15:15 Plumpton Sun 22 September 2019
Veteran; no win since scoring off a mark of 129 at Cartmel (3m5½f, soft) in May 2017; much lower in the handicap nowadays, and Richard Johnson was back on board at Market Rasen (3m) last month - finished 10L second to Jot'em Down.
Sole win came for Alex Dunn at Taunton (2m7f, good to firm) in April 2017; has slowly eased in the weights to a more competitive looking mark, finishing runner-up in first-time cheekpieces at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) 18 days ago; chance.
25-race maiden; the chances are that he has blown his day in the limelight by twice idling in front when appearing certain to score at Stratford (2m3½f) during the summer; can't be relied upon; grave stamina doubts at this trip.
Has plenty of placed form on her CV (mainly at Fontwell) since breaking her duck at Huntingdon (2m7½f, good) with a surprise 25-1 win in April 2018; has had wind surgery since her last appearance 298-days ago.
4-13 in point-to-points, but much like his stablemate Velvet Cognac that first win under rules is proving elusive (0-9); was well held (beaten 13L) by Kings Temptation at Fontwell (3m2f, good to firm) 24 days ago; now 3lb lower.
Well beaten on all three starts for Grant Cann since returning to action this summer; has eased a noticeable 12lb in the handicap accordingly, but that still isn't nearly enough to tempt.
Multiple point-to-point winner (9-19) who handles most ground conditions; is still seeking that breakthrough success under rules (0-8) after weakening from the fourth last (11-4f) at Stratford (3m3½f, good) last month; drop back in trip helpful.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N B KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson|
Gold Mountain (15/8), Alexander The Grey (9/2), High Hatton (9/2), Stage One (6/1), Velvet Cognac (7/1), Silver Man (15/2), Mr Satco (8/1), Chill In The Wood (16/1)
- Gold Mountain
- High Hatton
- Chill In The Wood
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