16:35 Hexham Thu 14 March 2019
Revels in testing conditions and just 3lb above her last winning mark (2m Hereford); had wind surgery since her last start at Ffos Las in December, and this race looks to be less competitive; trainer 0-3 at Hexham.
3L runner-up to the progressive Derriana Spirit in a mares' novices' hurdle over C&D in December (soft); not as effective back in handicap company since (keen); stays further than 2m.
Made all when justifying short odds over C&D in May (mares' novices); disappointing in handicap company so far, although it remains early days; should handle these conditions; stablemate of Princess Mononoke.
Won on three separate occasions on soft to heavy ground between January and April 2018 (2m1f-2m4f); 5lb above her last winning mark, and returns as a fresh horse off a 102-day absence; stablemate of Birch Vale.
Runner-up to Weather Front over C&D in November before breaking her duck at Catterick (2m3f+, soft) the following month; still just about progressing but needs to find even more improvement on handicap debut.
Lightly-raced (0-4 over hurdles); returns to action from wind surgery; her dam Mini Master was a 2m-2m4f winning hurdler.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Henry OliverJ: Mr Robert Hawker|
Llantara (15/8), Paper Roses (7/2), Birch Vale (5/1), Sweet Vinetta (6/1), Princess Mononoke (6/1), Mini Dreams (11/1), Kitty Fisher (50/1)
- Princess Mononoke
- Birch Vale
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