14:30 Nottingham Wed 10 October 2018
Beaten under 2L in outings at York and Kempton. That is arguably the best form on offer and the application of cheekpieces could help.
Arch colt who is a $220,000 half-brother to a winner in the US. Only a fair introduction when third at Kempton in February, but should do better this time.
Sea The Stars colt who fetched 125,000gns as a foal and whose dam was smart over hurdles and on the Flat. Plenty of stamina in his pedigree and looks a long-term prospect.
Promising debut at Haydock, but failed to progress when favourite and well beaten at Newbury. Bit to prove for the time being.
Down the field in races on the AW at Wolverhampton and Kempton. Looks one for next season when he is likely to go handicapping.
Colt by Sea The Moon who cost 35,000 gns as a yearling and is a half-brother to 10 winners over a variety of distances. Unfancied in the betting when down the field on debut at Newbury and may need more time to develop.
Dunaden gelding who is a half-brother to winning hurdler Nelson's Touch. Not disgraced on debut at Goodwood, but looks one for the future.
Mastercraftsman colt who is from the family of Group 3 winner Whazzis. Nicely backed when running no sort of race on debut at Salisbury and is surely capable of better for leading connections.
Solid run at Haydock sandwiched between ordinary efforts at Doncaster and Newmarket. Already looking exposed and may fare better in handicap company.
Nayef filly who was bought for 90,000 gns as a yearling and is a sister to useful middle-distance performer Hawafez. Showed up for a long way before fading on debut at Kempton and should last longer this time.
Last Year's Winner
|7||Merlin Magic||2||9-5||8/1||Full Result|
|T: D R C ElsworthJ: S De Sousa|
Alnadir (15/8), Al Thoorayah (5/2), Amorously (4/1), Eagles By Day (7/1), Frankadore (14/1), Time Immemorial (14/1), Strindberg (20/1), The Pink'n (25/1), Eucalyptus (50/1), Mon Frere (100/1)
- Al Thoorayah
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