16:55 Chester Sat 14 July 2018
Winner of three of his last four starts including by a neck at Haydock (6f, good-to-firm) last time out. Has to defy a 2lb rise if he's to take advantage of a good draw here.
Victorious three times last season but yet to hit top gear this time around. Handicap mark is falling as a result and market support would be interesting back over 6f.
Placed on his first two starts this season and put in a fair effort when finishing fourth over 5f on good ground here last time. Return to 6f looks likely to suit.
Successful on her first three starts for this yard but finished well beaten over an extended 5f at Doncaster (good-to-firm) last time out and best form has come over the minimum distance.
Winner over 5f at Beverley (good-to-firm) in May but not really gone on from that and finished a well held fourth of five at Haydock recently. Wears a hood and cheekpieces for the first time.
Novice stakes winner over an extended 5f at Bath (good) on her penultimate outing. Well held fifth on her return to handicaps last time. Well drawn in this contest.
Dual winner including on seasonal debut at Ripon (6f, soft) in April. Disappointed twice since and others hold stronger claims.
Stepped up on seasonal debut when finishing runner-up over an extended 7f on good-to-firm ground here last time out. Effective over this trip.
Firm ground 5f winner at Bath in May last year. Well held thereafter and including on seasonal and stable debut over 7f at Wolverhampton in April.
Maiden after nine starts and well held on all four appearances this term. Wide draw to overcome if he's to break his maiden in this event.
Last Year's Winner
|T: R A FaheyJ: Connor Murtagh|
Mr Wagyu (5/4), Gabrial The Devil (4/1), Charming Guest (9/2), Ginbar (9/2), Feebs (9/1), Bahuta Acha (14/1), Seen The Lyte (14/1), John Kirkup (16/1), Fortunate Vision (16/1), Campion (40/1), Zizum (100/1)
- Mr Wagyu
- Gabrial The Devil
- Charming Guest
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