18:25 Kempton Wed 11 July 2018
Fortunes have sustained a downturn during a quiet spell for the yard, but their form is improving and no surprise to see him bounce back.
Enjoyed a good campaign in 2017 but lost his form at the turn of the year and chances rest on the cause being discovered during his layoff.
Last two AW wins were off much lower marks and his recent comeback demands significant improvement in a short space of time.
Lightly raced filly who has run to a consistent level on last three AW starts. That may be enough here unless some of these bounce back from tame recent efforts.
Claims on his best form but has joined this yard during a lean spell. His chance will come from this kind of mark, but he also has a poor draw to worry about.
Has failed to catch the eye in either start, but that may alter now into a handicap for the first time against modest opponents.
Hard to be excited by any of his efforts and a difficult draw makes him even harder to enthuse over.
Had caught the eye prior to his handicap debut. Failed to handle the Brighton undulations, but would still have finished second but for meeting with trouble. Looks interesting here with Jamie Spencer on board for the first time.
Reportedly unsuited by the firm ground at Nottingham and made his handicap back on the AW at Chelmsford. Failed to settle, not for the first time, but would not rule out down in this company off a much lower mark.
Has shown clear signs of ability on last two starts. Last run appears to have convinced connections this is the right trip for her handicap debut.
Possible to excuse his last two runs on account of trip or ground. To do so presents him on a good mark, but sire does not have impressive numbers on this surface.
Runner-up here over 7f in April but not as good since and again failed to convince he stays this far last time.
Has failed to deliver in two of his last three races. Down in grade and visor employed but they only help if he's on a going day.
Has been given plenty to do on his last two starts including when supported last time. Looked in need of further when last seen and draw adds to issues.
Last Year's Winner
Unbridled Spirit (4/1), Directory (9/2), Roman Warrior (7/1), Sicario (8/1), Tagur (8/1), Delicate Kiss (10/1), Dame Vera (12/1), World Breaker (12/1), Island Court (12/1), Champs Inblue (14/1), Arrowzone (25/1), Ross Raith Rover (25/1), Baz (33/1), Suitsus (50/1)
- Dame Vera
- Delicate Kiss
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