19:50 Ripon Wed 20 June 2018
Enjoyed a purple patch last summer when winning twice over 1m at Thirsk and Pontefract (both on good) and going close at Hamilton from 1lb lower than today. Not as good so far this term, but this step up in trip and headgear opens up possibilities.
Won over this trip in France (good to soft) last year and also scored over 1m½f on her debut for this trainer at Wolverhampton in March. Similar effort last time at Newcastle and comes here with claims on the strength of that.
Won back-to-back races over 1m3f when there was some cut in the ground in France last September. Showed enough speed to be a nose second over 7f at Catterick (good) last time. Up 2lb for that, but looks likely to be a contender back up in trip.
Yet to win over further than 1m and will probably appreciate this flatter track than the stiffer 1m2f that she tried at Beverley last time. That was still a respectable effort and, now dropped 5lb, she is entitled to make the short-list.
Showed promise in maiden/novice company on her first two starts at around 1m. Disappointed when 12½L fifth at Chester last time, when stepped up to this trip and sent off favourite. Handicap mark probably fair and she has claims if bouncing back.
Won a 7f Kempton handicap in September from 2lb lower. Bettered that when just held at Salisbury (1m2f, good to firm) last time, from today's mark. Remains unexposed and is another with claims here.
Landed a Haydock novice event (1m, soft) in September, but has not been able to reproduce that level of form in handicaps since then. May have to wait for a further drop in class.
Last Year's Winner
|6||Euro Nightmare||3||9-2||6/4||Full Result|
|T: K DalgleishJ: Jason Hart|
Fabulous Red (15/8), Asoof (3/1), Fashion Theory (7/2), Copper Baked (8/1), Isabella (10/1), Prying Pandora (16/1), Amazing Michele (16/1)
- Fabulous Red
- Copper Baked
- Fashion Theory
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