19:25 Southwell Wed 16 October 2019
With Roy Brotherton when finishing a keeping on second to Red Invader in a Class 6 C&D handicap in May; twice a beaten favourite since joining this trainer; very surprising if he's the solution here.
Cost 68,000gns as a yearling; off the track for 165 days since finishing a toiling (always in rear) ninth of ten to Nahaarr in a 6f Doncaster novice (good) in May.
52,000gns yearling; with William Jarvis when a beaten favourite (runner-up to Khafooq) in a 5f Windsor novice (good to firm) in June; ran okay (fourth) on handicap/stable debut at Newcastle just under three weeks ago.
Pacy and consistent, placed on all five starts (6f-7f); nabbed close home by Gold At Midnight on his penultimate start at Leicester (6f, good); evidently is well suited by Fibresand and the drop back to 5f could hold the key to unlock the door.
Lightly raced maiden (0-6); in excellent hands with the 'sprint-king' Paul Midgley; his August Catterick third to Dancing Mountain (5f, good to soft) represents his strongest single piece of form; needs to show further improvement.
75,000gns yearling; raced freely on debut at Newcastle (7f) in March, finishing a weakening fourth; built marginally on that opening effort at Doncaster (6f) next time; absent since (for 173 days) and drops back to 5f on Fibresand debut.
Last Year's Winner
Lofty (6/4), Hareem Queen (9/4), Great Suspense (5/1), Ginger Max (8/1), Filbert Street (12/1), Sambucca Spirit (16/1), Global Challenger (50/1)
- Hareem Queen
- Great Suspense
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