20:20 Windsor Mon 11 June 2018
Three wins last year for Ed Walker at up to 1m2f, improving a total of 25lb. Faded on first start for new connections at Newmarket last month but should strip fitter and has first time blinkers applied.
All five wins have come at around nine furlongs and this extra furlong often seems to stretch his stamina. Eased 2lb though so may get involved if things go his way.
Beaten just a head at Newmarket in November off 1lb lower mark and looked as though run would bring him on when third there last month. Top yard still in great form and has be on the short list.
Scored twice for Michael Bell last term at 1m2f and won on debut for new connections over C&D last month on first start since wind surgery. Raised 4lb but looks sure to be thereabouts once again.
Won 7f Brighton maiden and 1m Kempton novice stakes from first three starts. Favourite and beaten just a neck over C&D five weeks ago but did himself no favours hanging left throughout. Big chance if he can plough a straighter furrow.
In cracking form last summer landing handicap four-timer at up to 1m2f but has looked in grip of the assessor since then, including in three starts this campaign. Others make far more appeal at present.
Four wins on AW but just one place from six starts on turf. Not disgraced when third over 1m at Yarmouth latest and now 3lb lower but needs to up his game.
Last Year's Winner
|8||Hollywood Road||4||9-4||9/2||Full Result|
|T: D E CantillonJ: George Wood|
Come On Come On (13/8), Garrick (15/8), Dream Machine (9/2), Twenty Times (6/1), Rotherwick (9/1), Captain Courageous (25/1), Ourmullion (33/1), Swilly Sunset (66/1)
- Dream Machine
- Twenty Times
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