17:10 Fontwell Wed 12 June 2019
Surprise winner on his second bumper start (with Fergal O'Brien) having flopped on debut (disappointing favourite). Now with a new yard and tongue-tied for the first time but does have a penalty to carry; form of his win not strong.
Stable are 2-25 with their bumper debutants since 2014 and 6-38 in this sphere overall in the last five seasons. Fourth foal; dam unraced great granddaughter of prolific sprinter I Don't Mind; interesting to see what the market predicts.
Cost €27,000 as a three-year-old; half-brother to fairly useful hurdler/chaser The Fresh Prince and fair hurdler/chaser Duke of Monmouth, dam 2½m hurdle winner; yard 1-18 with bumper newcomers since 2014.
Would be a rare bumper winner for a yard that are 1-46 with their runners in this sphere over the last five seasons. Achieved little on her debut in terms of form on her debut (refused to settle); will do better with time and distance.
From a yard in cracking form and with a 14% strike-rate in bumpers (14-101 last five seasons). Made favourite on her bumper debut over C&D (September 2018); beaten 7L but ran green trying to make all, winner has won twice over hurdles since.
Newcomer from a leading yard (have a 25% strike-rate with bumper debutantes since 2014); gets all the allowances as a four-year-old filly. Dam, lightly raced in bumpers, 1¾m-2¼m winner on Flat, half-sister to smart hurdler/chaser Henryville.
Last Year's Winner
Sorghatani (6/4), Winter Holiday (7/2), How's The Cricket (4/1), A Book Of Intrigue (11/2), Max The Brave (8/1), Havacuppa (16/1)
- Winter Holiday
- A Book Of Intrigue
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