14:55 York Fri 14 June 2019
By Anjaal, and the first foal of a maiden. Presence in a seller on debut, even one as valuable as this, is a slightly worrying sign from this powerful yard.
Swiss Spirit half-brother to 1¼m winner Candella. Sales price dropped markedly to £2,000 last year, which doesn't augur well for his chances.
Well-backed 13-8f when off the mark at the second attempt at Leicester in April, and ran at least as well when 2½L fourth of 8 to Mrs Bouquet in a Newcastle novice last time. Big chance dropped to this grade, and arguably the one to beat on form.
Casamento newcomer who is a half-brother to Budgie, a winner abroad, who was soundly beaten in this contest in 2017. Appears one of the less likely ones.
Has gone the wrong way since a promising second at Windsor on debut, and while a return to form would give him place claims, he will need to improve for the fitting of blinkers to have a winning chance.
Showed little other than greenness on his debut at Ripon, and hard to fancy, but yard has landed a gamble in this race before, so any market support ought to be noted.
Failed to beat a rival on debut, and still looked green when plugging on into mid-division at Lingfield (6f) last time. Plenty more needed, for all he should do better in time.
Seemed to excel himself when slipping into the frame at odds of 50/1 at Leicester on second start, but ran a stinker at Ripon last time, and cheekpieces reached for now. Temperament already under suspicion, for all he possesses the raw ability.
Much improved from a low-key debut when a fast-finishing neck second of 7 to Shani in seller at Goodwood last time. Likely to build on that, and one to bear in mind with top rider booked.
Best effort to date when fifth of 9 to Rose of Kildare at Redcar last time, appreciating the step up to 6f. Needs to improve another chunk to get involved now, and others less exposed.
€37,000 gns purchase by Outstrip. Better than he could show when 6¾L fifth of 10 to Dylan de Vega in a 5f novice at Beverley, and no surprise to see him improve markedly now. Market useful.
Dandy Man colt who showed some promise when 9¼L sixth of 9 to Rose of Kildare at Redcar on debut, and could well improve, especially if cheekpieces have a positive effect.
Best effort when third of 9 to Iva Go in a 5f novice at Beverley in April. That run would give her a squeak, but she failed to last home after leading when trying 6f at Redcar last time.
Out of a winning half-sister to yard's smart 6f winner Spinatrix, but showed little on racecourse bow at Thirsk, and failed to do any better at Carlisle last time.
Paid the price for a slow start on debut at Redcar when third and still showed signs of inexperience when winning at Lingfield. Did a bit too much in front when third of 7 to Oti Ma Boati at Pontefract last time, and holds solid claims on that form.
Cheap purchase who stepped up markedly from debut when 5¼L fourth of 9 to Rose of Kildare at Redcar last time, albeit held by Calippo (who was making her debut) on that running.
Improved when runner-up at Chepstow late last month, and didn't need to improve when winning a 5f event there last time. Has form claims, but lacks scope, and may have to settle for a minor role.
Sent off 100/1 when well beaten on debut at Thirsk 11 days ago, and makes limited appeal, even if that effort was needed.
Last Year's Winner
|16||Chains Of Love||2||8-9||8/1||Full Result|
|T: K R BurkeJ: Ben Curtis|
Sir Gordon (7/2), Speed Dating (9/2), Lili Wen Fach (11/2), Chattanooga Boy (6/1), Calippo (7/1), Afterallthat (12/1), Return To Senders (16/1), Out Of Breath (16/1), The Trendy Man (16/1), Ambyfaeirvine (16/1), Amnaa (22/1), Bob's Oss (25/1), Classy Lady (28/1), Sparkling Breeze (33/1), Rain Cap (33/1), Beautrix (50/1), Archie Bear (50/1), Queen Moya (66/1), Pronghorn (66/1), Microclimate (66/1), My Dream Of You (66/1), Youthfilly (66/1)
- Chattanooga Boy
- Speed Dating
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