15:05 Ascot Sat 14 July 2018
In good form at the end of last season and ran with credit when fourth of eight at Newmarket last time. Looks vulnerable off top weight against some unexposed younger rivals.
Fair effort when third of five at Windsor on latest outing and is able to run off 1lb lower. This looks a stronger race and he will need to up his game to get involved.
Quite progressive last year and was not disgraced on his seasonal reappearance at Chelmsford in June. Should be sharper this time and enters calculations.
Two good efforts as a juvenile and made a winning reappearance when scoring decisively in a novice event at Sandown. Steps into handicap company for the first time and has to be taken seriously for last year's winning stable.
Won his only race as a juvenile at Newbury and had little to beat on his reappearance at Nottingham. Much more to do in his first handicap, but holds a Great Voltigeur entry and is clearly well regarded.
Three outings in novice/maiden company have revealed a fair degree of ability. Makes his handicap debut for his top stable, but looks a work in progress.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Owen BurrowsJ: Dane O'Neill|
Elwazir (11/8), Extra Elusive (2/1), Baritone (11/2), Capton (8/1), Chance To Dream (12/1), Top Mission (14/1), Brittanic (33/1)
- Extra Elusive
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