16:20 Chester Sat 14 July 2018
Beaten a neck over C&D on good ground in May but held twice subsequently. Needs to return to form if he's to take this contest.
Finished runner-up on each of his last four starts including when beaten a neck at Beverley (good-to-firm) last time out. Races off a 1lb higher mark on this occasion.
Missed 2017 but in good form since returning to action and beaten just a neck over 1m2f at Nottingham (good-to-firm) last time out. Of interest once more.
Successful on two of his last three appearances including in a three runner contest at Windsor (1m2f, good-to-firm) last time out. Races off a 2lb higher mark here.
Returned to form when finishing a head second on good ground over C&D last month. Well beaten over 1m4f since and well drawn on his return to this venue.
Maiden winner over 1m2f at Sandown (good-to-firm) in June last year. Some decent efforts in defeat since including when third at Leicester (1m2f, good-to-firm) last time.
Consistent sort and regularly placed over around this trip including when 7L third at Carlisle (1m1f, good-to-firm) last time. Step back up in trip is in his favour.
In the form of his life at present winning his last three starts, all of which have come over 1m2f at Beverley. Raised 4lb for his latest success and interesting to see how he fares away from that venue.
Followed up a C&D success in a first time hood (retained since) on good ground by finishing third over an extended 1m4f here last time. Races off the same mark here and is likely to run well once more.
Victorious by 1L over an extended 1m1f at Wolverhampton on her most recent outing back in February. Has had wind surgery since and is worth a check in the market on her return from a break.
Last Year's Winner
|11||Storm King||8||9-10||12/1||Full Result|
|T: D C GriffithsJ: S J Drowne|
Zlatan (3/1), Bit Of A Quirke (7/2), X Rated (5/1), Hats Off To Larry (9/1), Ice Canyon (9/1), Andok (10/1), Bakht A Rawan (10/1), Dark Devil (12/1), Bristol Missile (12/1), Redgrave (16/1), Bell Heather (40/1)
- Bit Of A Quirke
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