15:45 Beverley Tue 16 July 2019
A seven-time career winner; has shown precious little since finishing 2L second to Shady McCoy in a Class 4 7f handicap at York (good) in October 2017; drops in grade into a 0-70.
Competitive throughout the duration of the current turf season with a couple of willing successes at Thirsk (7f-1m); 4lb above his last winning mark; solid second to Inner Circle latest (form which could be franked in Division 1).
7lb lower than when winning over 7f at Ayr (good to soft) in late 2018; shouldn't be troubling Thornaby Nash assuming that their recent clash at Thirsk (7f, good to firm) represents an accurate guide.
13lb lower than when finishing with a late thrust on the AW at Lingfield (7f) in January but hasn't won on turf since way back in July 2016 (as a 2yo).
2lb higher than when scoring over C&D (good to soft) in June, beating the dual subsequent winner Beryl The Petal by a neck; in there pitching until late in the piste over an extended mile here latest; chance.
Joined Karen Tutty (from Robert Cowell) for 10,000gns in May; 50-1 when finishing a close third to the re-opposing Thornaby Nash at Thirsk (1m, good to soft) five weeks ago; 1lb higher.
Hasn't won on the Westwood since June 2015 (C&D) but has posted a multitude of excellent efforts at this track since; lurks on a very dangerous mark if able to rediscover a spark; certainly shouldn't be dismissed lightly.
Seven-race maiden who evidently isn't any great shakes having contested selling handicaps previously; nearest at the finish when approximately 3L fifth of 14 to Kodimoor over C&D (good to firm) 11 days ago.
Last Year's Winner
Ollivander (5/2), Kodiline (6/1), Parion (6/1), Relight My Fire (13/2), Thornaby Nash (7/1), Explain (15/2), Global Exceed (8/1), Make On Madam (10/1), Echo Of Lightning (14/1), Mutafarrid (20/1)
- Thornaby Nash
- Relight My Fire
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