15:05 Ayr Tue 22 May 2018
- Book Direct At Western House Hotel Handicap (Div 2) (Class 6)
- 1m, Good to Firm (Firm in places)
- 11 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Hasn't progressed in handicaps as might have been hoped and even a 5lb drop down the weights might not make much difference on the evidence of his two runs so far this year. Cheek pieces on.
2lb higher than when winning at Newcastle in September (just two runs since), but C&D victory in June 2015 was his most recent win on turf.
Good form on the AW earlier in the year but also acts on turf and looks on a fair mark here. Can improve on a fifth placed finish in return to grass at Musselburgh last time.
Runner-up on return at Musselburgh last time out and edged up 2lb for that effort, and though yet to score for this yard he is on a very handy mark based on his best form.
Three runs for this yard so far make him tough to build a case for, even if he's well-treated based on his very best form.
Not at his best last time out at Musselburgh when possibly struggling with his highest mark since 2016. Dropped 4lb here but 7f would be preferable.
All her best form on softer ground than this; likely that was the cause of her poor showing on seasonal return last time out and could be a similar story here.
Not far away on return at Musselburgh last time and steps back in trip here by a furlong. Remains a maiden but has shown plenty of ability and ground/draw both fine here.
Definite step in the right direction when third at Newcastle last time out but still yet to show enough to suggest he's close to winning a race and looks a place prospect at best here.
0-6 in his career to date and two runs in handicap company so far (both on Southwell's Fibresand) haven't been much of an improvement. Needs to appreciate the return to turf.
Went close to getting off the mark on his last run of last year and just 1lb higher here, but has had plenty of chances at this stage and others appeal more.
Last Year's Winner
Rebel State (7/2), Palindrome (9/2), Adventureman (9/2), Warrior's Spirit (6/1), Colour Contrast (9/1), Baron Run (10/1), Kaylen's Mischief (12/1), Quiet Moment (14/1), Harbour Patrol (14/1), Intiwin (20/1), Circling Vultures (20/1), Chiswick Bey (25/1)
- Colour Contrast
- Rebel State
- Baron Run
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