13:25 Ayr Sun 20 January 2019
Last seen in a void race at Haydock three weeks ago but 2m6f Newcastle win prior to that is decent form that has been franked by the runner-up. This trip should suit and any rain would be welcome.
Mud lover who has shown plenty in two recent C&D runs following a win with a creditable second to a bang in form rival. In good heart though may need another step forward.
No chance in a hot contest at Haydock but showed the benefit of a drop in class when scoring in a weak handicap at Wetherby on Boxing Day. More to come and can't be discounted though does have to prove he stays this longer trip.
Rattled off four wins in Point-to-points from good to soft ground but makes rules debut in a fair heat and in all probability would need to at a decent level to take this
Sold for £65,000 after his Point-to-point win last month but that form took a hit when the runner up flopped next time out. Hurdles debut now and market should give a guide a s to what is expected.
Last Year's Winner
Ask Ben (4/5), Diocese (9/2), Speak Of The Devil (6/1), Mistermoonboy (6/1), Flemens Story (6/1), Craiganboy (7/1), Pieceoftheaction (14/1)
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