13:45 Ludlow Thu 17 January 2019
Struggled in two hurdles starts since joining this stable and likely to be of more interest once tackling handicap company.
Placed in a couple of Irish point-to-points last spring. Well beaten on Rules debut in October however and others hold stronger claims.
Returning from wind surgery when finishing 13L fourth over an extended 2m at Taunton (good) last month. Interesting to see if he can repeat that effort.
Failed to figure in seven starts under Rules so far including on handicap debut at Uttoxeter (2m, soft) last time out.
Point-to-point winner on heavy ground last April. Signs of ability in a couple of hurdles starts since joining this yard but more needed if he's to take this event.
Stepped up on hurdles debut when finishing fourth over an extended 2m5f at Wincanton (good) earlier this month. Further improvement needed if he's to register a victory in this contest.
Career best effort when finishing third of 18 over an extended 2m at Bangor (soft) last time out. Step up in trip should suit and looks likely to play a leading role.
Placed in a 3m novice hurdle at Southwell (good) in November. Fell two out when leading at Leicester (good-to-firm) subsequently and this looks a weaker contest than the Ascot race he contested last time. Hood and tongue tie applied.
Placed in a bumper at Bangor (good-to-soft) last spring. Promising 15L sixth over an extended 2m3f at Chepstow (soft) on hurdling debut last time out and improvement likely.
Placed in a Ballinrobe (2m1f, good) bumper in May 2017. Fair 28L fourth in a 2m4f maiden hurdle at Uttoxeter (heavy) on debut for this stable last month and interesting to see how he fares.
Placed in a 2m bumper at Uttoxeter (good) in June. Struggled since and probably best watched having pulled up last time out.
Good second in a bumper over an extended 1m7f at Wincanton (good) on debut last May. Disappointed at Southwell (good) on return from a break however and makes her debut over hurdles.
Signs of ability in point-to-points and bumpers in Ireland. Won a 3m point-to-point at Wadebridge (good) last time out and is making her debut over hurdles.
Last Year's Winner
|Call Me Sid||6||11-5||100/1|
|T: Mrs J MasonJ: David Bass|
Rapper (11/8), Stop The World (3/1), Reve (9/2), Sudden Destination (9/2), Do It For Thy Sen (14/1), Gaelic Poet (20/1), Monk's View (25/1), Shelcomeonfordrun (25/1), Organdi (33/1), Mayohill (50/1), Family Man (66/1), Bob Maxwell (100/1), Game In The Park (100/1), All Change (100/1)
- Stop The World
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