16:00 Beverley Tue 17 July 2018
Four-time C&D winner it is 17 starts since he last troubled the judge and he looks a little below-par at the moment. Back to a bare 7f here but and down to a grade he's not been seen in for a considerable while; back at his favourite venue.
Form has an undulating look to it his year although he did bump into one that was thriving last time at Musselburgh. Down to a good mark this trip may be a little on the short side though; needs a real test at this trip.
Today's rider replacing a claimer could well have been the catalyst for a return to winning form last time at Thirsk winning with a little to spare (second a winner since). Never followed up a win before and is up 6lb here but still respected.
Very lightly-raced sort who returns from a long absence having only had one previous run for this yard having previously raced for Michael Dods. Best effort has come at 6f and never tried at this trip before; best watched.
Yet to really get going this year for a new yard having won twice for Richard Hannon last year. Wasn't disgraced last time from a reduced mark which takes another 3lb drop this time around; well handicapped if he finds his form.
Proving very consistent this year and ran well again in defeat last time out at Redcar only going down narrowly. Off the same mark here and although that rating is 7lb above his last winning one he could well go close dropping back to 7f.
Always appears best around here (four-time course winner) and has already recording a C&D win this year off a 3lb lower mark. Looked slightly jaded at Haydock last time with this mark looking a testing one for her.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Grant TuerJ: Phil Dennis|
Mywayistheonlyway (2/1), Hitman (2/1), Pepys (5/1), Make On Madam (8/1), Zebulon (9/1), Equiano Springs (10/1), Jacbequick (12/1), Another Angel (50/1)
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