17:30 Newbury Fri 17 May 2019
Good fourth in a soft ground 1m handicap at Newmarket in early November, and ran well when runner-up on his return over 1m1½f at Wolverhampton. Does seem best with ease underfoot on turf, though, so could do with rain.
Has come back in fair form, finishing in the frame in 1¼m handicaps at Brighton and Windsor. Only one win in the last three years, though, and may benefit from the fitting of blinkers now.
Form has a rather regressive look to it, and although he's not been disgraced in two starts this year, he doesn't look like rewarding handicapper's generosity imminently.
Something of a Kempton specialist in recent times. but still effective on turf and ran with credit when fourth of 20 to Enigmatic in apprentices event at Ascot last time. Fair bit more needed if he's to win, but shouldn't be disgraced.
Last win came in August 2016, and not as consistent as he once was. Not seen since running poorly at Doncaster last June, and has plenty to prove on return from absence.
Won over 7f at Sandown in September, but stays 1m well. Below form on final 2018 start, but had excuses, and good claimer booked on her return.
Placed on final two starts last year, but her season ended abruptly in July, and she has been a little below her best in two outings this year. May be working her way back to full fitness, but does need to step up.
Runner-up at Wolverhampton in March, and has run respectably in a couple of outings at Windsor since, albeit much better than the bare result last time. Drop in trip will suit, but needs to get away on terms.
Form petered out after a good start last season, so it remains to be seen if she can build on the promise of her return, when 1½L second of 10 to Here's Two at Lingfield. Claims if she can.
Won three times last season, rising 19lb as a result, and has found life tough subsequently. Slowly away when eighth of 20 to Enigmatic in apprentices event at Ascot last time, but plenty more required here.
Ran well when runner-up at Pontefract early last month, and possibly best to forgive an unplaced effort on AW last time, for all he was heavily backed. Has one of the least experienced riders on board.
Winner off a mark of 93 in the past although beaten in a lowly seller at Lingfield last time. Has an inexperienced rider in the plate here, and probably best to look elsewhere on stable debut.
Had a breathing op after final run last year, and gained first handicap win in the mud at Haydock on his return. Has similar form on fast ground earlier in career, so should be able to build on that.
Twice in the frame at Kempton earlier in the year, but well held on her last couple of starts, and easy enough to oppose at present.
Won a weak affair at Lingfield in December on stable debut, and better effort since when fifth of 11 there last time. More required now, but yard in form and has one of the more experienced riders in the saddle.
Won at Chelmsford in February, and while he was well beaten back on turf at Doncaster last time, he was probably stretched by the extended 1¼m trip there, and not without a squeak.
Kempton specialist. Heavily backed off lower turf mark at Haydock last time, but ran badly, and just seems better on Polytrack.
Last Year's Winner
High Acclaim (5/1), Kingston Kurrajong (7/1), Bristol Missile (7/1), Keeper's Choice (8/1), Magic Mirror (9/1), Regimented (12/1), Arctic Sea (14/1), Indiscretion (14/1), Redgrave (14/1), Biotic (16/1), Lacan (16/1), Grapevine (16/1), Dreaming Of Paris (20/1), Misu Pete (25/1), Wind In My Sails (33/1), Chetan (40/1), Margie's Choice (66/1)
- Keeper's Choice
- Bristol Missile
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