15:30 Brighton Mon 11 June 2018
His two wins have come off marks of 82 and 83 so the slight rise earned for a narrow defeat at Lingfield demands a career best.
Behind Regicide at Lingfield when the race was not run to suit and he did well under the circumstances to finish third. There are three possible pacemakers in this field so there is every chance he can add to last season's haul.
Has not raced in a class 4 contest since a win at Goodwood four years ago. Has not won since May 2016 and mark continues to fall to attractive levels without looking ready to benefit.
Clearly acts well on an undulating track having done most of his winning at Epsom, Lingfield and here. Makes little appeal on his two starts this term and he is now dropped significantly in class.
Back to his last winning mark and unbeaten in two visits here. Top young rider booked and signals required from the market to show he is ready to bounce back from two dismal runs this term.
Not won since his juvenile days, in a 1m Newbury maiden in August 2016 (good to firm). Far from certain he'll stay this trip on the evidence of his last two runs.
2-3 around here following his latest success. Just did enough to score that day and may still be ahead of the handicapper. However, he has not been at his best in previous attempts beyond 1m2f and he is up in class too.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D R LaniganJ: T P Queally|
Chivers (11/4), Oasis Fantasy (3/1), Regicide (7/2), Genetics (4/1), Maori Bob (4/1), Whinging Willie (6/1), Archimento (11/1), Fair Power (16/1)
- Maori Bob
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