14:35 Perth Wed 31 July 2019
Rewarded favourite backers with a 9l win at Market Rasen 11 days ago and the 6lb higher mark looks fair; the gelding has gone well at this course before now and should have no issues with the ground. Well worth considering again.
Hasn't won for a while and is attractively weighted as a result. Back over fences after a modest display on the hurdles course here earlier in the month and has a bit to prove on balance.
Showed a good attitude to win at Cartmel back in May but fell next time out and his jumping went to pot when he returned to race in the Lake District latest. Never won from a mark this high and needs to jump with more purpose than last time.
Won a tactical little race at Ffos Las 13 days ago (at odds of 16/1) and should strip a lot fitter with that seasonal debut behind her; only 3lb more to shoulder and is unlikely to be underestimated in the betting this time.
Still a maiden and form has been mixed since being sent over fences; the drop in trip might help but he's too inconsistent to merit a recommendation for anything other than a quick betting check.
Last Year's Winner
Little Stevie (1/1), Zolfo (7/2), Prettylittlething (11/2), Beautiful Ben (8/1), Lovely Schtuff (8/1), Indian Voyage (25/1)
- Little Stevie
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