17:35 York Sat 13 July 2019
Redcar winner earlier in the campaign took his form to a new level and showed himself an above average sort when winning by 4L at Carlisle latest. Will make a bold bid under top weight.
16-1 winner on debut at Doncaster (5f, good) in April and backed that up with a solid run in the Lily Agnes at Chester (second) before struggling at Royal Ascot and in a subsequent Haydock nursery. 2lb lower and cheekpieces added.
Benefitted for the first time cheekpieces latest when winning by 2¾L over this trip at Epsom. Steps into handicaps now with more to give in the retained headgear and can't be ruled out.
Fifth on debut at Ascot followed by two thirds with the latest a narrow defeat at Carlisle as favourite. Has more to give now as he goes handicapping and rates a likely type here.
Ripon third and Thirsk second in first two starts before shade disappointing here last time out. Been gelded since then and will need that to have made a difference here.
AW second on debut promising but two fifths since then on turf less compelling. Hood added for this, his handicap debut.
Second at Hamilton on second start (5f) promising and looked to be crying out for 6f latest when third at Newcastle over same trip. Yard do excellently well in nurseries and confident this one will be winning very soon.
Third of eight here over 5f latest was fair form and step up to 6f on handicap debut could see him improve further. Stable also run Teenar and the market will help as to their individual expectations.
Last Year's Winner
|5||The Great Heir||2||9-2||6/4||Full Result|
|T: K A RyanJ: S A Gray|
Dragon Command (9/4), Endowed (3/1), Troubador (5/1), Teenar (6/1), Oso Rapido (13/2), My Kinda Day (8/1), Iva Reflection (14/1), Amnaa (16/1), Olcan (18/1)
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