17:40 Windsor Mon 9 July 2018
- Bateaux Windsor's Restaurant Cruise Experiences Apprentice Handicap (Class 6)
- 6f 12y, Good to Firm
- 12 Runners
- Surface: Turf
On a long losing run, but has shaped quite well on both starts for current yard under this inexperienced rider. On a career-low mark, so merits respect at this level.
Unpredictable these days, bouncing back after a break to score at Salisbury in May. Failed by a long way to back that up last time, and he isn't one for maximum faith.
Visored for four wins last year including handicaps at Yarmouth and Leicester in the autumn. Well treated on same mark as for first of those, but little encouragement to be gleaned from recent runs, and blinkers refitted now.
Won AW claimer in May, and better effort for new yard when close fifth of 12 at Newbury last time in refitted blinkers. Won't be far away with a repeat, for all he remains a maiden on turf.
She's 18lb lower than when winning a C&D handicap in 2016, but well below form on both turf outings this year, and doesn't look like capitalising on plummeting mark at present.
Best effort for current stable when front-running 1¾L second to Chizz de Biz at Brighton on penultimate outing, and not seen to best effect on AW last time. Leading apprentice booked, and one to bear in mind.
Bath (1m) maiden winner in 2015. Gelded and returning from a long absence when down the field over 5f at Salisbury in May, and may need further to be competitive.
Unpredictable sort who won at Bath (5½f, soft) on final start last year and went close on AW at Lingfield on his reappearance. Ran poorly over C&D next time, however, and fared no better at Kempton subsequently.
Goes well on an undulating track (last two wins at Brighton), and back in the groove with placed efforts at Chepstow (5f) in recent weeks for this rider. Entitled to go well again.
Veteran on a long losing run, and while he appeared to run well in the face of a stiff task in a Lingfield seller last time, the balance of his form makes him opposable.
Better on AW than turf, and while he was second under this rider at Bath in May, he remains a maiden on this surface, and has no leeway with his basement mark.
Sole win to date came in a 6f AW handicap at Lingfield in November. Better than result at Nottingham last time, but she's not really one to make excuses for.
Last Year's Winner
|8||Cat Silver||4||10-1||11/2||Full Result|
|T: R CharltonJ: Patrick Pilley|
Letmestopyouthere (5/4), Aguerooo (7/2), Essaka (8/1), Impart (9/1), Time Medicean (10/1), Pretty Bubbles (12/1), Black Truffle (20/1), Picket Line (20/1), Mistry (25/1), Ocean Temptress (25/1), Executor (25/1), Perfect Pastime (28/1), Pharoh Jake (40/1)
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