17:20 Stratford Sun 14 July 2019
Has made an immediate impact since switching to chasing with two wins and two solid efforts since. Led at a strong pace and rallied well behind Atlantic Storm last time over this C&D. Faces a challenge for the lead but likely to go close again.
Pulled up twice in decent company when last seen way back in December 2017. Returns from the huge absence on last winning mark and has fresh form. One to note in the betting market.
Took a four-runner hunter chase in April (first run for former yard). Improved with each of three runs for current stable and a close front running second over 2m3.5f here in first time blinkers (retained). Could go well but drop in trip a concern.
Bounced back to form over hurdles when third at Carlisle last month. Remains 2lb higher than last win and another who likes to race on the pace. Could go well although others likely better handicapped at present.
Ran on well from of the pace to beat Regulation over this C&D last time and now up 4lb. Remains on a good mark having gone close off 5lb higher in the past and the race may be run to suit again. Rates the one to beat again.
Last Year's Winner
|One For Billy||6||12-3||10/11|
|T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton|
Regulation (2/1), Atlantic Storm (5/2), Hidden Charmer (5/2), King Alfonso (6/1), Royal Plaza (8/1), Little Pop (10/1)
- Atlantic Storm
- Little Pop
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