14:05 Taunton Thu 15 November 2018
Struggled in two novice hurdles so far most recently on good ground at Stratford a month ago. Others hold stronger claims.
Maiden after eight point-to-point and four Rules starts. Better effort on hurdling debut in August but probably best watched on debut for a new yard.
Placed in a bumper on good ground at Down Royal in May. Well beaten on debut for this yard in a similar race at Ffos Las (good-to-soft) last month and interesting to see how he fares on hurdling debut.
Winner on the Flat but stuggled in that sphere on his sole start of 2018. Wears a hood for the first time on stable and hurdles debut.
Beaten 19L into sixth in a 2m Ludlow (good) bumper when debuting in May. Pulled up over hurdles at Stratford (2m6f, good) last month and wears a tongue tie for the first time on debut for this yard.
Won and placed in bumpers but disappointed when sixth at Worcester (2m, good) last month on his final bumper start. One for the shortlist on hurdles debut.
17 race maiden finished 16L sixth in a handicap hurdle at Fontwell (good) in August. More needed on his return from a break.
Finished fourth on his last two starts including when beaten 20L in a maiden hurdle at Wincanton (good-to-firm) last month. Represents a top yard and this step up in distance should suit.
Never a factor when finishing last of 11 in a soft ground Newbury bumper on debut in March. Others make more appeal.
Sole Flat success came in a 1m2f selling handicap at Chelmsford in August. Tongue tie applied for the first time on hurdles debut.
Last Year's Winner
|T: C L TizzardJ: T Scudamore|
Southfield Torr (11/8), Represented (9/4), Khanisari (6/1), Serveontime (7/1), Ataguiseamix (8/1), Our Boy (10/1), Dora's Field (33/1), Demon Fou (40/1), Sum Fun Now (40/1), Game In The Park (50/1), Realt Or (50/1)
- Southfield Torr
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