16:40 Doncaster Sun 17 June 2018
Winner of a weak Hamilton maiden (good-to-soft) who found his revised handicap mark too much to handle here next time.
Consistent enough performer but he barely appears to stay 7f so there are obvious concerns here on stable debut. Cheekpieces applied for first time.
Beaten favourite over further at Goodwood when blinkers obviously failed to work. Return to a mile in his favour but something still appears to be lacking.
Took a nice step forwards when breaking through on quicker ground last time. Time of the race doesn't really back up the performance and more to do off 5lb higher mark.
Broke through with a dominant win from the front on just his fourth start last season. Needs to find more this season but is entitled to do so. However seemed really suited by testing ground so any rain would be welcome.
Won with something to spare at Wolverhampton under this claimer. A 6lb rise seems manageable if fit from a four month absence and able to act on turf.
Made all to score at Wolverhampton in February before a good second to the useful Vale Of York. Not as good back on turf since, but the jockey booking takes the eye.
Makes his handicap debut having shown plenty of promise after a break on his third run at Kempton last time over 1m2f. Held up he kept on from an unpromising position offering plenty of evidence that he could win a handicap despite his inexperience.
Career got off to a promising start but his last two efforts have been less encouraging. Hood removed this time and he could do better.
Has not quite seen out the mile in his two runs this term but chances he may with the ground forecast to be quicker. Nicely weighted.
Cost €140,000 as a yearling, and was a 1m AW winner for previous trainer Joseph O'Brien (Dundalk). Up in class this time and may be aiming too high.
Last Year's Winner
|T: B SmartJ: Connor Beasley|
Rich Identity (11/4), Knighted (10/3), Escalator (4/1), Dubai Acclaim (6/1), Collingham Park (12/1), Epic Fantasy (12/1), Exprompt (16/1), Valentino Dancer (20/1), Oneroa (25/1), Yorbelucky (25/1), Paparazzi (50/1)
- Collingham Park
- Dubai Acclaim
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