16:20 Yarmouth Thu 8 August 2019
Always to be respected over this C&D (three-time winner over it) confirming his return to form last time when winning a race over C&D that he had won two year's previously. 2lb rise demands a little more but hard to leave out of calculations.
Failed to build on his Newcastle AW 6f win back in January off a 3lb higher mark and the evidence since is that he's better on a synthetic surface. Two recent turf starts have left him with questions to answer; faces a stiff examination in this.
The only 3yo in the field she has C&D experience having finished second here as a juvenile, running well to concede a penalty to a useful prospect. Below her best on the one appearance so far this year (6f, AW); handicap debut, mark not lenient.
Went with real zest when making all over 6f at Newbury to record his first win (only his second start on turf); justified support. More measured than when making the running before; up 7lb, open to further progress, still nicely weighted.
Last Year's Winner
Yimou (5/6), Promote (7/2), Hart Stopper (7/2), Zain Hana (6/1), Busby (6/1), Nick Vedder (15/2), Tan (16/1)
- Zain Hana
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