18:20 Leicester Wed 31 July 2019
Dual winner in the spring including in a similar race to this over C&D at the end of May. Odds-on when beaten at Windsor (1m2f, good-to-firm) on her penultimate start and return to this trip a positive having disappointed over 1m here last time.
Decent 3½L fifth in a 14 runner 1m2f handicap at Salisbury (good-to-firm) on stable debut in May. Well beaten in two hurdles starts since and interesting to see how he fares on Flat return.
Improved on debut effort when finishing third in a 1m2f claimer at Windsor (good-to-firm) earlier this month. Finished one place behind Izvestia that day and is a notable runner with cheekpieces tried for the first time.
Failed to figure in four starts to date including when 8L eighth over 1m1f at Lingfield (good-to-firm) in a first time visor (retained) last time out. Others make more appeal.
Seven race maiden was beaten 11L when sixth in a 1m4f handicap at Epsom (good-to-firm) earlier this month. Needs to improve to figure on this occasion.
Struggled in four starts so far most recently when 26L last of ten on handicap and seasonal debut on the AW at Southwell (1m) in May. Probably on first attempt at this trip.
13 race maiden finished a fair 6L fourth in a 1m seller on good-to-firm ground here a week ago. Stamina to prove stepping up in distance.
Raced keenly when 24L ninth in a 1m4f claimer at Wolverhampton just over a fortnight ago. Previously 8L seventh over an extended 1m3f at Windsor (good-to-firm) on handicap and seasonal debut and is interesting dropping in trip.
Last Year's Winner
|T: B J MeehanJ: Edward Greatrex|
Crystal Tiara (7/4), Izvestia (5/2), Beechwood James (5/1), Maiden Navigator (8/1), Warrior Display (10/1), Risk Mitigation (16/1), Little Tipple (33/1), Leebellnsummerbee (33/1), Yestaahel (33/1)
- Beechwood James
- Maiden Navigator
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