17:05 York Thu 16 May 2019
Won three times in 2015 but hasn't won since. Has run some fair races in big handicaps from similar marks but disappointed at Newbury last time when only sent off 4/1; has a bit to prove.
Just one win from 16 starts but still improving on recent evidence and was staying on well when third at Musselburgh last time. Solid each-way claims if he can build on that again here.
Won three times last year but signs the handicapper had caught up with him towards the end of the campaign. Disappointed on his return and has something to prove at present. Likely to try and make all here.
Won three times last year including a C&D success and only 2lb above his last winning handicap mark for some moderate efforts in the interim. Entitled to have needed the run on return at Ripon when a shade too keen and may do better here.
Course winner last year but has been below form in two starts for this yard and has shaped like a non-stayer at previous tries at this sort of trip.
Rattled off a hat-trick in 2016 but followed all of the following season and while he won on return at Newmarket in 2018, he's not looked the same horse in four starts since. Back below his last winning mark but looks opposable.
Has won three times over a similar trip at Doncaster since 2017 and only put up 2lb for his win last time. This course isn't too dissimilar so may be able to build on that effort from a workable handicap mark here and seemingly goes on any ground.
Bumper winner whose best form has come at Newcastle in recent times, winning three there this winter. Should get the decent pace he needs here (at his best when ridden patiently) and looks on a feasible handicap mark.
Hasn't won on the Flat since he was trained in France back in 2014. Doesn't look particularly well-handicapped in this sphere at present and others preferred.
Sole win in seven starts came at Nottingham towards the end of last year and shaped well at Doncaster on return when only narrowly denied by Handiwork. Arrives on the same terms here and may come on for the run; not one to rule out.
Hasn't won since his debut back in 2017 at Wolverhampton but has been in better form since returned to the Flat for this yard. Doesn't always look straightforward (can race keenly and/or miss the break) and unproven over this trip.
Multiple winner in France but shown his best for in the UK on AW to date, winning twice at Newcastle at the start of last season. Fair efforts over hurdles when last seen and market may be the best guide on whether he will be ready on his return.
Arrives here bidding for a four-timer and clearly loves quick ground or an AW surface. Needs a bit more after a 4lb rise for her Southwell success last time but only going one way at present and may have more to give here.
Not seen since winning this race last year but only 2lb higher as a result and still lightly raced. Arrived off the back of absence for last year's renewal and while this looks tougher, he's respected.
Sole success came at Wetherby when trained by Mark Johnston. Looked like the winner over hurdles last time before unseating the rider three hurdles out but looks a little vulnerable now returned to this sphere.
Last Year's Winner
|2||Waiting For Richie||5||8-7||7/1||Full Result|
|T: T P TateJ: J P Sullivan|
The Cashel Man (4/1), Mancini (9/2), October Storm (13/2), Carnwennan (7/1), Pipes Of Peace (7/1), Running Cloud (8/1), Waiting For Richie (9/1), Champarisi (11/1), Manjaam (11/1), Handiwork (16/1), Northwest Frontier (20/1), Guns of Leros (25/1), River Glades (28/1), Bal De Rio (33/1), Red Tornado (40/1), Loud And Clear (50/1)
- October Storm
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