13:15 Fontwell Fri 9 November 2018
Winner here in May (from a 4lb lower mark) but hasn't gone on from that, although looked ready for another try at this trip after never getting to the leaders here over shorter last time out. This is a weak enough race for him to be considered.
Had shown ability in novice hurdles so close third on handicap debut at Uttoxeter last time wasn't totally unexpected, despite 25-1 price tag. This trip is an unknown but has improvement to come and if staying it, has chances here.
Can take a hold in his races so small field probably not ideal, but stays this far and is capable off this mark. Two runs this autumn leave a lot to be desired, however, and he needs the rain to stay away as well. Risky.
On a ridiculously good mark these days and will probably win again at some point this winter, but is showing very little at present and best to wait until showing more signs of life.
No win in 13 starts but is getting nearer, and recent second at Ffos Las resulted in him getting a 3lb rise. Will stay this trip, and if settling well early on, will have her chance late in the day.
Mixes hurdles and fences but in truth, doesn't have a lot of success with either and has only won one of his 28 starts. Achieved little when a well beaten second here (fences) last time out and hard to make solid case for, even in a race this weak.
Second over C&D from 1lb higher in August offers some hope and trip was clearly too short for him at Plumpton last time out. Might get his own way up front here and with conditions no problem, may be capable of causing a minor upset.
Last Year's Winner
|T: C GordonJ: Tom Cannon|
Gold Bonne Raine (11/4), Waikiki Waves (3/1), Love The Leader (4/1), Downloadtheapp (9/2), Snowball (6/1), Quinto (7/1), Mr Mulliner (16/1), Mauna Kea (16/1)
- Mr Mulliner
- Gold Bonne Raine
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