19:10 Windsor Mon 17 June 2019
- Marathonbet Official Global Partner Of Manchester City Handicap (Class 4)
- 1m 31y, Good to Soft (Good in places)
- 11 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Rated a much better horse on the AW but has won his fair share of turf races too. races from 3lb above his last win on grass but is in good form and his confidence will be boosted by winning on at Wolverhampton in March. Absence since is a worry.
Won a Leicester handicap last July off 2lb higher mark but has disappointed both starts so far this term and been eased 3lb since his latest poor effort at Leicester over a mile.
Run out of it and weakened close home in both his two starts since returning from a long absence. Should be able to improve again but unlikely to good enough to win.
Was in good form this time last year winning events at Salisbury and Newbury over a mile. Best effort for a while on fast ground over course and distance last time out. Handles a bit of cut. Very decent chance.
Relishes an easy surface; generally a very consistent gelding who rarely runs a bad race. Has been mainly campaigned over seven furlongs but has run well over slightly further. Excellent effort last time out at Leicester. Very much one to consider.
Just two career wins but suited by cut in the ground and a consistent performer prior to latest Newbury disappointment. This trip looks ideal. On a good mark and could bounce back.
Bounced back following a poor run at Newbury on his penultimate start with a fine second at this track two weeks ago over 1m2f. Not sure to be suited by this step down in trip but a versatile type who should still go well.
Had been running some solid races in defeat before scoring at Lingfield over a mile in April. Has changed stable since and been given a break. Handles easy ground and expected to go close.
Disappointed on seasonal reappearance at Newcastle at the end of April (ran as though something amiss). Much improved effort last time out in a decent handicap at Kempton. Should go well if back near his best.
Very consistent gelding of late over a variety of trips and surfaces. Won over an extended mile at Chepstow last month and comes into this race in good heart after two good efforts at York and back at Chepstow subsequently. One for the shortlist.
Has been mainly campaigned on the AW where he has had two recent wins at Chelmsford and Kempton. Not as effective on turf but certainly in good form and should run his race.
Last Year's Winner
|2||Shadow Warrior||4||9-6||9/4||Full Result|
|T: P W D'ArcyJ: S M Levey|
Sir Roderic (7/4), Lothario (7/2), Grapevine (7/1), Redgrave (9/1), Merweb (9/1), One Cool Daddy (12/1), Custard The Dragon (14/1), Holiday Magic (16/1), Letsbe Avenue (20/1), Come On Tier (20/1), Plunger (33/1), Chevallier (33/1)
- Sir Roderic
- Come On Tier
- Holiday Magic
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