16:00 Southwell Wed 13 February 2019
Cost €120,000 as a juvenile but was sold at a knockdown price of 1,000gns in July 2018; 0-2 for this trainer and turned in a rather tepid effort over this trip at Chelmsford (finished sixth of seven) latest.
More than capable of finding a small race somewhere eventually, and this is far from the strongest of novice contests; feasible that he'll improve for a recent C&D run (his first start since August); type to require a strong early gallop over 6f.
Cost €50,000 as a juvenile (as a brother to the 1m-1m2f winner Toffee Apple); arrived late to action, only making his debut when finishing just under 12L fourth of seven (Haader sixth) in a 6f Chelmsford novice last month.
Eight-race maiden; one-paced towards the finish when a beaten 11/8f over 7f at Newcastle latest (in first-time cheekpieces); surely won't find a better winning opportunity than this 6f contest; clearly the horse to beat if taking to Fibresand.
From a 1m winning dam; low-key so far (0-2), although did bump into a couple of reasonably talented horses (Dawn Delight and Master Diver) over 6f at Newcastle latest; denied the opportunity to race there on February 1st (by snow).
Last Year's Winner
|T: J A OsborneJ: D C Costello|
Playfull Spirit (1/1), Poet's Pride (6/5), Snooze Button (16/1), Haader (20/1), Polished Article (80/1)
- Playfull Spirit
- Poet's Pride
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