16:15 Newmarket Sat 13 October 2018
Has won two of his last three starts, very impressive when winning from a wide draw at Chester last time. Left on the same mark by the handicapper and shouldn't be far away.
A winner on debut at Hamilton but he's been a beaten favourite on three of his next four starts. Quicker ground a concern here and others preferred.
Belatedly got his head in front when justifying odds-on favouritism at Newmarket and didn't need to improve to follow up at Epsom. Disappointed when upped in trip at Doncaster latest but may do better here back at 7f.
Justified favouritism in a Musselburgh maiden in August but hasn't been able to land a blow off this sort of mark in two subsequent runs. May need relief from the handicapper.
Showed very little since a promising effort in a maiden on debut. A return to quicker ground should suit but not certain to appreciate this drop in trip.
A winner on debut at Windsor and returned to form with a good second at Yarmouth last time. Sure to appreciate the step up in trip here and may be capable of progression.
Has won two of his last three starts but probably fair to say there's nothing special about the form of either of those. Didn't seem to appreciate the this trip at Leicester earlier in the campaign and there's enough question marks for now.
Last Year's Winner
|4||Rufus King||2||9-7||16/1||Full Result|
|T: M JohnstonJ: P J McDonald|
Barristan The Bold (5/2), Indian Viceroy (7/2), Caballero (4/1), Happy Power (5/1), Watchmyeverymove (6/1), Shallow Hal (6/1), Fraser Island (7/1), Baronial Pride (9/1), Mr Diamond (12/1)
- Shallow Hal
- Indian Viceroy
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