17:40 Wolverhampton Sat 16 March 2019
Broke his maiden when winning a handicap over an extended 1m1f here by a head in first time cheekpieces (retained) last time out. Raised 3lb for that victory and is one to note down in trip.
Running well in defeat of late most recently when fourth over an extended 1m1f last month. This looks a weaker contest and she is an interesting contender with a decent draw.
Placed on her last two starts including over an extended 1m1f here earlier this month. Beaten 1L that day and strong claims of going one better on this occasion.
Beaten a neck when finishing runner-up over 7f here in January. Disappointed over that trip at Kempton subsequently and stamina to prove on her first attempt at this distance.
12 race maiden ran well when finishing 3L third in a six runner 1m handicap at Chelmsford last month. Wide draw to contend with here and vulnerable to less exposed rivals.
Placed four times on the AW this campaign including over C&D when beaten 1L into third back in January. Fair fifth subsequently and is one to note on his return to this venue.
Dual winner on turf but struggled in two starts for Jonathan Portman last spring. Has placed off higher marks in the past but likely best watched on debut for this yard following an absence.
C&D winner off a 1lb lower mark in January but held in three subsequent starts. Unlucky in running when fifth over an extended 1m1f here just under two weeks ago and is a notable runner from a good draw.
Finished last of 11 on his seasonal debut in a C&D handicap at the end of last month. Likely to have improved for the run but looks up against it from a wide draw.
Handicap mark is falling following some moderate efforts since joining this yard. Well handicapped on his old form and market support would be notable stepping back up in distance.
Victorious in first time blinkers (worn cheekpieces since) over an extended 1m1f here in November 2017. Well beaten 11th on only start since in a 1m handicap at Newcastle last month and others make more appeal.
Winner of two of his last three starts including by a neck under this rider at Chelmsford over 1m2f earlier this month. Raised 1lb for that victory and is one for the shortlist dropping in distance.
Decent effort when finishing 4¼L fifth in a handicap over C&D last time out. Races off a 1lb lower mark and market support would be notable with a top jockey booked to ride.
Last Year's Winner
|3||The King's Steed||5||9-1||15/2||Full Result|
|T: S LycettJ: Kieran Shoemark|
Citta D'Oro (7/2), Don't Do It (4/1), Sharp Operator (11/2), Big Bad Lol (7/1), Kilbaha Lady (8/1), Aqua Libre (9/1), Classic Charm (10/1), Blessed To Empress (11/1), Pike Corner Cross (16/1), Rock Warbler (28/1), Adventureman (40/1), Rock Island Line (40/1), Palawan (50/1)
- Don't Do It
- Citta D'Oro
- Big Bad Lol
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