16:10 Market Rasen Wed 20 March 2019
Three-time Tramore winner who has made the frame on all three starts for Dan Skelton since making the switch across the Irish Sea; must definitively prove that he stays this near 3m trip.
Always prominent when returning to the winners enclosure (sporting first-time cheekpieces) over an extended 3m1f at Catterick (good) last month; is a previous course winner; 5lb claimer Fergus Gregory negates much of an 8lb rise in the weights.
Beat a fairly modest bunch when scoring by 4½L over C&D in October (good) before bumping into a very well treated rival at Carlisle the following month; off since but evidently is at her very best at this track (course form figures read 2,1).
Without a win since December 2016 (at odds of 66/1 for Seamus Mullins); more encouraging since switched to this trainer, albeit unseated his rider over fences at Plumpton (3m1f+) last month; watching brief on return to the smaller obstacles.
Point-to-point winner (soft) in 2016 and showed some minor promise in a couple of 2m4f hurdle runs at Hexham in December. However, was well beaten on handicap debut over C&D last week (Discay third); others are preferred.
Now a whopping 19lb below his last winning mark (for Alan King in January 2017); ran his best race for some time when finishing third to the subsequent winner Iwilldoit at Bangor (2m7f) in January; has raced on the Flat since.
Last Year's Winner
|On A Promise||6||11-2||9/2|
|T: N G RichardsJ: Craig Nichol|
Let's Get At It (11/10), Scented Lily (9/2), Ardera Cross (5/1), Paddys Runner (5/1), Discay (5/1), Cloghouge Boy (11/1), Robinroyale (16/1)
- Let's Get At It
- Scented Lily
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