15:10 Newmarket Sat 11 August 2018
Winner on stable debut (well backed) at Chester in May. Down the field at Redcar last time but still on a fair mark based on his old form and another bold show would not surprise.
Likes to race on the pace and made a satisfactory reappearance at Ripon in April. Presumably been waiting for easier ground given subsequent absence, and recent rain will aid his cause here.
Successful three times from five starts and made a winning handicap debut over 1m1f at Yarmouth last month. Better form when runner-up to Hasanoanda over C&D last time, and should continue to progress.
Improved from debut to win at Salisbury (1m, soft) and placed in listed class on final start of 2017. Not discredited on quicker ground this year, but suspicion is that he will do better returned to a softer surface now.
Facile winner of a Haydock novice in June, and better than result when sixth of 8 to Wells Farhh Go in Bahrain Trophy here last month. Still unexposed, and likely to improve further at this sort of trip.
Represents last year's winning connections, and has won his last three in handicaps, facing a simple task when scoring over C&D last time. Good claimer booked, and will continue to give a good account.
Has gained two of his three wins this season at around this trip, and better than ever at Epsom for latest success. Takes a hike in class here, though, and others look stronger on balance.
Last Year's Winner
|4||Thundering Blue||4||8-12||11/2||Full Result|
|T: D MenuisierJ: Kieran Shoemark|
Danceteria (9/4), Kaanoon (3/1), Alternative Fact (4/1), Caliburn (6/1), Derek Duval (9/1), Restorer (12/1), Red Label (16/1), Awake My Soul (20/1)
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