15:10 Taunton Thu 15 November 2018
Well beaten on the Flat in recent starts and pulled up in selling company when last in action over hurdles in September.
Completed a double when winning over an extended 2m1f at Fontwell (good) in August. Closed third there subsequently and another bold show looks likely.
Returned from a short break with victory in a handicap hurdle over an extended 1m7f at Wincanton (firm) last time out. Raised 3lb for that success and is one for the shortlist once more.
Placed twice in novice hurdles but struggled upped to 2m7f at Bangor (good) on handicap debut last month. Worth a check in the market dropping in distance.
Placed on each of his last four starts most recently over 2m at Uttoxeter (good) in June. Market support would be notable on his return from a break.
Well beaten over an extended 2m2f at Exeter (good) earlier this month on his return from a break. Well over two years since his most recent victory.
Struggled over 2m1f at Exeter (good-to-firm) last month when returning from a break. More needed if he's to take this contest.
Winner of 14 races but finished well held at Exeter (2m1f, good-to-firm) last month on his return from a break. Well handicapped on his old form but others hold stronger claims.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore|
Borak (9/4), Magical Thomas (3/1), Mr Lando (4/1), Mead Vale (6/1), Catchin Time (7/1), Silver Quay (8/1), Thundering Home (25/1), Cool Macavity (28/1)
- Magical Thomas
- Mead Vale
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