20:10 Kempton Wed 10 October 2018
Just the sole win for previous trainer Aidan O'Brien, but is unbeaten in three starts for Jeremy Noseda in 2018; drops back in trip (no issue) after a commanding win in the 7f Class 2 Chelmsford City Cup latest; 4-5 on the AW.
25% AW strike-rate (4-16) and goes well for Oisin Murphy; that said, he finished well down the field behind Cenotaph in the 7f Chelmsford City Cup last month; Yarmouth winner (6f) since.
Absent since finishing last of seven at Windsor in July (5f), so there's a distinct possibility that he'll need this race; 3-13 on the AW, including when a narrow winner of a Class 2 C&D handicap in March (beat Udontdodou).
Well-travelled, finished third to Intisaab in 6f Group 3 at Doha (good) in February; showed clear promise on his return from a five month break over 7f at Chelmsford recently when a closing 2+L third to Straight Right.
Has raced exclusively over 6f during a seven-race career, but brought his record on the AW to 3-5 (60%) with a career best performance when beating Procedure by 1L at Chelmsford (Class 3 handicap) last month.
Cost 300,000gns as a juvenile, but enjoyed a productive 2017 campaign for Jeremy Noseda, including when a comfortable C&D winner in October (2/9f, novice); had wind surgery since his last appearance in March; wears cheekpieces on debut for R.Cowell.
Last Year's Winner
|4||Solomon's Bay||3||9-8||9/4||Full Result|
|T: R VarianJ: S De Sousa|
Cenotaph (5/6), Breathless Times (3/1), Mazzini (6/1), Gulliver (10/1), Merhoob (14/1), Tomily (16/1), Lansky (33/1)
- Breathless Times
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