15:20 Market Rasen Sun 8 July 2018
Running well since returning from a break including when placed over C&D on his penultimate outing. Forecast conditions in his favour once more.
Nine time winner including over C&D in the past. Fair fourth over hurdles at Ffos Las (2m, good) on his return from a break. Hasn't looked entirely at home in previous starts over fences. Usually front runs.
Placed over fences at Worcester (good) on her penultimate outing. Decent effort to be fifth at Hexham (good) subsequently and interesting to see how she fares.
Dual point-to-point winner who ran well to finish runner-up at Fontwell (2m2f, good) in a hunter chase in May. Pulled up since and interesting back under Rules.
15 race maiden ran well to finish third over an extended 2m5f at Fontwell (good) last time out. Races off the same mark here but drop in trip isn't certain to suit.
Placed on both starts since returning from a spell in point-to-points. Races off a mark 4lb higher than when second at Hexham (good) last time and is a leading contender on this occasion.
13 race maiden and making his handicap debut over fences having been beaten 91L into fourth in a novice chase at Newton Abbot (good) on his debut in this sphere last month.
Struggled in four starts under rules including when beaten 62L in a claiming hurdle at Worcester (2m4f, good) last time. Others make more appeal on handicap debut.
12 race maiden but has been running well in recent times. Beaten 12L into third at Fontwell (2m2f, good) in May and cheekpieces worn for the first time that day are retained.
Fair fifth over 2m5f at Stratford (good-to-firm) on chase and handicap debut last month. Tongue tie worn for the first time that day is left off with cheekpieces (first time) added on this occasion.
11 race maidena nd fell on both of his starts for the Dan Skelton stable. Still held chances when falling at Sedgefield (good) last time and interesting with blinkers applied for the first time on debut for this stable.
Winner of three point-to-point races including over 2m4f on good ground in May. Burst blood vessels when pulled up on return to Rules at Worcester (good) last time and worth a check in the market.
Winner over hurdles in December 2012. Struggled since and others make more appeal racing from out of the handicap on this occasion.
Last Year's Winner
Between The Waters (9/2), Diplomatico (5/1), Agentleman (6/1), Overtoujay (6/1), Two Hoots (7/1), League Of His Own (10/1), Marju's Quest (14/1), Exclusive Rights (14/1), Falcos (16/1), Monar Lad (16/1), Hurricane Rita (16/1), Citadel (16/1), Our Uncle Pat (80/1), The Society Man (100/1)
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