14:15 Wetherby Sat 12 January 2019
Won on debut for this yard around this time last year and ran well at Ludlow when last seen when second of nine. Perhaps harshly put up 5lb for that though and the yard form would have to be a concern.
Bounced back to form in impressive fashion at Haydock last time out. Gets contrasting conditions here and up 8lb in the handicap so not guaranteed to follow up.
Won on his seasonal return over fences at Kelso but pulled up next time and he's disappointed in a recent couple of hurdles starts. Looks vulnerable from this handicap mark at present.
Consistent sort who had been in good form towards the end of last season. Seemingly in need of the run at Taunton on return but produced a much better effort when not beaten far at Wincanton on Boxing Day; capable of going well.
Won twice last season including a win here over an extended 2m3f. Has disappointed on both starts this time around though and needs softer ground than what is likely here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Evan WilliamsJ: L P Aspell|
Kauto Riko (2/1), Tree Of Liberty (9/4), Beau Bay (11/4), Nuts Well (11/2), Caraline (20/1)
- Beau Bay
- Tree Of Liberty
- Kauto Riko
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