19:15 Chelmsford City Tue 13 November 2018
- 2019 Membership Available Now Handicap (Class 6)
- 5f, Standard
- 9 Runners
- Surface: Polytrack
Hasn't raced on the AW since April 2014 (0-4); made the frame on each of his last three starts on turf (5f-6f, good); rated 8lb lower on the AW; making his first racecourse appearance for three months.
1-13 on the AW and does the bulk of her racing over the minimum trip, but has kept fair form over 6f of late, including when a 2L runner up to Secret Agent at Kempton.
Four-time AW winner, including when landing the odds off a 5lb higher mark over C&D in January; weakened quickly after racing prominently here latest.
Better than he showed over C&D 15-days ago (forced wide), and was a back-to-back 5f-5½f winner immediately prior; still remains potentially well handicapped on AW form for previous trainer David O'Meara in 2017; chance.
Lost her way since winning for this rider at Leicester (5f, good to firm) in July and has something to prove on artificial surfaces (0-4); blinkers are now applied in an attempt to rejuvenate.
14lb lower than when scoring on Tapeta at Wolverhampton (5f) in November 2016; signs of a slight revival in his last couple of outings, including when beaten less than 3L (fifth) by La Fortuna over 6f here in September.
Cost 22,000gns as a juvenile and showed promise on debut at Kempton in September 2017 (fourth); far less flattering performances since and off the track since December 2017; belated handicap debut.
6-64 on the AW and this is certainly the place that he appreciates racing most; beaten less than 2L by La Fortuna off this mark over C&D in September and twice placed on Tapeta at Wolverhampton since; respected.
13-race AW maiden who competes from outside of the handicap; very unlikely given his regressive overall profile; absolutely no evidence whatsoever that wind surgery has been beneficial.
Last Year's Winner
|6||Entertaining Ben||4||9-6||8/1||Full Result|
|T: Miss Amy MurphyJ: Kevin Stott|
Red Stripes (3/1), Ladweb (7/2), Avon Green (4/1), Jorvik Prince (7/1), Impart (8/1), No More Commisery (10/1), Royal Mezyan (12/1), Sparkalex (16/1), Storm Trooper (20/1)
- Red Stripes
Matt Brocklebank is in the Sporting Life Daily Nap hotseat on Wednesday and he reckons Warren Greatrex's Top Rock Talula can justify support at Lingfield.
Anita Chambers backs Caspar The Cub to get back to winning ways on Wednesday - she has a tip for every race.
We preview the Southorn Handicap at Happy Valley on Wednesday, live on Sky Sports Racing at 2.15, with a rundown of each runner and a look at potential tactics.