18:05 Perth Wed 15 May 2019
Cost €75,000 as a 3yo; placed on all three starts in bumpers, including when finishing just under 2L third to Floating Rock at Catterick (1m7½f, good) in February; makes his hurdles debut at a realistic level with the champion jockey booked to ride.
Brian Boru gelding; half-brother to the 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Crazy Jack; well beaten in a 2m1f Carlisle bumper (soft) in March; in deep on hurdles debut.
Half-brother to eight winners including the useful 2m-2m4f hurdle/chase winner Current Event; has already had wind surgery, but carries the JP McManus silks for racecourse debut; market helpful.
Three-time Flat winner (rated mid-70s at his peak); placed on all four starts over hurdles; no match whatsoever for the Gordon Elliott-trained Braid Blue in a similar C&D maiden here (good) last month, albeit sets the standard.
Well bred (half-sister to the smart staying chaser Shotgun Paddy); cost £115,000 out of the Irish PTP scene; has raced prominently before weakening in both starts under rules; needs to better those low-key efforts.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville|
Skiddaw Valleys (1/1), I'm Wiser Now (11/10), Lake Baikal (10/1), Miss Batten (50/1), Ian's Gift (100/1)
- Skiddaw Valleys
- I'm Wiser Now
- Miss Batten
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