12:40 Southwell Thu 15 November 2018
Very well-handicapped on old form and has placed on each of his three starts, including when a well beaten third here earlier in the week. Perhaps a shade vulnerable for win purposes given that he's yet to win in 14 AW starts.
Sole win from 12 starts came on his only start at this course. Ran okay in claiming company at Chelmsford last time and while more is needed here, can't be entirely ruled out on his return to this surface.
Well beaten on each of his seven starts including yard debut last time out. Half-brother to a very smart dirt winner so not without any sort of hope on Fibresand debut.
Badly out of form of late and often slowly away from the stalls, an obvious negative on this surface. Well handicapped but no guarantee he will handle this surface on Fibresand debut and others preferred.
C&D winner from a 4lb lower mark towards the end of last year. Has been hit and miss subsequently but back on her last winning mark and can't be ruled out if a return to this surface sparks a revival.
Sole win came over C&D and back on his last winning mark after some below par efforts on turf. There could be more to come on this surface and he's an interesting contender here.
Losing run stretches back to his maiden success back in 2016 and he's unplaced on all four AW starts. Well-handicapped but there's little hope he will go on this surface.
Struggling for any sort of form at present but very well-handicapped on all of his Southwell form that includes two C&D wins. One to be wary of if first-time blinkers spark a revival.
13 time C&D but has been struggling off lower marks than this in recent times and he's a long way past his best now. Likely to struggle from out of the handicap.
Last Year's Winner
Assimile (11/4), Fieldsman (7/2), Amity Island (5/1), Boots And Spurs (13/2), Zodiakos (15/2), Luath (8/1), Majeste (10/1), Couldn't Could She (16/1), Finisher (20/1), General Tufto (50/1)
- Boots And Spurs
Log in for access to this exclusive content.
Next Race Off
David Ord's last two Sporting Life Daily Nap selections have won at 3/1 and 5/1 - don't miss his Sunday tip that runs at Huntingdon.
Queen's Magic is Keith Hamer's best Sunday bet and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.
Fans of high-class Flat racing are in clover at Sha Tin on Sunday (live on Sky Sports Racing) with a ten-race card featuring Beauty Generation - we preview it here.