19:35 Perth Wed 15 May 2019
Beaten favourite on chasing debut at Carlisle (2m4½f, good), indicating that he'd benefit from a step up in trip in finishing a staying on second to Roll Of Thunder; questionable as to whether or not he merited a 3lb rise; player.
Veteran; 14-race maiden over fences (has finished runner up on five occasions); easing in the weights and that's a help, although was never travelling when pulled up at Haydock (2m7f) 56-days ago; requires plenty of cut in the ground.
Best on a sound surface (good); ultra-consistent since returning to the track in early 2018 (42123152); 2lb higher than when beaten just over 3L by the admirable 15yo course specialist See Double You at Hexham (3m) in September 2018; off since.
Struggled to make his mark over hurdles (0-7) and far from the most proficient over fences either (0-3); 3lb lower than when a well beaten eighth of ten to Well Joey at Hexham (2m4f, good to soft).
Raced sparingly; has shown little since beating a longstanding bone-idle maiden by a nose at Newcastle (2m4f, soft) in January 2017; handicap mark easing, albeit makes precious little appeal.
Won for the first time under rules when given a patient ride by Tom Buckley in a 3m CJ's handicap at Warwick on Saturday (3m, good); escapes a penalty; well ahead of the handicapper in a weak race; can she back up?
35-race maiden (0-18 over fences); reserves his 'better efforts' for this track, beaten just over 2L by Havana Jack in this race 12-months ago; unlikely that he'll be strong enough to buck the winless sequence tonight.
0-30 over fences and competes from outside of the handicap proper; not difficult to dismiss with haste; look elsewhere with confidence.
Last Year's Winner
|T: L KerrJ: B S Hughes|
The Boola Bee (4/5), Petite Ganache (11/4), Katalystic (8/1), Buffalo Ballet (12/1), Jackofhearts (16/1), Dun Faw Good (20/1), Top Cat Dj (25/1), Harleys Max (33/1)
- The Boola Bee
- Dun Faw Good
- Petite Ganache
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