15:05 Ayr Wed 23 May 2018
Ran a good race in third at Thirsk last time out and is probably worth another try on a quicker surface. On the same mark and easy to imagine him going well.
Ran a fine race in second at Newcastle last time out and steps up in trip by a furlong here. This trip fine and 2lb rise shouldn't be an issue, but slightly softer ground probably preferable.
Plenty of wins at this course, but most of his racing has been here. Last couple of runs have come at Musselburgh and didn't suggest he could be close to getting his head back in front.
Looked like the return to this trip may help when running fairly well over 5f, and that's an impression backed up by his recent form. Acts on quick ground and should go very well.
0-25 overall in his career and better efforts to date have generally come on the AW. Much more needed stepping back down in trip.
C&D win last July was her only win to date, though she ran okay over shorter last time out and the return to this trip should suit.
Down the field in four runs in maidens and makes her handicap debut here. Has a suitably lowly opening mark but still yet to demonstrate much, if anything, in terms of ability.
Just 1-22 in her career, and recent efforts on the AW haven't suggested that this return to turf will spark enough improvement for her to get competitive again.
Hasn't managed to improve on poor novice form in handicap company so far, and looks set for another minor role here.
Came in last in all three runs in novice company (all at Newcastle), and has it all to prove on turf/handicap debut.
Last Year's Winner
|4||Polly Douglas||4||8-12||3/1||Full Result|
|T: K P CotterJ: Andrew Breslin|
Naples Bay (9/4), Star Cracker (7/2), Gaelic Wizard (5/1), Prazeres (5/1), Berlios (6/1), Iconic Figure (7/1), Cheeni (8/1), Simbas Song (14/1), Goninodaethat (16/1), Guiding Star (22/1), I Am Dandy (22/1), Mardy Gras (40/1)
- Naples Bay
- Star Cracker
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