14:45 Chester Sat 28 September 2019
Progressive Gutaifan colt (a shade unfortunate not to be unbeaten); made all, finding extra when well on top of the subsequent Chepstow scorer Music Therapist at Chelmsford (6f) four weeks ago; handles cut; very tough to beat on nursery debut.
Never competitive on nursery debut at York (Class 2, 6f good); had earlier charted a positive trajectory by winning maiden and conditions races at Pontefract and Musselburgh (both 5f); possibly flattered by a handicap mark of 90.
Improving with racing, taking another step forward when beating the Godolphin-owned Lost In Time by a ready 1L in a Windsor maiden (6f, good) six weeks ago; poor draw but certainly won't be an unconsidered 28-1 shot; nursery debut.
Progressive since upped to 6f; has been set a stiff task by the handicapper with a 9lb rise for a comfortable Class 5 Wolverhampton nursery win (6f) three weeks ago; useful draw, yet requires a career best performance.
Kept busy early season, displaying ample early pace in building consistent form figures of 73221; off the track for 145 days since winning unchallenged at Bath (5f, firm) in May; connections must be rueful of a wide draw (stall 12) on nursery debut.
Dual 6f scorer; fluffed her chance with a slow start in the Listed Champion 2yo Trophy at Ripon (6f) in August; has twice ran well in defeat in competitive nurseries since, including when fourth to Aberama Gold at Ayr (6f, good) last week; chance.
Slightly disappointing since winning at Doncaster (6f, good to firm) in July, until showing more verve when fifth to Separate in a Class 3 nursery at Newbury (7f, good) last week; possible place contender from a handy draw; first-time cheekpieces.
Consistent (3232), and deserves to find a race sooner or later; is generally found wanting at the business end of his races, and that was again the case when beaten just over 1L by the unbeaten Dance Fever at Windsor (6f); nursery debut.
Runner-up in each of his first three starts (6f-7f); has slacked off since, including when an outpaced tenth of 17 to Aberama Gold on nursery debut at Ayr (6f, good) last week; has plenty to find with Keep Busy; unlikely candidate.
Off the mark at the fourth attempt in a Beverley maiden (5f, good) in August; backed that up with a similar effort at Catterick subsequently; reasonably interesting to see what she's capable of on nursery debut; place possible.
Runner-up in a Class 4 Catterick nursery (6f, soft) three starts back; hasn't beaten a single rival since, and his earlier efforts don't equate to that much either; far safer to look elsewhere for the solution.
Last Year's Winner
|10||Princes Des Sables||2||8-12||8/1||Full Result|
|T: K A RyanJ: S A Gray|
Fuwayrit (11/8), St Ives (9/2), Stone Soldier (7/1), Keep Busy (8/1), Pop Dancer (8/1), Alix James (10/1), We're Reunited (10/1), Winning Streak (20/1), Great Dame (20/1), Kendred Soul (25/1), Heer We Go Again (40/1), Bob's Oss (100/1)
- Keep Busy
- St Ives
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