17:55 Newcastle Thu 17 January 2019
2017 C&D winner ran on well for fourth at Wolverhampton latest over 1m1½f. Upped by the handicapper for that and may not get favoured strong pace here in smaller field.
Won first two starts for this yard in late 2017 before handicapper took hold. Back from hurdling (one run) now and returns to this stable 2lb lower than last win so possibilities of another revival.
Ran well in all four starts for this yard and after rearing at the start latest and losing several lengths he rallied really well for third over C&D. Same mark here so claims look pretty compelling providing no repeats at the start.
10-time AW winner (eight in Greece) won first turf race at Yarmouth in October. Excuses the last twice on AW so not ruled out by any means here and expecting a bold bid.
Won seven of 59 races in long career for Richard Fahey including one AW score. Short of his best in last three starts but mark now workable so possibilities if new surroundings perk him up.
Last Year's Winner
Glory of Paris (11/10), Fayez (5/2), Sheila's Treat (7/2), Gabrial's Kaka (22/1), Malaspina (33/1)
- Glory of Paris
- Sheila's Treat
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