13:25 Warwick Thu 13 December 2018
Showed fairly useful form when won mares novices at Worcester and Newbury in 2017/18, and likely to be all the better for an introductory run over fences at Bangor last month.
Progressive on a sound surface over fences, winning at Bangor and Hereford. Far from disgraced when third to Ron's Dream in a listed contest at Market Rasen last time, and not without chances here.
Won in point-to-points prior to jumping hurdles, and best effort over timber when winning at Fontwell in March. Bit to find upped in class for chase debut, but ought to do better in this sphere than over timber.
Beat Jester Jet over hurdles at Ascot and made a pleasing start over fences. Tended to jump left when 25L third of 5 to Majestic Moll in mares novice at Huntingdon last time, however, and opposable for all this track may suit better.
Won a Grade 3 handicap hurdle at Aintree in April, and has come up against a pair of smart sorts in her chase starts so far, running really well to be second each time. The one to beat on balance.
Has taken well to fences, winning at Thurles and Fairyhouse on last two starts, but latest win came off a mark of 118, and she will need further improvement to get competitive here, for all runners from her yard always merit respect.
Won at Hexham in September, and similar form when 1L second to Majestic Moll at Huntingdon last time. Not out of it, but clearly vulnerable to less exposed rivals.
Last Year's Winner
Jester Jet (8/13), Atlanta Ablaze (5/1), Mrs Lovett (6/1), Rebel Yeats (10/1), All Currencies (25/1), Belle Empress (25/1), Graceful Legend (33/1)
- Jester Jet
- Mrs Lovett
- Atlanta Ablaze
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