17:00 Sandown Fri 14 September 2018
Returned from nearly a year off with two stiff tasks in Listed company and returns to handicaps on a workable mark. Stable form a worry and probably needs rain to be at her best.
Won on her third start and given a stiff task at Newmarket on handicap debut. Back to form at Leicester and open to progress providing the ground continues to dry.
Won two in a row and ran up to the same level when third at Newmarket. Disappointed here last time and concern that she looked an awkward ride.
Won this last year off 6lb lower and ran up to that level in two starts this year before disappointing at Kempton. Given a break but goes really well fresh and stable in good form.
Now just 3lb higher than last winning mark and hasn't been disgraced the last twice at Goodwood and Newmarket. Probably needs more help from the handicapper to return to winning ways but should be competitive.
Won both starts last year in convincing fashion and while would need to find extra off this opening mark, her trainer's runners tend to improve with age and she has to be respected.
Admirably consistent filly who showed improvement again when finishing close on her last two runs in May and June. First run since and likely to be involved again.
Won over a mile at Newbury in June before two below par runs. Better at Bath last time but the form isn't strong and others preferred.
Came off a strong pace to win in an improved effort on the AW at Kempton, however this represents much stronger company and off 7lb higher.
Last Year's Winner
|4||Crafty Madam||3||8-8||7/1||Full Result|
|T: C G CoxJ: S Hitchcott|
Augenblick (10/3), Keeper's Choice (9/2), Sayem (9/2), Crafty Madam (5/1), Blizzard (13/2), Cosmopolitan Queen (9/1), Bahamadam (12/1), Katie Lee (16/1), Roman Spinner (20/1)
- Crafty Madam
- Roman Spinner
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