15:20 Sedgefield Fri 11 January 2019
Placed on first two starts for this yard and finished a fair 24L fourth over an extended 3m6f at Exeter (soft) last time out. Drop back in distance shouldn't inconvenience.
Handicap mark is falling following some below par efforts of late including when 27L sixth over an extended 2m4f at Southwell (soft) last month. Market support would be notable.
Improving with racing since joining this yard and recorded a first Rules success when winning by 5L at Fakenham (2m5f, good) earlier this month. Cheekpieces worn for the first time that day are retained racing off a 7lb higher mark.
Bidding to complete a hat-trick following wins at Catterick (3m1f, good-to-soft) and over this trip at Wetherby (good-to-soft) last time out. One for the shortlist under a promising amateur pilot.
Pulled up on three of his four starts for this yard including over 3m1f at Wincanton (good-to-soft) last month. Races off a mark 16lb lower than for his most recent victory.
Pulled up on his two most recent starts and hopes seem to lie with this step up in distance and application of cheekpieces (first time) bringing about a revival.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Christian WilliamsJ: James Bowen|
Sideways (15/8), Nortonthorpelegend (15/8), Mcginty's Dream (11/4), Crank Em Up (5/1), Conas Taoi (8/1), Cabragh (10/1), Chase The Wind (11/1), Overtheedge (33/1)
- Conas Taoi
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