14:20 Musselburgh Mon 14 October 2019
Won a Listed race over this distance at York earlier this season. Finished fifth of 11 in the Nunthorpe (5f) at that same track. Was last of three runner on his latest start at Leicester (5f), 2L behind Tarboosh. One to consider.
Experienced gelding who has prevailed over this C&D. His last success came at Chester (5f) back in May. He was 11th of 14 in the Ayr Gold Cup (6f) on his latest appearance. This assignment is easier but others are preferred.
Scored over this distance at Beverley two starts back where he picked up strongly in the closing stages to get up by 1½L. He was denied by just a nose on his follow up attempt at Leicester (5f) in a three runner field. In good form. Big player.
Came close to his first win of the year when he was second of eight at Ripon (5f) two runs ago. He was seventh of 22 at York (5f) on his most recent attempt. Both of his career wins have come at this trip but others appeal more here.
Opened his campaign up with a C&D success on heavy ground. Was successful at Nottingham (5f) two runs ago, while he was then third of five last time at Beverley (5f) in the race which was won by Tarboosh. One for the shortlist.
Last Year's Winner
|6||Captain Colby||6||9-2||10/1||Full Result|
|T: P T MidgleyJ: Ben Robinson|
Tarboosh (10/11), Copper Knight (4/1), Kyllang Rock (9/2), Soldier's Minute (7/1), Merhoob (9/1), Broken Spear (14/1)
- Copper Knight
- Kyllang Rock
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