18:40 Catterick Fri 17 August 2018
Improving on a run-to-run basis to get off the mark last time at Ffos Las (6f, good) and now makes his handicap debut with seemingly more progress to come. Trainer has a reasonable record with handicap debutantes and nicely drawn here.
Newcomer to handicaps having shaped well in his last two starts; third to previous winners at Ayr on his 2nd start and took a sound runner-up spot last time. Drop back to 6f a slight concern but still has potential in nurseries.
Showed much improved form to get off the mark on his third start at Hamilton over 6f before never really getting to the first two in a small-field York 6f nursery. Eased 2lb from his original mark which looks a rather harsh one on his form so far.
Five runs to his name so far (all at 5f) with a couple of decent efforts at Carlisle his best form. Ultimately well beaten in the Super Sprint last time at Newbury (travelled well) and looks to have a better performance in him; up to 6f now.
Produced her best performance so far on her debut over the stiff 5f at Beverley showing off the speed in her pedigree. Run with credit since having been saddled with a penalty twice and looked to need this trip; handicap debut.
Made a bright start to his career with two runner-up slots with cut in the ground but has since struggled on a quicker surface twice. Ran poorly on his handicap debut last time and just eased 2lb for that effort; mark still looks high.
Winner of a weak Ripon seller over 6f he was one of the few who arrived in any sort of form and had a simple task on his last start for his former yard. Up in trip to 7f he ran well enough last time (without headgear); handicap debut now back to 6f.
Last Year's Winner
|5||Demons Rock||2||9-13||15/8||Full Result|
|T: Tom DascombeJ: Patrick Pilley|
Triggered (5/4), Caballero (5/2), Aurag (13/2), Aloysius Lilius (11/1), Pearl Of Qatar (14/1), The Big Bad (16/1), Bengali Spirit (16/1)
- Aloysius Lilius
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