18:50 Nottingham Mon 17 June 2019
Just 1lb higher than when winning over C&D in October (good/soft), and drops in class after a couple of respectable efforts in better handicapas than this. Should go close.
All his UK wins have come on AW, and while he's well handicapped on the pick of this year's form,. he has now run below form on his last three starts, and is probably best watched as a result.
Running consistently without quite hitting the mark this season, and shaped as if worth another try at this trip when 1¾L fourth of 7 to Stallone over 6f here last time.
Seems to act on any ground and ended a poor run of form with a second to Peggy Sue at Pontefract. Followed that with a poor effort over C&D, however, and not the easiest to predict.
Sole win from 23 starts came in an Irish maiden back in July 2018 when trained by Joseph O'Brien. Racing to a consistent level of late, though, and was better than the result after meeting interference at Chepstow (5f) last time.
Won for this yard at Bath (5f, soft) in October 2017. Missed last year, and although not discredited on first two starts back, he was disappointing at Wiindsor last time, and has something to prove now.
A C&D winner here on softish ground, although that was back in 2015. Running creditably on tge whole this year, and on a fair mark if building on latest AW run which came after a break.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N TinklerJ: Lewis Edmunds|
Global Melody (15/8), Hawaam (2/1), Rickyroadboy (7/1), National Glory (11/1), Prominna (12/1), Something Lucky (12/1), Just For The Craic (14/1), Brandy Station (20/1)
- Global Melody
- National Glory
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