14:55 Sedgefield Thu 7 November 2019
Sprang an 80-1 surprise in a Wexford maiden hurdle in June but couldn't match that form on first start for new yard at Perth inn September. Tongue-tie now added and chances of the places if bouncing back.
Regressive handicap hurdler that reverts to novice company here, but positives are thin on the ground and he faces another uphill battle against a few of these.
Not the biggest but has been jumping fences with great aplomb and another solid effort at Chepstow on latest start shows his wellbeing; reverts to hurdles with a golden opportunity to score in a weak contest.
Half-brother to a few hurdles/chase winners gives some hope for the future, but he looked to need more time and experience based on his debut sixth at Carlisle last month when he was too keen. May improve here but a lot to do to win.
Regressive on the Flat, rated just 45 now, and didn't really shown enough on hurdles debut here last month to think he's up to winning this.
Showed no more than spits and spots of ability in four Irish bumpers for another yard earlier in the year, has since joined new yard and was pulled up on Aintree debut last month. Hard to fancy.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Mrs S J SmithJ: Danny Cook|
Len Brennan (1/4), Tango Boy (9/4), Farocco (9/2), New Frontier (16/1), Tico Times (18/1), Buttevant Lady (25/1), Red Star Dancer (80/1)
- Len Brennan
- Tango Boy
- New Frontier
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