17:45 Kempton Wed 12 September 2018
Course winner who enjoyed a good spell during the spring. Efforts have been below par recently and blinkers are utilised to try and arrest the slide.
Has winning form from 6f-1m1f and particularly effective in this grade of event. His wins have come on turf and Tapeta, but he has been down the field on his two previous Polytrack outings.
Showed a tough attitude to defeat a subsequent winner when opening his account at Southwell in March. Not as good on two turf starts since and a four month absence suggests there have been issues. The market should be informative.
Endured a rough passage from an unhelpful draw in similar company on Saturday. Not easy to win with but has solid each-way claims once again.
Beat a poor lot in a Chepstow seller and now faces better horses on worse terms than if this had been a handicap.
Has an excellent chance based on official ratings. Landed his only previous start in a claimer back in May and has won three times for today's booked rider.
In good form currently but hard to fancy at the weights. Record of 0-11 at this trip makes this even harder.
Made most to win a slowly run Wolverhampton contest with little to spare. Held on both starts since and hard to think she can improve enough to defy a stiff task at the weights.
Soon in trouble at Wolverhampton on Saturday and that run leaves him with an awful lot to find with Tigerwolf, even with cheekpieces to assist.
Record of 2-8 on AW tracks looks reasonable enough and there were encouraging signs last time. However, he would be facing a much easier test if this was a handicap.
Front-runner who has 14L to find with Agueroo on Chelmsford running in May. Gets a 12lb pull and that should not be enough given her poor AW record.
Last Year's Winner
|6||Red Trooper||4||8-7||6/1||Full Result|
|T: George BakerJ: Josephine Gordon|
Glory of Paris (10/3), Tigerwolf (7/2), Acrux (6/1), Big Brave Bob (6/1), Aguerooo (6/1), Onefootinparadise (10/1), Assassinate (14/1), Vibes (20/1), Mad Endeavour (33/1), Spin Top (33/1), Ocean Temptress (50/1)
- Big Brave Bob
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