16:35 Market Rasen Sun 19 May 2019
Went close at Southwell last week and must enter the calculations from the same mark if those exertions haven't left a toll. 9lb above his last winning mark but still a prominent player here.
Yard won this race last year and sends out another viable contender who last month ran better than the finishing position in a competitive handicap at Sandown would have you believe. 2lb lower here so merits a betting check.
Unexposed over fences and already has a C&D win to his name. This is tougher and has been raised 2lb since his latest start, so more now required.
Knows what to do when the penny drops and is suited by the trip and conditions; comes into this on the back of a solid run at Perth last time and has to be of interest for a place if running to that level again.
Has won twice over hurdles and was also a surprise winner on the Flat at Southwell last month; plenty to prove on chasing debut though.
Won over an extended 2m1f here last month and showed a good attitude in going about the task. More to do over a longer trip and from a 3lb higher mark in stiffer company though.
Being kept busy but has a bit to prove after being readily brushed aside twice in May, Dropped 2lb since but still needs to find a bit more.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton|
Bandsman (11/4), Ballyvic Boru (3/1), Star Foot (4/1), Corri Lindo (4/1), Dallas Cowboy (9/2), Boy's On Tour (7/1), Thahab Ifraj (10/1), Opechee (33/1)
- Ballyvic Boru
- Boy's On Tour
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