15:20 Uttoxeter Wed 18 July 2018
Victorious in a maiden hurdle at Hexham (2m, good) last time out. Making just his third start for this yard and one to note under a penalty.
Placed twice on the Flat last month and followed that up with a 17L success in a three runner contest over C&D recently. Likely to run well once more.
Placed on the Flat in Ireland and registered his first hurdling victory when winning by 9L at Worcester (2m, good-to-firm) last week. Represents a leading yard and is one for the shortlist under a penalty.
Five time winner on the Flat and ran well over an extended 1m in that sphere last month. Well held twice since however and probably best watched now switched to hurdles.
Victorious over an extended 1m3f at Yarmouth (good-to-firm) last August. Promising second on soft ground at Chepstow (1m4f) on debut for this yard in May but disappointed upped in trip subsequently. Worth a check in the market on hurdling debut.
Dual Flat winner but not fared as well over hurdles and pulled up on his final start for previous yard at Kempton (2m, good) in April. Others make more appeal.
Well held in a bumper on debut last autumn and an early casualty when making her hurdling debut at Stratford (good-to-firm) last month. Others hold stronger claims.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton|
Weightfordave (5/4), Competition (2/1), Big Time Dancer (5/1), Astute Boy (7/1), Ray's The Money (20/1), Captain Revelation (100/1), Gamboling Gigi (100/1)
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