17:40 Taunton Mon 11 March 2019
Penalised for her C&D win in January but the mare - a half-sister to Western Ryder - ran on strongly on that occasion and can make another bold bid here. Shortlisted.
Has winners in her pedigree but the mare was well held behind Miss Honey Ryder here in January and has work to do to reverse the form despite being 7lb better off at the weights.
Finished a well beaten fifth of nine on debut at Uttoxeter in December and already has improvement to find. Likely to better over hurdles when also upped in trip judging by her pedigree.
An unraced half-sister to hurdle winners Spellbound (2m4f) and Welcometothejungle (2m4f), the mare looks the part on paper. Yard not really noted for first-time out winners though. May be better with the run behind her.
Nothing too outstanding about her pedigree and, given that her yard is quiet just now, the mare is probably best just watched to see how she handles her racecourse debut.
A daughter of tough stayer Milan, out of an unraced half-sister to a number of point-to-point winners. Represents a yard that is going great guns; worth a betting check at least.
Cost €21,000 as a foal, there was a fair bit to like about her latest effort when fourth of seven at Doncaster; the mare only weakened inside the final furlong and but still caught the eye. Another worth a betting check.
Cost €14,000 as a yearling, the mare showed a good deal of improvement at Fontwell last month and may have more to offer. She is a half-sister to a bumper winner so merits respect accordingly.
A Kayf Tara mare out of a half-sister to useful chaser Cogry and hurdle winner The Caller; likely the trip will be on the sharp side but her yard is going well so worth the customary bettering check.
Yard does well with this type of individual but the daughter of Fame And Glory does strike as one that will need a longer trip judging by her pedigree. May need more time.
A Cityscape mare out of Cill Rialaig, who won a bumper on her debut and went on to further success in a Listed bumper at Cheltenham; makes plenty of appeal on pedigree. Yard going well. Leading contender on paper at least.
A daughter of Presenting out of a Definite Article mare; her yard can have one ready for a race of this nature. Another for the shortlist.
Last Year's Winner
|T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson|
Miss Honey Ryder (3/1), Miss Austen (3/1), Toodlepip (7/2), Whoopsey (8/1), Kayf Sera Sera (17/2), Crem Fresh (10/1), Urban Artist (16/1), Avorisk Et Perils (20/1), Fu Fu (33/1), Peltwell (33/1), Czech Her Out (40/1), Kandula (40/1)
- Urban Artist
- Miss Honey Ryder
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