20:10 Kempton Wed 6 November 2019
Back to form on recent starts, twice making the frame before landing a 1¼m handicap at Chalmsford last time. Full value for that success, and return to 1½m should pose no problems.
Seemed to improve when fourth in the face of a stiff task here (1m3f) two starts back, and confirmed that to a large degree when 2¼ lengths third of 14 to Banta Bay in a C&D handicap last time. Should be in the mix if running to a similar level.
Kept on late when seventh of 14 in a C&D handicap early last month, but ran badly despite a better break here next time, and questions to answer now.
Off the mark on her final start in a selling handicap for Sir Mark Prescott at Brighton last month, and while it's easy to see the change of yard as a negative, the jockey booking tends to negate that concern.
Finished third at Bath in May, but still beaten a fair way there, and has run badly on both subsequent starts. Cheekpieces reached for now, and has plenty to prove.
Winner of a 2m handicap here on penultimate start in cheekpieces, he ran to a similar level when fourth over the same trip here last time. Drops in trip on first start since leaving Sir Mark Prescott, and debatable if that's what he needs.
Not disgraced on penultimate start at Sandown (1¾m, soft) but well held again last time, and his current profile is not an appealing one.
Ran creditably when third at Southwell in May, and now a whopping 10lb lower. Long way below that form in recent starts, and needs to build markedly on his latest fifth of 13 to Sea Art at Bath when failing to justify market support.
Plenty of placed efforts to her name, but remains a maiden after 24 Flat runs. Bit below form when fifth of 13 in a 1m3½f handicap at Yarmouth on latest start, but solid place claims on balance of form.
Mostly creditable efforts this year, and again ran with credit when third of 16 to Dyagilev over 1¼m at Chelmsford last time. Should be thereabouts once again.
One of his two lifetime wins has come over C&D, and excuses when a below-form sixth of 13 in a heavy-ground 1m3½f handicap at Yarmouth last time. Better prospects back on an artificial surface.
Remains a maiden after 17 starts and although he has largely been running respectably this year, he needs to raise his game to get off the mark.
Quite well bred son of Mount Nelson, but finished nearer last than first in three starts for John Joseph Murphy in Ireland. Handed a basement mark, but needs to show more before he can be supported.
Last Year's Winner
|12||Iley Boy||4||9-3||20/1||Full Result|
|T: J GallagherJ: Joey Haynes|
Percy's Prince (11/4), Passing Clouds (6/1), Dyagilev (6/1), Foresee (8/1), Mistress Nellie (8/1), Born To Reason (9/1), Picture Poet (12/1), Alramz (16/1), Famous Dynasty (16/1), Dimmesdale (16/1), Ramatuelle (25/1), Kerrera (25/1), Snow Leopard (40/1), Sweet Nature (66/1)
- Passing Clouds
- Mistress Nellie
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