14:20 Worcester Mon 16 September 2019
One of the few with chasing experience although this dual hurdles winner isn't really progressing in this sphere. Runner-up on his chase debut his two subsequent starts haven't been at the same level; looks vulnerable to a newcomer.
Comeback run over hurdles was low-key but he found something like his previous winning form when chasing home Sizing Granite (subsequent winner) at Newton Abbot. Now switched to fences and merits respect on his hurdling achievements.
Looked a little more at home over fences second time around than he did on his debut when taking second without threatening the winner at Newton Abbot (2m5f). Better ground will suit but needs to take another stride forward to get involved.
His level of form over hurdles makes him one of the leading players, having won a Ludlow novice hurdle and finished a decent second in a French minor event when last seen. Looks the sort to make a chaser and should go close if taking to fences.
Four-time hurdles winner who hasn't been seen since producing a poor effort on Boxing Day (pulled-up). Overall record suggests that he's the sort who can go well when he's fresh; market may well provide a useful guide to what's expected.
Impressive form over hurdles here (2111) winning as she liked over 2m4f last time by 14L, connections now choose to send her chasing having seen her rating rise to 130. Conditions should be ideal, must go close if she takes to the larger obstacles.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville|
Really Super (2/1), Seven De Baune (7/2), Majestic Touch (9/2), Francky Du Berlais (9/2), Mellow Ben (13/2), Whatthebutlersaw (16/1)
- Really Super
- Seven De Baune
- Majestic Touch
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