15:00 York Wed 21 August 2019
Group 3 winner at the Curragh (1m2f) and unlucky not to add to that record in two runs since, particularly last time behind Nayef Road at Goodwood. Still seemingly improving with each run and solid claims of reversing form now 3lb better off.
Listed winner at Longchamp and went on to finish third in the Grand Prix de Paris back at that venue, albeit seemingly flattered having been well placed. Beaten a long way behind Nayef Road and Constantinople last time at Goodwood; others preferred.
Unbeaten in three and made a mockery of his opening mark at Newbury last time, winning by 4½L eased down. Form of that race boosted by the third winning twice since and he's a fascinating contender, despite this test representing a step up in class.
Got his head back in front at Goodwood last time when only just getting the better of Constantinople. Worse off at the weights here though and his optimum trip may prove to be over a bit further than this.
Listed winner as a juvenile but hasn't looked a threat at Group 1/2 level so far this campaign, though has been deployed as a pacemaker at times. Could be here to ensure a solid gallop for his stablemate again and has a bit to prove at this level.
Last Year's Winner
|7||Old Persian||3||9-3||7/1||Full Result|
|T: C ApplebyJ: James Doyle|
Logician (10/11), Constantinople (5/2), Nayef Road (15/2), Norway (10/1), Jalmoud (12/1)
- Nayef Road
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