12:05 Wetherby Sat 8 December 2018
Scored over fences in France, but that sole win came from 38 attempts. Gelded since last seen in September and looks one to watch on British/stable debut.
20-1 and respectable effort in debut in a Ffos Las maiden bumper in October. Bred to do better now tackling obstacles and this longer trip. Could go well.
Looked well ahead of his Newbury bumper debut last month, when 14½L eighth. Interesting now upped in trip for hurdles debut, with decent claimer up.
1-20 on the Flat (won over 1m6f on good to firm), where he is officially rated 66. Soft ground is a concern, but his trainer does well here and he would be interesting if backed.
Point-to-point winner who was beaten 25L here on his hurdles debut (2m3½f, good) last month. Stable's runners usually improve for their debut, but he may be more of a handicap proposition.
Sent off 100-1 for his recent debut at Ayr and showed next to nothing. Cheekpieces now on but can only watch.
Has shown some promise in both a bumper for Malcolm Jefferson and on his reappearance/stable debut here over hurdles last month. Should be capable of improvement now upped in trip, and will need some to compete.
Last in both a bumper and on his hurdles debut on good/heavy ground. Can only watch.
Irish point-to-point winner who has shown promise on both rules starts. More needed, but step up again in trip looks positive. Not ruled out of the prizes.
Dual Exeter bumper winner on soft/heavy last season. Taken out of intended hurdles debut back there due to the ground (good to soft). Looks to have a future and is very interesting on his hurdles debut.
Dual bumper winner who was beaten just over 4L in a Cheltenham Grade 2 on his recent hurdles debut. That is the best hurdles form in this field, and with the potential for improvement now upped in trip, he looks the one to beat.
Last Year's Winner
|Knight In Dubai||4||10-12||9/2|
|T: D SkeltonJ: Bridget Andrews|
Two For Gold (4/6), Time To Move On (6/4), Fifth Symphony (11/1), Thelongwayaround (14/1), Dr Time (20/1), Mountain Hawk (25/1), Burdigala (50/1), My Turgeon (50/1), Ice Galley (50/1), Iwasthefutureonce (80/1), Jack Riddell (200/1)
- Two For Gold
- Time To Move On
- Fifth Symphony
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