14:15 Stratford Mon 8 October 2018
Winner of a 2m novices' handicap hurdle at Huntingdon (good) in May. Well beaten off this 6lb higher mark the following month and interesting to see how he fares on his return from a break.
Flat winner and good efforts on soft ground on his first two starts over hurdles. Held eighth on handicap debut at Fontwell (2m3f, good) last time and is returning from a break.
Winner of a 17 runner 2m1f handicap hurdle at Newton Abbot (good) in May. Wore a tongue tie for the the first time that day is one to note despite an 8lb rise in the weights.
Struggled over fences in recent times including when beaten 26L at Worcester (2m4f, good) last time out. Placed off a 5lb higher mark on his most recent hurdles appearance in August last year.
promising third in a 2m novice hurdle at Ludlow (soft) in March. Stumbled badly prior to pulling up on handicap debut subsequently and is making his return from a break.
Placed twice over hurdles including when beaten 20L in a heavy ground 2m contest at Hereford in April. Worth a check in the market on handicap and seasonal debut.
Placed in a couple of point-to-points in Ireland but held in three starts over hurdles so far. Market support would be notable switched to handicaps for the first time.
Winner on the Flat over 1m6f at Catterick (good-to-firm) in August. Has run well on defeat twice subsequently and market support would be interesting on his handicap debut in this sphere.
Failed to figure in three complete starts over hurdles including over an extended 2m3f at Chepstow (soft) in March. Making his handicap and seasonal debut.
Winner of a 1m2f seller at Leicester (good-to-firm) in August when trained by Brian Meehan. Stepped up on hurdling debut when finishing 11L second at Plumpton (2m, good) two weeks ago. Tackles older rivals on handicap debut.
Beaten 33L in a five runner novice hurdle over this C&D on good ground last time out. Racing from out of the handicap in this contest.
Last Year's Winner
Unsafe Conduct (4/1), Cosmic King (9/2), The Resdev Way (5/1), Malangen (6/1), Come On Charlie (13/2), Full (8/1), Mr Washington (12/1), Pirate Look (14/1), Turnbury (20/1), Stop Talking (25/1), Wahwonaisa (66/1)
- Unsafe Conduct
- The Resdev Way
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