15:20 Nottingham Wed 7 November 2018
Penalised for scoring at Wolverhampton (5f, AW) last time. CV suggests that he might struggle to follow up, but clearly can't be ruled out.
Went close from 2lb lower at Yarmouth (6f, good to firm) in September. Well held at Kempton last time, but has claims if able to bounce back.
Runner-up in four of last five starts. Drops 1lb for this and is again likely to be on the premises.
2-29, both his wins coming over slightly further. Ran well again at Bath last time, when nabbing fourth and each-way claims from 1lb lower.
Scored over C&D (soft) two starts ago, when 4lb lower. Held from 2lb higher than this last time. Couldn't rule him out if back to his best, but probably wants rain.
3lb lower than her only win, at Thirsk (5f, good to soft) last year. Went very close from this mark at Redcar last time. Needs to pull out a bit more but would not be an undeserving winner.
Back in better form when less than 3L fourth behind The Golden Cue here (5f, soft) last month. More needed, but each-way player.
Prolific winner and well held behind The Golden Cue here last month. On a handy mark if at his best, but not easy to be confident that he will.
Made all to score from 5lb lower at Catterick on his penultimate start. Held back there from this mark last time, so more needed.
Went very close from this mark at Musselburgh (5f, good) in August, but out of sorts since, leaving him a bit to prove.
Got off the mark at the 10th attempt at Ayr (5f, soft) last time, doing the job in fine style. Handicapper did not miss that, however, and an 11lb rise will make the follow up tough enough. Respected nonetheless.
Dual 5½f winner on firm ground in May, the latter when 2lb lower. Below that level since, however, and has a bit to prove.
Beaten 4L by The Golden Cue over C&D last time and this C&D scorer (in first-time blinkers) looks up against it.
5lb 'wrong' at the weights and tailed off last time. Has not won since 2015 and unlikely to end the drought here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: S DixonJ: Jamie Gormley|
Honey Gg (5/1), Kodicat (6/1), Mable Lee (7/1), Secret Potion (7/1), Storm Melody (8/1), Pearl Noir (11/1), Savannah's Show (11/1), Precious Plum (12/1), Toolatetodelegate (14/1), The Golden Cue (14/1), Seamster (16/1), Astrophysics (16/1), Straightothepoint (16/1), Twentysvnthlancers (16/1), Roy's Legacy (25/1), Poppy Jag (33/1), Minty Jones (100/1)
- Mable Lee
- Honey Gg
- Precious Plum
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