18:45 Wolverhampton Fri 11 January 2019
Won over hurdles at Market Rasen in August, but less impact in that sphere since, and others preferred now returning to the Flat.
In the form of his life at present, and pulled out more when winning over C&D last month. Climbing the weights, but hard to rule out in current mood.
Has won over C&D, but her losing run is mounting up, and she failed to beat a rival over 1m4f here on her latest start.
Was upsides when falling in Kempton handicap hurdle in February and not seen again until down the field at Lingfield on belated Flat return last month. Entitled to do much better with that behind him.
Lightly raced, and produced her best effort when staying on well to finish third over 2m at Lingfield in November. Shortlisted with further progress a real possibility.
Good second at Chelmsford in October, but two efforts since have been poor, and he needs to prove that run wasn't a flash in the pan.
Has shown a little ability, but his last two efforts have left a lot to be desired, and he is of little interest off his current mark.
Good second over an extended 2m2f at Market Rasen (good) in August, bur recent hurdling form is poor, and tailed off when last at Leicester last month.
Bits and pieces of form for Willie Browne in Ireland only make her of minor interest, but bred for better and switch to this shrewd yard could easily see an upturn in her fortunes.
Remains a maiden after 23 Flat runs, and latest effort when 66/1 over 1m4f here suggests that situation won't get better soon.
Transformed by a switch to Fibresand and the addition of a first-time visor when winning at Southwell and ran well enough when favourite there last time. A player if proving himself as capable on Tapeta debut.
Long-standing maiden who was well held over 1m4f here last time, and looks an unlikely winner on that showing.
Little solid form, and tailed off behind Constituent at Southwell last time. Makes minimal appeal from 1lb higher.
Last Year's Winner
|1||Indian Red||4||9-2||9/4||Full Result|
|T: M H TompkinsJ: Joey Haynes|
Awesome Gal (3/1), Thresholdofadream (7/2), Betancourt (5/1), Constituent (6/1), Templier (8/1), Lady Makfi (10/1), Normandy Blue (16/1), Helf (20/1), Silvington (25/1), Iconic Boy (33/1), Essgee Nics (33/1), Mistress Viz (50/1), Anton Dolin (100/1)
- Awesome Gal
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