20:30 Newcastle Fri 27 September 2019
Only outing since juvenile campaign saw him finish tailed off here in February 2017. Impossible to know what, if any talent remains, and best watched on return from another lengthy absence.
Won off a 6lb lower mark at Ripon in June, and has had wind surgery since disappointing twice since. Easy enough to see him bouncing back, but does need to improve on form if he's to defy his current mark.
C&D winner who has hit form with a vengeance of late, landing 6f handicaps at Thirsk and Redcar on his last two starts. Not at all badly treated under a 4lb penalty for latest win, and should make a bold bid to bring up the hat-trick.
Has won three times over C&D this season, and back to form with a couple of runners-up medals at Hamilton on recent runs. Edging up the weights, though, and never won off a mark this high.
Both handicap runs have come over 1m in a visor, finishing sixth at Windsor and Chelmsford. Has since left Michael Bell quite cheaply, and could find this trip on the sharp side on debut for new connections.
Made an encouraging return at Ripon in May, but has disappointed since, albeit possibly in need of the run when seventh of 16 at Thirsk last time. Others have stronger credentials.
On the same mark as when winning at Nottingham in the summer, but three runs since have been dreadful, and she has plenty to prove at present.
Seems badly out of sorts this year, and no sign of a turnaround when sixth of 9 to Buccaneers Vault at Redcar last time, typically starting tardily.
Much better effort in handicaps when ¾L second of 7 to Sapphire Jubilee over 5f here (AW debut) last month. Form is rather patchy, though, and she must prove she can build on that promise here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: M MullineauxJ: Callum Rodriguez|
Buccaneers Vault (2/1), Magical Spirit (7/2), Onebaba (5/1), Global Hope (5/1), Final Go (6/1), Epeius (7/1), Oriental Lilly (12/1), Stewardess (14/1), Almurr (33/1), Raspberry (40/1), Fast And Furious (50/1)
- Buccaneers Vault
- Oriental Lilly
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