17:45 Kempton Sat 16 February 2019
Irish import who was making his debut for this stable when shaping quite well to be fifth over 1m1½f at Wolverhampton at the start of the month. Down 2lb and up in trip, he is an interesting contender.
Winning hurdler who is 2-3 on the AW and shaped well at this venue off 1lb higher on latest outing. Widest draw not ideal so waiting tactics are on the cards.
Behind fourth-placed Nylon Speed when sixth at this venue last time. That was his first run since August so improvement can be expected.
Back on song when scoring over C&D last month, but went up 8b and was well held on his return to this venue. Can do better off 4lb lower mark.
No wins in 13 starts, six of them over hurdles and four in bumpers. First run in a handicap and looks up against it.
Shed her maiden tag when scoring over 1m2f at this venue and latest second saw her finish ahead of Nylon Speed and Surrey Blaze. Should be thereabouts again.
Landed a Newcastle novice event in November and was a respectable sixth of 12 in a handicap at that track last month. Lightly-raced so has scope for improvement and cheekpieces are fitted.
Stable companion of Nylon Speed who has won two Flat races on turf, but has not been able to translate that ability to hurdling. Reverts to the Flat with a bit to prove.
Behind Nylon Sped at Lingfield two starts ago and generally below his best recently. Needs a revival off falling handicap mark.
Second win of his career when scoring over 1m1½f at Wolverhampton earlier this month. Steps up in trip off 3lb higher mark and cannot be ruled out.
Beat Unit Of Assessment over 1m3f at this track two starts ago, but went up 4lb and was well held by Sir Prize on latest outing. Looks high enough in the ratings.
Just doing enough when scoring at this venue on last two starts. Up a total of 6lb for those successes, but that is not too prohibitive for this progressive sort.
Beaten a long way by Sir Prize and Nylon Speed on his last two starts. Needs to find considerable improvement if he is to get involved.
A 13L third of nine on the latest of three runs in maiden/novice company. Pitched against some in-form rivals on handicap debut.
Last Year's Winner
Nylon Speed (9/2), Sir Prize (5/1), Dono di Dio (6/1), Regular Income (7/1), Unit of Assessment (10/1), Surrey Blaze (10/1), Outofthequestion (10/1), Kyoto Star (12/1), Harlow (14/1), Smiley Bagel (14/1), My Brother Mike (16/1), Arctic Chief (20/1), Harbour Quay (20/1), Esspeegee (33/1)
- Sir Prize
- Dono di Dio
- Regular Income
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