17:05 Uttoxeter Sat 30 March 2019
Beaten favourite on three of his last five starts so is very much a bookies' friend. Should find a race at some point but looks a pound or two too high in the weights at present.
Goes in any ground but appears to have lost his way since last summer and was distant last of seven at Hereford on latest start. 2lb drop unlikely to be enough to make a winning difference.
Should have won more easily at Market Rasen last time but was idling close home, eventually scoring by hlaf a length. 4lb rise looks a shade generous so has a good chance of following up in similar company.
Landed the odds in Stratford handicap chase in October (2m5f) but has disappointed off higher marks in four outings since then. Eased a further 2lb so a revival not completely ruled out.
Both wins have come over hurdles but has been runner-up three times this campaign over fences. Poor effort latest at Newbury rings alarm bells but has a squeak on previous form.
Won here over 2m4f last summer and has fallen now to 1lb lower mark after some poor runs of late. Appears to stay this trip though and return to happy hunting ground may help his cause.
Eye catching jockey booking for horse has been in fair form of late. Drop back to this trip should suit after failing to get home at Warwick last time and appears to have every chance on the book.
First-time visor worn after failing to land a blow in each of eight starts to date. 4lb lower than latest outing and step up in trip may bring about improvement so not one to give up on just yet.
2-3 at this track and will probably stay the longer distance this time. Patchy form in general but penchant for Uttoxeter makes him worth considering.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Jamie SnowdenJ: T J O'Brien|
Zamparelli (13/8), Mahlermade (9/2), The Boss's Dream (5/1), Stylish Moment (8/1), Fact Flow (8/1), Grove Silver (8/1), One Forty Seven (12/1), Lex Talionis (20/1), Mont Royale (20/1), Hillary View (25/1)
- The Boss's Dream
- Mont Royale
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