15:15 Nottingham Tue 21 May 2019
Finished last of nine in a nursery at Carlisle (6f, heavy; 8-1) when last spotted 251 days ago. Goes up in trip on return and is lightly-raced but plenty improvement demanded to feature.
Super Saver colt has shaped with promise at times on the AW without getting off the mark in five starts. Respected trainer/jockey combination ensures he's worth a look on turf bow.
Not too many positives so far, including when ninth of 14 in handicap at Leicester (7f, good) last month. Easier to look elsewhere on form.
Improved when seventh of 20 in handicap at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) 10 days ago on first start in this sphere and there promises to be more to come now upped in trip. One to note.
€40,000 yearling; third foal out of a middle-distance French maiden. Didn't show a lot in three runs for Richard Hannon, though remains early days now starting out for new handler in handicaps.
Half-sister to two winners at up to 1m2f and has run respectably on three starts so far, including when given plenty ground to make up in Wolverhampton novice over extended-mile last time out. Should be more in the offing before too long.
A winner over 1m on his final juvenile start at Kempton on his handicap debut (suited by the test of stamina), he warmed up with a return on the AW at Newcastle over 7f. Sports a first-time tongue-tie here and should have more to come.
Lost her maiden tag when stepped back up to a mile at Leicester on just her third start for new yard in October. Backwards step next-time-out at Wolverhampton and off six months before this run. Needs to bounce back.
Decent fourth of 11 in handicap at Newmarket (1m, good) five days ago, beaten only 2L, best of six runs to this point. Must be taken seriously with Oisin Murphy taking over.
Last Year's Winner
|T: W J HaggasJ: Jim Crowley|
Ventura Glory (5/2), Kings Royal Hussar (9/2), Lady Mascara (6/1), God Has Given (13/2), Rambaldi (7/1), Fiction Writer (15/2), Gylo (14/1), Sesame (33/1), Abie's Hollow (50/1)
- Lady Mascara
- Ventura Glory
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