13:45 Exeter Sun 20 January 2019
Pulled up on debut in June 2015 and first start since when beaten 33L over an extended 2m5f at Newton Abbot (good) last July. Others make more appeal.
Three time bumper winner in France and best effort in three hurdles starts so far came when finishing 7L second at Ffos Las (2m, heavy) last time out. Of interest once more.
Struggled in two starts over hurdles including in a 2m1f even on heavy ground here last month. Probably best watched at present.
Placed third in a good-to-firm ground novice hurdle over an extended 2m5f at Wincanton in November. Well beaten subsequently however.
Good 15L sixth behind a useful rival in a Bangor (good) novice hurdle on debut in October. This looks weaker than the maiden hurdle he contest at Newbury last time out.
Placed twice from three starts including when 2L second on hurdling debut at Hereford (good-to-firm) in October. Decent fifth at the same venue subsequently.
Stepped up on debut effort when taking a heavy ground bumper over 2m1f here by 3L last time out. One to note on debut over hurdles.
Finished last of four on sole point-to-point start and well beaten tenth on hurdling and Rules debut at Chepstow (2m, good-to-soft) recently.
Signs of ability in a couple of point-to-point runs and three Rules starts to date. Likely needs to improve on 8L fourth at Newcastle (soft) on his penultimate outing.
Going ok when coming down three out in a 2m maiden hurdle at Hereford (soft) on debut in March last year. Worth a check in the market on first start since.
Shown some promise in two most recent bumper starts at this venue. Likely best watched on first start over hurdles however.
Promising second in a 3m point-to-point at Ratchannon (good) when debuting in November. Purchased for £90,000 the following month and is a notable runner on Rules debut.
Placed in a bumper in 2016 but pulled up on hurdling debut at Chepstow (soft) when last in action 14 months ago. Hood and tongue tie tried for the first time.
Winner on the Flat twice in the past and finished a fair 19L eighth on hurdling debut at Newbury (good-to-soft) three weeks ago. Interesting to see if he can back that up.
Unraced daughter of Getaway out of a mare who contested one bumper. Market support would be notable on debut for this stable.
Fair efforts in a couple of Auteuil hurdles in the autumn. Interesting to see how he performs on debut for this stable.
Last Year's Winner
Golden Promise (11/4), Chambard (7/2), Haldon Hill (9/2), Sammy Bill (5/1), Western Duke (8/1), Rococo River (14/1), Lough Derg Diamond (16/1), Flight Deck (40/1), Le Milos (50/1), Champions Club (50/1), Anis Des Malberaux (100/1), Sweet Obsession (100/1), Snatchitback (125/1), Harry Haze (150/1), Coby Nine (150/1), Rupert Valentino (150/1)
- Golden Promise
- Haldon Hill
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