15:45 Worcester Fri 27 September 2019
Not seen over hurdles since 2017 but did win a chase when last seen 15 months ago and fitness not normally a concern with this yard. Usually seen in stronger grade than this and looks set to play a major part.
Won a pair of small field novice hurdles last season but best effort was when close second in a big field at Newbury in March and if ready to go on first run since the spring warrants respect.
Similar level of form in trio of hurdles at around this distance last season including a win at Taunton. Could do better now handicapping and any market move would be interesting.
Quite impressive when winning over C&D last month and probably found race coming too soon when disappointing the following week. Soft ground ideal though 13lb higher than that latest win.
Won at Catterick last season and may have also scored when falling at the last at Ludlow but well below form on only previous try on soft ground so that has to be a concern.
Joined this yard after winning a seller for Gordon Elliott and although he ran creditably when second at Fontwell, all his best form has been on better ground so the soft surface is a worry.
Has clearly had issues as only makes the track after lengthy absences. Showed he still retains ability when last seen but only of interest if market speaks in his favour.
Ffos Las win in December 2017 was in the mud but only seen twice since including a long lay off and hard to know what ability remains.
Did win on sole run here in the summer of 2018 but struggling for his best form of late and all three career wins have been on good ground.
Plenty of wins in his younger days but struggling of late and preferred a sounder surface in his pomp so looks opposable.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Miss Amy MurphyJ: Jack Quinlan|
At Its Own Expense (7/2), Duke Street (4/1), Miss Tynte (6/1), Voodoo Doll (6/1), Reve (8/1), Rakhine State (8/1), Copper Gone West (8/1), Curious Carlos (20/1), Roycano (25/1), Starcrossed (50/1), Fairmount (50/1)
- Duke Street
- Miss Tynte
- Copper Gone West
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