19:40 Wolverhampton Mon 15 July 2019
Broke his maiden on just his second start at Yarmouth (7f) but has gone seven runs since then without success. Was last of 22 last time at York over 6f. Down 2lb and back up in trip. Has to bounce back. Others preferred.
Won on his debut at Yarmouth (6f) last August but has been unable to follow that up. Was fourth of 10 last time on the AW at Kempton (6f) where he was staying on strongly at the finish. This trip should suit. One for shortlist.
Still a maiden after seven starts but has finished second on four starts this year on the AW surface. Was last of eight on previous run at Newmarket over this trip. Return to Tapeta will help. Each-way chance.
His sole success came over this C&D last August. Has been well held on his three starts this year, including latest appearance at Doncaster when he was last of five. Has had a wind op since then. Others make more of an appeal.
Has been successful on his last two starts over this distance. Went off as the 11/10 favourite last time at Brighton where he justified that market confidence to prevail by ¾l. Up 4lb but looks open to further improvement. Major player again.
Both of his two wins have come here, including one over the C&D. Has been disappointing on his last three starts on turf. Was last of 12 on his latest showing at Haydock (7f). Return to this surface will help. One to watch.
Showed a lot of promise on her second start at Newmarket (7f) where she was second in a 15 runner field, beaten by just ¾L. Did not improve at the same course over this distance last time. Handicap debut today so look out for market support.
Has come close to breaking his maiden on a number of occasions this season, including at this track when second of seven over this C&D, beaten ¾L back in March. Now off a 2lb lower mark than last start. Each-way chance.
Has not progressed in his two starts this season since being gelded. Could only finish seventh of 10 at Newbury over 1m last time. Tongue-tie on for first time as he returns to Tapeta. Has to improve to be in the mix.
Showed some promise on his second start when second of seven at Brighton (7f). Has struggled in handicap company since then. Down 5lb from his last run over this C&D when eighth of 12. Others preferred.
Last Year's Winner
|7||Dutch Monarch||3||9-0||9/2||Full Result|
|T: Sir Mark PrescottJ: L Morris|
Excelled (3/1), Assimilation (7/2), Global Destination (13/2), Liberation Day (7/1), Self Assessment (9/1), Moveonup (9/1), Reconnaissance (14/1), Red Romance (16/1), Constant (20/1), Barbarosa (28/1)
- Global Destination
- Red Romance
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