18:55 Musselburgh Sat 15 September 2018
2017 C&D winner won at Catterick in August and went well here next when third. Not quite at that level here latest but overall form is solid although she doesn't appeal as well handicapped.
Landed a hat-trick of seconds all as favourite in last three races including once over C&D. Handicap remained the same throughout the run so has to be considered a leading contender once again.
Ran comfortably his best race to date over C&D latest when only beaten a short head. Upped 2lb but could easily be coming to hand now so has to be considered one of the most likely winners of this contest.
C&D winner earlier this season appreciates cut in the ground. Back to winning ways latest at Beverley (5f) off same mark as win here but 5lb higher now so task considerably tougher today.
Never better than third in seven races to date. Latest effort when a close sixth at Newcastle over 5f was better but AW form overall is stronger and may need 6f.
Two years since her lone win but sound efforts the last three times including over C&D the last twice with a third and fourth where Astrophysics was third. Each-way potential again but others appeal as stronger.
Three from 55 career strike rate although at least has two C&D wins (2016 and 2014). 27 race losing streak now and 15 of those this season. Not easy to be optimistic.
Seemingly regressive veteran has gone 24 starts since winning by the minimum margin early last season at Ayr. Unplaced in 10 this season and suspect pipe and slippers await.
Unplaced in all 16 career starts. Latest fifth over C&D here was one of his better efforts but not the sort to have any faith in.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Miss L A PerrattJ: D Nolan|
Miss Dd (6/4), Kinloch Pride (4/1), Twentysvnthlancers (7/1), Jeffrey Harris (8/1), Astrophysics (8/1), Another Angel (17/2), Piazon (10/1), Newgate Sioux (10/1), Goninodaethat (28/1), Thornaby Princess (33/1), Griffin Street (33/1)
- Miss Dd
- Jeffrey Harris
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