21:00 Hamilton Wed 13 June 2018
Rattled up a hat-trick last year and now 11lb below last winning mark but form starting to look regressive and latest starts offer little confidence.
Winner at Wetherby on his reappearance but both starts since would confirm he is better on softer ground than expected here.
2-32 record and flattered in defeat here last week. Others seem better handicapped and she is suited to further these days.
Below his last winning mark but his three runs this season do not suggest he is ready to capitalise.
Trainer could not explain the improvement when popping up at 16/1 three weeks ago. Back to previous modest level on her latest start.
Two years since his last win and more at home on softer ground. New trainer has done well with the horses acquired from Patrick Holmes and this one will be well-handicapped when the rain comes.
His three turf wins have come on soft or heavy ground so he is likely to find conditions lively enough on his return from two months off.
2-63 record and last victory was three years ago. Has run well here in the past and that is a bigger positive than his reappearance in a bad race.
19-race maiden who has been tried at a variety of trips up to a mile. Has bits and pieces of form that can raise optimism, but her last two runs need explaining.
Sole victory came four years ago and hard to be comfortable with his overall record. Best recent form has been at Musselburgh.
Only victory came in a class 7 race at Wolverhampton in 2014. Has run the occasional good race in defeat since, notably on fast ground and under this rider, but she still makes little appeal for win purposes.
Had a torrid 2017 in a struggling yard. New trainer has already improved a few he has acquired from them and this gelding promises to be another. May need softer ground before exploiting this mark though.
Much improved when third and coming off a strong pace at Catterick on Saturday. 5lb better off with Mr Strutter with 1¾L to find, but that track does bring out the best in her.
On a lengthy losing run, having not delivered since August 2016 and well beaten on his two latest outings.
Last Year's Winner
|10||Dutch Dream||4||9-0||28/1||Full Result|
|T: Miss L A PerrattJ: J P Sullivan|
Mr Strutter (5/2), Someone Exciting (10/3), Foxy Boy (4/1), Sir Domino (15/2), Imperial Legend (12/1), Fintry Flyer (14/1), Reflation (14/1), Lackaday (22/1), Kodimoor (25/1), Red Forever (25/1), Thornaby Princess (25/1), Minty Jones (33/1), Lady Molly (33/1), A J Cook (50/1), Spoken Words (66/1)
- Mr Strutter
- Thornaby Princess
- Foxy Boy
Rule 4 applies to all bets - deduction 25p in the pound
Log in for access to this exclusive content.
David Ord's horse-by-horse guide to Saturday's Stobart Rail & Civils Northumberland Plate and he takes an Ed Dunlop Newmarket raider to snatch the prize.
Ashley Iveson makes Guns Of Leros his best bet for Tuesday and has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.
Ben Linfoot previews Tuesday's meetings with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running on Newbury's evening fixture.