21:05 Leicester Sat 15 June 2019
- Hungarton Handicap (Class 5)
- 1m 3f 179y,
- 8 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Sold from Keith Dalgleish following an easy Leicester seller win last month. That was was on fast ground but was twice a winner on heavy in his early Irish days. Had previously been racing in much tougher handicaps so every chance of following up.
Back to form second over 1m6f at Nottingham on good ground last time and has won on soft previously. This could play to his stamina strengths having won over two miles in the past and capable off 3lb higher.
Ran well in a soft ground maiden on last year's debut but has generally looked more at home on better ground since. Not disgraced in a higher grade the last twice so has to be respected off the same mark and down in class.
Eight-race maiden shaped with some promise when fourth on good ground on reappearance over this trip but very disappointing next time on soft. Questions to answer in these conditions.
Well suited by extremely testing conditions and has now fallen back to his last winning mark. However last four runs have been so poor that it's hard to back him with any confidence.
Some promise in first five starts for George Peckham and looked to building on that in first two on the AW for current yard. Returned though with a very poor run at Doncaster following a 139-days break and yet to encounter conditions like this.
Entitled to strip fitter for his season reappearance and just 2lb higher than his sole winning mark on quick ground at Doncaster last year. Proved totally unsuited by heavy ground twice previously and swerved on that basis.
Has produced a consistent level of form since last July and with two quick ground seconds this year, that's led to him being 5lb higher than his last winning mark. Won his maiden on heavy ground so unlikely to be far away again.
Last Year's Winner
|T: A M HalesJ: M Harley|
Dagueneau (5/2), Albert Boy (4/1), Eye of The Storm (9/2), Blazing Saddles (5/1), Contrebasse (8/1), Cacophonous (8/1), Jawshan (14/1), Bombero (20/1)
- Eye of The Storm
- Albert Boy
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