from four starts and while she won on her reappearance run last year, she needs to prove she can be as effective off her revised mark. Return to quicker ground should suit at least.
Started last season in fine form with a C&D second before winning at Epsom next time. Remarkably 10lb lower than that winning mark after some disappointing subsequent efforts but may come on for his reappearance at Windsor and not ruled out.
Not won for nearly two years not showed very little enthusiasm when well beaten at Doncaster on her return. Needs to bounce back.
A winner on debut for this yard last time out at Brighton and looks well-handicapped on old form. Trainer has a knack of improving these sorts so he has to be of interest in conditions he will appreciate.
Both his wins have come on AW but hasn't looked as effective on his three turf starts, including when well beaten at Windsor when last seen. Others preferred.
Last Year's Winner
|2||Paddy Power||4||8-13||11/4||Full Result|
|T: R A FaheyJ: Sammy Jo Bell|
Daschas (3/1), Move In Time (7/2), Mr Pocket (4/1), Oh So Sassy (6/1), Shamshon (13/2), Majestic Hero (9/1), Ocelot (16/1), Verne Castle (25/1)
- Mr Pocket
- Majestic Hero
- Move In Time
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