19:30 Windsor Mon 15 July 2019
Returned from break (and after wind surgery) to land similar 5f Sandown handicap at the start of the month. 4lb rise for that success seems fair and he can be inconsistent but leading contender if backing up latest run.
C&D winner in the past and hasn't registered a victory since 6f success at this track last August. Showed signs of a revival when fourth in 5f Chelmsford handicap and keeps falling down the weights. Has to be considered.
Form seems to better on the AW and was a respectable second in 5f Chelmsford handicap before failing to fire in competitive handicap at Ascot (5f, good to firm) on Saturday. This looks easier and not ruled out, but has a bit to prove.
Group 3 winner in the past but hasn't won since October 2017. Recent second over C&D on penultimate start puts him in the mix but needs to bounce back from poor run at the Curragh (5f, good to yielding) last time out.
Ran a good race on seasonal debut but flopped in 5f Sandown handicap on latest start. 7L behind Jumira Bridge that day so has to find improvement on ratings but remains the least exposed in the field.
Uninspiring return from absence when finishing last in 5f Newcastle handicap in June. Reduced 13lb in the weights now but seems to be an AW specialist (especially Southwell) and others make more appeal.
Course winner in the past who has regressed since landing 5f Newmarket handicap in May. Ran a modest race when 4L sixth in 5f York handicap on Friday but remains on the same mark and is stable's likely second string.
C&D winner last September who showed a slight return to form when finishing sixth in 5f Bath handicap on latest start. Form of that race hasn't worked out well but is only 2lb above last winning mark. Place claims.
Made a pleasing return to action from 201-day layoff when third at this track in May before finishing seventh of 10 at Sandown (5f, soft) on latest start. Excuses for that run and now 1lb below last winning mark. Cant be ignored.
Last Year's Winner
|1||Kick On Kick On||3||9-3||7/2||Full Result|
|T: C G CoxJ: A Kirby|
Jumira Bridge (5/2), Iconic Knight (9/2), Royal Birth (13/2), Wiley Post (13/2), Daschas (7/1), Just Glamorous (15/2), Udontdodou (9/1), Swiss Knight (12/1), Moonraker (25/1)
- Jumira Bridge
- Wiley Post
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