17:40 Wolverhampton Mon 13 August 2018
Some promise in maiden/novice company at Chelmsford, but well fended off in handicaps at Lingfield and over this C&D in the spring. Back from a break, sporting new cheekpieces, must improve.
Cost £40,000 as a yearling, showing a reasonable level of juvenile form; disappointing since switched to handicapping (with and without headgear); still plenty of time to come good, makes debut for new yard here.
Showed little of note in first four starts but did better penultimate outing when fourth at Kempton over a mile. Another poor show here over extended-mile since and has work to do.
Promising third of 17 over this trip at Leicester (good) on debut for this yard June. Failed to build on that effort upped to 1m at Chepstow (good-to-firm) later that month and is returning from a short break. Can do better.
Seven-race maiden who is finding registering his first win to be a fairly elusive pursuit; made little impact in handicap company for Marco Botti and beaten 7L over 1m2f at Yarmouth on debut for this trainer. Down in trip.
Came good over C&D late last month, forging clear late on. Raised 7lb and must do better again if hoping to follow up.
Formerly trained in Ireland by Ken Condon, shown little in seven starts so far, including on debut for new handler over 1m4f at the Curragh last month in a maiden. Best effort came over this 7f trip at Roscommon in June.
In good hands for one who has a stylish pedigree although it's very obvious that she is still learning her trade. Well fended off in C&D maiden last time. May improve on handicap debut with cheekpieces added.
No impact in novice contests and failed to beat any of 13 rivals home on handicap bow at Newcastle (7f, AW) in June. Looks to be holding weak claims.
Little to shout about in three qualifying runs and finished last (beaten 23L) on handicap bow at Thirsk (1m, good to soft). Will need to improve but possible back on the AW handicapping.
Seven-race maiden, sent off big prices each time and not looked like making a breakthrough so far. Has shaped with some degree of promise over 6f here before at least.
Last Year's Winner
|11||Anna Medici||3||9-7||7/2||Full Result|
|T: Sir Mark PrescottJ: Manuel Fernandes|
Javelin (13/8), Spiced (4/1), Harbour Approach (9/2), World Breaker (10/1), Miss Milla B (10/1), Descendant (14/1), Macgregor's Pal (16/1), Elusif (20/1), Wide Acclaim (25/1), Soar Above (28/1), Canimar (40/1), Ruby Sound (150/1)
- Harbour Approach
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