19:45 Wolverhampton Thu 24 October 2019
Won at Bath on her racecourse debut but held three times since. Latest start was forgivable as a large-field at Newmarket might not have suited her at this stage. But this is something of an acid test now she has to cope with giving weight away.
No fluke about his Sandown win but the gelding found things happening too quickly in a higher grade the last twice. 3lb lower here and he's drawn well but his hold up style might not be ideal if he gets boxed in early.
Debut run was a bit of a 'no-show' but placed twice since so has the ability to figure when the pieces fit together. The filly is a half-sister to an AW winner, so the betting can guide as she switches surfaces to make her handicap debut.
Already having his eighth career start despite being off since July. However, the gelding is versatile regarding the ground and his half-sister Cooperess coped well with this surface, so he looks worth a try. One to have on your side.
Well ahead of Chasanda at Kempton on his penultimate start and then gave it a good go when just touched-off here last week. Due for a 4lb hike so has to merit an interest before the revised mark kicks in; a leading contender this time.
Three start so far have been ordinary affairs but the colt starts out in nurseries on a workable mark. Wide draw not idea for his introduction to Tapeta, though.
Best form so far posted in sprints at Bath and Brighton and has a handy draw for her style of running. Missed the break last time but would have a good chance if more sharply away this time. Needs to prove she'll handle the surface.
Stablemate of Airbrush who won with a bit in hand at Kempton early in September but was well held from this mark last time out. Has something to prove dropping back to 5f but the betting can guide as to any confidence from connections.
Won three low-key sellers earlier in the campaign but held twice since and was never in contention when tried in this grade at Yarmouth on Tuesday. Also well beaten on her only previous run at this course.
Has ability but not progressed in her last two starts; beaten by Queens Blade in a seller at Beverley last month and has a good deal to find with that rival alone.
Last Year's Winner
Swinley (5/4), Port Winston (15/2), Silver Start (8/1), Airbrush (9/1), Abbaleka (10/1), Birkenhead (11/1), She Looks Like Fun (12/1), Queens Blade (14/1), Dreamy Rascal (14/1), Chasanda (14/1), Azteca (25/1)
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