20:10 Thirsk Tue 17 July 2018
Still looking for his first win after seven attempts, but has done enough in four starts this season to suggest his turn is not too far away. Ground and trip look ideal.
Enjoying a good time of it this year with wins at Newcastle and Musselburgh. Has never won off a mark this high, but looks more solid than many of these rivals and should be thereabouts.
Remains a maiden after 11 starts, but hit the crossbar when a close second of eight at Hamilton last time. Up 2lb, but is on the upgrade and is one of the more likely winners.
Well held on all five starts, including on handicap debut last time. Down 5lb, but needs to show more before she can be treated as a betting proposition.
Has hinted at ability in novice/maiden company, especially at Haydock last time. One to take a close look at as he make his handicap debut for a shrewd yard.
Ayr winner in June, last year, but has been out of the placings on all subsequent starts. Last month's reappearance run over 6f was probably needed, but he needs to show improvement off 3lb lower over this longer trip.
Fair level of form to finish second on last two starts in handicap company at Wetherby and Pontefract. Looks a leading contender with trip and going to suit.
Probably found soft going against him on the latest of two handicap outings at Pontefract. Remains unexposed, like stable companion Make Me, but is the less appealing of the pair.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D O'MearaJ: D Tudhope|
Admiral Rooke (11/4), Jackpot Royale (3/1), Aliento (7/2), Make Me (5/1), Lady Safeara (7/1), Ventura Gold (8/1), Glacier Fox (16/1), She's Royal (28/1), Jackontherocks (28/1), El Bertie (33/1)
- Make Me
- Ventura Gold
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