19:00 Carlisle Tue 11 June 2019
Yet to really find his form this season (run last time can be written off stumbled badly at start) but does have a falling mark to compensate. Some 27lb below his last winning mark he'll be dangerous if he does find his form; trip may stretch him.
Thriving at present having won two of his last three races handling deep conditions really well over C&D last time making short work of his task. That was a weak contest though and he's 7lb higher now; very hard to write off though in current mood.
Goes well when conditions are like this and looks to be holding her form well this season having slipped in the weights (now just above her last winning mark). Creditable second to Motahassen (runs in first division) last time; hard to rule out.
Maiden whose mark is starting to look more feasible having failed to stay longer trips when last seen at the end of 2018. Withdrawn from his first intended outing this year on soft ground (run poorly on testing ground before); doubts remain.
Yet to win a race and looked in need of the run when returning from a seven-month absence minus his usual headgear (blinkers) at Musselburgh (7f). Quirky sort who is now down to a career-low mark; has little form on ground this testing.
Continues to show very little in handicaps over various trips (yet to win a race; 0-20); only recent form came when dropped into a Ripon seller. That form is extremely weak though; surprising if he can get involved in a handicap.
Modest maiden who looks out of sorts of late having given the impression at one stage last year that he could land a modest handicap. Offered very little on his reappearance at Hamilton over this trip recently; hard to see him winning this.
Appeared to run better last time dropped into a Fibresand claimer over 1m (form hard to trust, looks flattered). That was his best run of late with his usual headgear discarded (also left off here); very little turf form, ground an unknown.
His first and only win so far came as a real surprise at Nottingham (1m, good) last year off a basement mark. Never really looked like repeating that performance although he took a vague step in the right direction on his reappearance run last time.
Last Year's Winner
Milan Reef (13/8), Jackhammer (7/4), Kafeel (6/1), Born To Reason (17/2), Mystical Mac (9/1), Fingal's Cave (10/1), Foxy Rebel (20/1), Strategic (25/1), Jazz Magic (40/1), Prince Consort (40/1)
- Milan Reef
- Fingal's Cave
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