20:30 Beverley Tue 19 June 2018
Failed to get the run of the race in two races after his debut as a three-year-old finishing 2nd both times over 1m2f (bumped into two useful sorts). Performed even better back from a long absence at Redcar; bold bid likely here on that evidence.
Newcomer by Myboycharlie; half-sister to several winners including the smart 5f-7f winner Aetna and Dubai Crest who stayed 1m5f. Dam a two-year-old 5f winner. Unplaced in a point-to-point on debut recently at Sedgefield (3m, good).
Half-brother to three winners but well held on his debut in a Leicester maiden over 1m. Slow away there was very little encouragement in his effort (ran very green) and always behind; may be more to come in the long term.
Both his starts so far have shown that he has ability and although he didn't improve as much for his second run he did travel well (possibly not seeing out the mile). Now steps up in trip (bred to stay this far); may need more time though.
Immature before his debut he still ran well shaping with encouragement (not given a hard time). Ridden more prominently on his next start he did improve more and there was a lot to like about his effort (form not worked out); capable of more.
Did his best work at the finish on debut (1m) and therefore it was a surprise to see him stepped back in trip here for his second start. A steadily run race spoilt his chance even further and he'll be much better suited by a return to this trip.
Had just the one run so far over this trip but on heavy ground in a backend juvenile event last year (started 50/1). Looked badly in need of the experience and more than likely to need this after an absence.
Once-raced and looking bred for stamina rather than speed and shaped in that fashion in a Redcar 1m maiden on debut. Made some late headway and comes from a powerful yard but looks one who will need some time.
Last Year's Winner
Roddy (8/11), The Night Porter (7/2), Le Maharajah (4/1), Croque Monsieur (4/1), Mary Mapel (25/1), Bunker Hill Lad (40/1), East Wind (50/1), Procida (66/1)
- Le Maharajah
- The Night Porter
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