15:25 Huntingdon Thu 21 February 2019
Highly tried since an impressive debut success when beating Falcon Sun by 28. His jumping can let him down, but eased in grade and down the weights having finished lame last time.
Beaten by Falcon Sun last time and a line through that rival suggests he has work to do with Knight Destroyer. Nevertheless it was his best performance in a while and he has conditions to suit
Rated mid-70s on the Flat and has made his mark since going handicapping over hurdles. Drier ground in his favour but an 8lb rise makes this a tough test.
4-16 under NH rules and potentially well-handicapped judged on his chase form. May need this stable debut having been absent since July.
Has returned a couple of respectable efforts in novices' company on his last two starts. Handicapper has taken no chances but he does look interesting.
Travelled well last time but could not match the first two in the latter stages. Of interest now handicapping off a fair mark.
Winning stayer on the Flat (rated 74) who has shaped well in both starts over timber. Bumped into a decent sort last time when full use was made of his stamina. Wants further but another positive ride could see him hard to peg back.
Scored at Wincanton over this trip (good) two starts ago, when 7lb lower. Still hadn't really been asked a question when falling three out last time, and could still be more to come.
Given a patient ride when scoring at Warwick with something to spare. Jumped poorly when beaten last time and possible she also hit the front too soon.
Of some interest on his bumper form but his more recent achievements are less encouraging. Never a factor here on Sunday and others are more appealing.
Dropped in class and supported last time when third at Fontwell. On a fair mark but her jumping requires improvement.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D P QuinnJ: Aidan Coleman|
Thounder (5/2), Celtic Joy (9/2), The Knot Is Tied (5/1), First Quest (13/2), Dyliev (8/1), Texan Nomad (10/1), Knight Destroyer (10/1), Cilaos Glace (12/1), Oriental Flame (14/1), The Major General (14/1), The Vollan (16/1), Looks Frozen (40/1), Endless Credit (50/1)
- The Knot Is Tied
- The Major General
- Celtic Joy
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