19:00 Chelmsford City Tue 24 September 2019
Effective over both 1m and 1m2f; 6lb higher than when making a winning debut for Chelsea Banham at Lingfield (1m2f) in August; ought to be firmly in the mix.
Doesn't win all that often, although his two previous AW successes (2-35) have come over C&D; beaten 1½L (third) by Parknacilla over C&D latest; Luke Morris is an eye-catching booking (was aboard for his last success).
Leicester nursery winner (1m, good to soft) last October; well beaten on all three starts so far in 2019, and having also shown precious little on the AW (0-2) can only be monitored.
Without a win since January (1m½f Wolverhampton) but has finished runner-up on no fewer than four occasions since; beaten a neck by Arlecchino's Arc over 1m2f here in April and 5lb lower today; place claims.
Eight-race maiden; has kept relatively solid form since returning to the track in late July; idled in front when arguably not fully seeing out this trip when beaten ½L by Parknacilla over C&D three weeks ago; likely player nevertheless.
Broke his duck with a shock 33-1 7f win here in May (beat Red Cossack - runs in Division 1 by ½L); hasn't kicked on positively since; no worries whatsoever with regards this longer trip (does stay).
Hasn't won on the AW since Feb 2015 (5f) when a talented sprinter for David Elsworth; has vastly different targets nowadays but showed renewed vigour when third on debut for this trainer at Bath (1m2f, firm) three weeks ago; noteworthy.
Veteran of 131 races (14 wins); is quirky at times and with very clear and obvious signs that he's nowhere near the force of yesteryear, simply can't be considered as a realistic threat.
Lowly-rated ten-race maiden; has competed over 1m2f and beyond on her last five starts (easing 13lb in the process); is worth a go back at a shorter trip in hope of rediscovering some signs of life.
Poor in nine-career starts (6f-1m1f) and with no reason whatsoever to expect better, it'll come as a real surprise if this nine-race maiden plays any significant role in the finish; look elsewhere.
Last Year's Winner
Voice of A Leader (7/2), Sharp Operator (4/1), Red Skye Delight (9/2), Merdon Castle (5/1), Quick Monet (6/1), Squire (7/1), Another Approach (14/1), Almanack (14/1), Tellovoi (20/1), Sesame (20/1), Sittin Handy (50/1)
- Red Skye Delight
- Sharp Operator
- Voice of A Leader
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