14:10 Stratford Mon 11 March 2019
Irish raider who got off the mark at Gowran in November and has equalled that level of form in a pair of Grade 3 contests since. Not in the same form on latest when held up (usually front runs) but place claims here.
Modest level of ability in four attempts over hurdles and needs to make dramatic improvement to play a part against these.
First foal, dam won over hurdles and fences from 2m2f to 2m6f. Capable yard can have debut winners so worth a look in betting.
Tailed off in two runs over hurdles including in a hood last time (retained here) and not hard to look elsewhere.
Possibly flattered when second in slowly run race at Market Rasen penultimate start and didn't run up to that at Warwick since. Bit to prove now.
All his form on the Flat was on the AW and hasn't shown enough in two goes over hurdles to be of interest.
No ability to date and impossible to fancy on all known evidence.
66/1 and tailed off last on Ludlow debut last month and needs to step up hugely on that to be of interest.
Stepped up on debut when showing ability at Warwick last month but will probably be of more interest when handicapping after this.
Completed a hat trick on the Flat last summer up to 1m2f. Very promising hurdling debut in a Grade 2 at Kempton last month behind a smart winner. This represents a huge drop in grade and sets a clear standard.
Won a small handicap in the mud at Ffos Las last summer but jumped moderately when tailed off at 100/1 on hurdling debut and impossible to fancy.
Only 3/1 on English debut when with Ben Pauling at Plumpton in September but showed nothing and now starts out for new trainer.
Last Year's Winner
Red Force One (4/6), Lever Du Soleil (11/4), Favori De Sivola (7/1), Honorable (8/1), Phoenician Star (14/1), Flere Imsaho (33/1), Lucky's Dream (50/1), Barnay (66/1), Homing Star (100/1), Raffles Surprise (125/1), Noble Saffron (200/1), No Cruise Yet (250/1)
- Red Force One
- Lever Du Soleil
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