14:25 Ludlow Thu 15 November 2018
Beat the only other finisher in a point-to-point before making all to land a poor maiden hurdle in a slow time a fortnight ago. Faces a stiff task under a penalty but holds a fitness advantage over his chief rival.
Malinas gelding purchased for £38,000. Half-brother to the useful Warriors Tale so has the stamina for this test. Beat a useful looking field in a Wincanton bumper and makes hurdles debut with yard showing signs of hitting form.
Winner of a modest point-to-point in Ireland and bought for £30,000 afterwards. Showed some ability despite looking in need of the experience on hurdling debut and no surprise if she performed a lot better here.
Her point-to-point form lacked substance and, although she has shown some promise under rules, she looks highly tried in this sort of company.
Last Year's Winner
|T: K C BaileyJ: David Bass|
Samarquand (2/5), Shannon Hill (3/1), Geordie B (4/1), Annie Bonny (14/1), Burn Baby Byrne (16/1)
- Shannon Hill
- Annie Bonny
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