16:15 Yarmouth Wed 15 May 2019
Dual handicap winner last year over this trip and continued to run well until he was last seen in September. 8lb above his last winning mark but looks as though he should be able to cope with this mark and have more to offer this year.
Took advantage of a career-low mark and being on his best behaviour to score after a break at Chelmsford last time over 1m. Didn't have much in hand; looks the type that is best caught fresh (previous win also came off five month break); care needed.
Only win in 12 starts for this yard came over 7f here off a 1lb higher mark however his three subsequent runs didn't show him in the same form. Now returns from a fair absence with no great record fresh; others persuade more.
Lightly-raced since arriving in this yard from Marco Botti; only has a maiden AW win to his name though. Looks a tough sort to train and hard to be too harsh on him despite the fact he was well beaten at Ascot last time (poor draw).
The attractive mark that he found himself on clearly contributed to his Nottingham turf win building on a sound previous AW effort. Inevitably found himself higher in the weights next time and failed to cope; not the most consistent of individuals.
Appears to have enjoyed the move to his current yard having already rattled up three AW wins (all at Chelmsford at up to 1m). Needs a strong pace to be competitive and has to prove he can repeat his performances on turf; mark still looks a decent one
Losing run is starting to mount; not what is needed in a race where there are some with winning backgrounds of late. Was going through a decent spell until his last run (resented Fibresand); well below last winning mark if he can bounce back.
In pure handicapping terms holds potential here off this mark but it has to be borne in mind that for all his consistency he's hasn't won for 19 starts. Last two runs have been a little below-par; more needed to get involved based on recent efforts.
Last Year's Winner
|3||Bint Dandy||7||9-3||6/1||Full Result|
|T: C A DwyerJ: Lewis Edmunds|
Mandarin (5/2), Juanito Chico (9/2), Itsakindamagic (6/1), Balgair (13/2), Glory Awaits (15/2), Harbour Vision (8/1), Majestic Moon (9/1), Colonel Frank (10/1)
- Harbour Vision
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