13:50 Doncaster Wed 12 September 2018
Impressive on his first couple of starts and finished runner-up at Ripon in his hat-trick bid to one that placed in a Group 3 subsequently. May struggle to concede weight to some of these and he's yet to run with soft in the going description.
Won at Newcastle before finding himself out of his depth in the Coventry at Ascot. Has resumed progress in recent starts with three placed efforts and he was a promising second in a valuable sales race at York last time. Softer ground an unknown.
Kodiac colt, cost 48,000 gns at the Breeze-ups. Dam a winner over this trip, half-sister to a Group 3 winner as a juvenile. Impressive when winning on debut at Windsor having looked green early in the race. Improvement needed but can't be ruled out.
Distant but respectable third to subsequent Coventry winner Calyx on debut and impressive when winning a novice event by 3¾L on return to Newmarket. Quickened up impressively that day and more improvement to come if he settles better.
Improved from debut to finish runner-up at Wolverhampton and took a sizable step forward when winning by 4L over 7f here. Couldn't land a blow in a Group 3 at York last time but perhaps did too much too soon and he's interesting back down in trip.
Improved from debut at Ascot when winning a Salisbury maiden, beating a pair of subsequent winners who finished second and third. Needs plenty more to play a part at this level on debut for his new yard.
Swiss Spirit colt, cost 52,000 gns as a two-year-old. Won a decent looking maiden at Nottingham on his debut on similar ground to what he will get here and yard are flying with their juveniles this year. Improvement likely and shouldn't be far away.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Owen BurrowsJ: Jim Crowley|
Khaadem (11/8), Converter (5/1), Alfie Solomons (6/1), Yousini (7/1), Swissterious (8/1), Fares Kodiac (17/2), Walkman (22/1)
- Alfie Solomons
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