14:40 Beverley Tue 30 July 2019
Been a long time since he tasted success and last season's form was modest at best; was dropped to a seller (for amateur riders) last time but still made little impression once headed. Plenty to prove just now.
Claims on the best of his efforts but has lacked consistency since his win at Ayr last October; handy that he finds himself back on the same winning mark. The drop in trip will also suit but more rain would be a big help for his cause.
Holding her own in Class 6 races of late and went the closest she's been to winning on these shores (has won in Germany) when second at Catterick last week; that was a poor race and this isn't any tougher. Place claims once more.
Ran out of steam when trying to make all in an apprentices race at Catterick last week (just behind Lafilia but has a feasible chance of reversing the form on these terms). Dangerous to underestimate and has the plum draw for his style of running.
Ran well here on his penultimate start but reverted to type last time (also at this course over 1m2f). Plenty to prove on his first try over this trip and the fact he's 0-17 so far hardly suggests he's a winner in the waiting.
Very consistent at this sort of level and must be frustrating for his connections that he's still a maiden after 25 previous starts. However, he's been placed 11 times and his attitude probably outstrips his ability. Risky for win only yet again.
Not much to find if running to her best but is on a long losing run and her last three starts have been below her own standards; the rider's claim is very handy on these terms though. Worth a betting check.
Last Year's Winner
|10||Dream Free||5||9-4||11/4||Full Result|
|T: M WalfordJ: G C O'Neill|
Lafilia (3/1), Airplane (3/1), Siyahamba (7/2), Royal Flag (7/2), Seventii (9/1), Jennies Gem (20/1), Chant (25/1)
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