15:10 Stratford Sun 14 April 2019
Three-time winner over hurdles at up to 2m5f for Dan Skelton in 2016/17. Didn't complete in his final two starts over fences for that yard, hood applied now on debut for new handler and must bounce back.
Successful twice in novice handicap chases around this trip last season and comes here on the back of fine second at Hereford over trip shorter than ideal. Contender in this small field event.
Decent handicap hurdler, made promising start over fences at Huntingdon (2m4f, good) in January when taking second spot. Brought down next time and disappointing over 3m at Exeter since; retains scope for better.
Pulled up on his two most recent starts and just 1-12 over fences so far; needs the new cheekpieces to reinvigorate him.
Three-time winner last season (remains 3lb higher than most recent win-mark) and has pulled up/refused to race in recent trips to the track. Others preferred.
Hurdles winner who ran his best race in this sphere on the back of wind surgery when third at Ludlow over similar trip recently. Can be in the shake-up here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N B KingJ: Harry Teal|
Town Parks (5/2), The Bottom Bar (11/4), Holbrook Park (4/1), Western Miller (5/1), Stamp Your Feet (6/1), Aintree My Dream (14/1)
- Town Parks
- The Bottom Bar
- Stamp Your Feet
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