14:40 Newbury Sat 13 April 2019
Looked a colt with a big future when winning his first three races as a juvenile, but was slightly disappointing when fourth of six in Group 1 company on Arc day at Longchamp. Reappears following wind surgery and may be able to bounce back.
Talented colt who won three times as a two-year-old, but produced a career-best display when a close fifth in a Grade 1 contest at Doncaster on final start. Solid chance in this slightly-easier contest.
Dual winner as a juvenile, but had his limitations exposed on final start at York. Tries his longest trip so far and stable looks to have two stronger contenders.
Easily best display in three starts last season when scooting home in a 6f Group 2 contest in France. Every chance this longer trip should suit so he looks a major contender.
Scraped home in a Nottingham novice contest before springing a 33-1 shock in a Group 3 race over C&D (Almufti well behind in third) in the autumn. Needs to take another step forward, but is dangerous to underestimate.
Has won his last two starts over 6f on the AW at Kempton. That form would be nowhere near good enough to land this, but he hails from a shrewd stable and this 7f test on turf could eke out considerable improvement.
Landed a 7f novice event at Yarmouth last summer, but found the step up to Listed company at Pontefract beyond him. Has been gelded since then and needs to find significant improvement.
Clear-cut winner twice over 6f last summer. Bred to stay this longer trip and cannot be ruled out, but stable looks to have a stronger candidate in Boitron.
Last Year's Winner
|4||James Garfield||3||9-0||3/1||Full Result|
|T: George ScottJ: L Dettori|
Hello Youmzain (5/2), Boitron (3/1), Great Scot (4/1), Mohaather (9/2), Urban Icon (7/1), Magic J (10/1), Almufti (16/1), No Nonsense (20/1), He'zanarab (33/1), Taylormade (100/1)
- Hello Youmzain
- Great Scot
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