13:40 Bangor-on-Dee Sat 18 May 2019
21 race maiden on the Flat and well held over 1m4f at Southwell last month. Probably best watched on first attempt over hurdles.
Placed twice from nine point-to-point starts in Ireland. Beaten 7L when third in that sphere last time out and interesting to see how he fares on Rules debut for a top yard.
Bumper winner on the AW at Lingfield in February. Good third subsequently and likely to have improved for his 25L sixth on hurdling debut at Kempton (2m, good) earlier this month.
Returning from wind surgery when finishing fourth in a 2m handicap hurdle at Warwick (good) 12 days ago. Cheekpieces tried for the first time and looks the stable pick on jockey bookings.
First passed the post prior to being placed second over an extended 2m1f in a hurdle race at Toulouse (soft) in October. Changed yards since and is a notable runner on stable debut.
Placed in a couple of bumpers during 2018 and likely much better than he showed when 92L ninth over 2m3f at Warwick (good) on hurdles debut last month.
Placed on the Flat over 1m at Kempton in May last year. Struggled over 7f on debut for this yard the following month and makes his hurdles debut following an absence.
Winner over 1m4f on the AW 12 months ago. Struggled in that sphere in the main since however and is making his stable and hurdling debut.
Fair 29L ninth on hurdling debut at Uttoxeter (2m, good) earlier this month. More needed if she is to take this contest however.
Beaten 31L when finishing sixth in a novice hurdle over an extended 2m here last time out. Others make more appeal.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Oliver GreenallJ: Harry Skelton|
Purple King (1/1), Point Taken (4/1), Lantiern (9/2), Iconic Hero (9/1), Ruthless Article (12/1), Silver Character (12/1), Desert Trip (33/1), Potters Away (50/1), Caracas (50/1), Amlovi (125/1)
- Purple King
- Point Taken
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