16:05 Yarmouth Wed 19 September 2018
Last three wins have come over this C&D but disappointed over it in stronger company last time. Quicker ground will help but is proving hard to predict.
Won over this C&D on stable debut in May and has run to a similar level since. 3lb rise makes life tougher again but should be expected to be involved.
Yet to win on turf but arguably well treated off a 16lb lower mark than on AW. Last run on turf at Sandown showed he has the capability although it came with cut in the ground.
Won on handicap debut on the AW and showed a tenacious attitude when a narrow loser at Kempton. Open to improvement back on turf despite rise in the weights and looks one to follow. Stable has won two of the last five renewals.
Finished a good third at Windsor but looked a tricky ride when cheekpieces replaced blinkers. Gelded since and open to improvement if that has desirable effect.
Has enjoyed a good season and followed two wins with another good second at Newmarket. Finished just in front of Bint Dandy when the soft surface didn't help last time over this C&D. Likely to be competitive again on this ground.
Both wins last year came over this C&D and back on last winning mark. However they came in Class 5 company and more required on previous form in this grade.
Gained a third career win on his second start for new yard but has struggled in three starts since and showed little on his reappearance from a break.
Won a novice on his third start but below that level when fourth on handicap debut. Open to progress but may need further in time. Stable has won this twice in the last nine years.
Last Year's Winner
|6||Zabeel Prince||4||9-8||8/11||Full Result|
|T: R VarianJ: Andrea Atzeni|
Enigmatic (11/4), Employer (3/1), Pactolus (5/1), Croque Monsieur (11/2), Balgair (7/1), Bint Dandy (14/1), Gateway (14/1), Blaze Of Hearts (14/1), Wicker (14/1), International Law (40/1)
- Croque Monsieur
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