16:05 York Thu 16 May 2019
Enjoyed a remarkable juvenile campaign, winning four times including two Group races and only narrowly denied in the Abbaye in October. Unsuited by testing conditions at the Breeders' Cup but respected back in Listed company on return here.
C&D winner on debut and while he only has a Dundalk win to his name since, he placed in the Group 2 July Stakes at Newmarket. Fast ground will suit and can be forgiven his reappearance when trapped wide at Lingfield last time. Drops in trip here.
Won two of his first three runs and while he struggled when stepped up in class at the end of 2018, he got back on track with a Nottingham win last month when breaking the track record (Broken Spear back in third). Worth another crack at this level.
Improved from debut to win his next two starts at Kempton. Looked in need of his reappearance at Newbury and no disgrace to finish 4L second to Calyx at Ascot earlier this month. Interesting if he handles the drop back in trip.
One win from nine starts and best effort to date came when runner-up to Well Done Fox in a Listed race over C&D. Didn't build on that in two subsequent starts but yard do well with their sprinters and their fillies and she may do better this season.
Won on debut at Ascot and only narrowly denied back at the Royal Meeting in the Queen Mary. May have needed the run when a beaten favourite at Doncaster last time and respected back down at this more suitable trip.
Last Year's Winner
|9||Main Desire||3||8-11||12/1||Full Result|
|T: M L W BellJ: D Tudhope|
Soldier's Call (11/4), Garrus (3/1), Semoum (7/1), Shades Of Blue (8/1), Well Done Fox (8/1), No Nonsense (11/1), Charming Kid (25/1), Deia Glory (33/1), Broken Spear (33/1)
- Soldier's Call
- No Nonsense
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