16:25 York Sat 13 July 2019
Just touched off over C&D penultimately and made favourite for marathon 2m4f Ascot Stakes on the back of that although could only manage seventh. Back over this trip he could easily make amends and is a leading candidate.
Only previous try beyond 1m4f saw her win on the bit at Wetherby (1m6f). Struggled in a Listed race over 1m4f latest but step up to this trip is very interesting and could bring about plenty of improvement so has to be considered.
2m1f Pontefract winner two starts ago disappointed next on the AW but that takes his record to three unplaced on the surface so that can probably be forgotten now back on turf. Only 3lb higher than aforementioned win and is respected here.
1m3½f winner last year but only made the frame once since. Has been gelded since his last run so perhaps that will unlock undiscovered potential. Overall his form is short of the required.
Eight-time winner including over 1m6f at Yarmouth three starts ago but from 8lb out of the handicap today a career best is needed to make the frame.
Last Year's Winner
|8||Northwest Frontier||4||9-2||2/1||Full Result|
|T: R A FaheyJ: J Garritty|
Mancini (11/10), Makawee (3/1), Michael's Mount (7/2), Al Kout (6/1), Flintrock (7/1), My Reward (10/1), The Resdev Way (20/1)
- Michael's Mount
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