17:30 Lingfield Sat 15 September 2018
No win in eight starts and big absences in her CV hint at possible issues. Ran dreadfully when last seen out in March and with another new trip tried, there are surely stronger alternatives.
Was in good form in the spring, winning a similar contest to today's at Chepstow, but the wheels have rather fallen off on her last couple of starts, although soft ground a possible excuse last time. Needs to refind best form now.
Had shown ability in novice races before running better again on her handicap debut here earlier in the month, the step up in trip (and cheekpieces) seemingly responsible for that. Wouldn't need a lot more to get competitive here and could improve.
Form this season has been very moderate and despite trying a variety of trips, she seems to lack gears whatever she tries. Last of six latest and hard to get enthusiastic about her chances here.
Got her head in front at Chepstow in July (10f) but didn't go on from that and was rather disappointing at Kempton last time, appearing not to stay this trip. On that, not hard to look elsewhere for the winner today.
Not really progressing but did at least stop the rot to some extent with a close fifth at Yarmouth last time (beaten under 2l) and could just be she's been a slow learner. On a fair mark if she can take another step forward, and not ruled out.
Another that has just looked slow to get the hang of things but a staying-on fourth at Kempton last time out hinted at better to come. In good hands and young enough to improve, so can't be discounted easily.
Got on the scoresheet in a bottom grade contest at Brighton in April and has run to a similar level in two subsequent starts. Ground and trip both fine but may need to eke out a bit more against some possible improvers here.
Last Year's Winner
|3||Hermosa Vaquera||7||8-12||6/1||Full Result|
|T: G L MooreJ: Hector Crouch|
Dance To Paris (13/8), Voluminous (7/2), Happy Ending (7/1), Show Of Force (7/1), Alacritas (8/1), Kath's Legacy (17/2), Princess Harley (16/1), Highway One (20/1)
- Dance To Paris
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