15:40 Kelso Wed 18 September 2019
Useful hurdler who has made a decent start to his career over the larger obstacles (1212). Took time to warm to his task in a handicap at Cartmel last time; has a far simpler task this time around (one main rival); hard to think he won't go close.
Chasing newcomer with plenty of experience to his name over hurdles although even his best form in that sphere gives him plenty to do with the principals. Faces a stiff task all in all unless others underperform.
Fairly useful sort over hurdles but failed to complete over fences when making his debut (unseated rider 4 out) at Hereford (2m5f). Makes his debut for a new yard, should have a future in this sphere, receives 12lb from main rival.
Placed in Irish point-to-points without looking anything special with his two bumper starts underlining that particular point. May have needed the run last time at Perth; quickly switched to chasing; makes minimal appeal.
Dual novice hurdle winner (caused a surprise when scoring at 66-1 here) early last season but found life in handicaps over hurdles a tough gig. Make fencing debut but faces a stiff task against two above-average rivals.
Of very little account these days; finished well beaten last of three on his most recent start (beaten 39L). Hard to see him troubling the rest of the field let alone the main players sent chasing for the first time.
Last Year's Winner
Newtown Boy (1/1), Nietzsche (1/1), Placedela Concorde (18/1), An Fear Ciuin (40/1), Old Jewry (66/1), Some Ambition (125/1)
- Newtown Boy
- Placedela Concorde
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