15:30 Warwick Fri 8 November 2019
Failed to show his best foot in first couple of chase starts but took a step in the right direction with 1L defeat in 2m1f Stratford chase. 2lb penalty for that looks harsh.
Much improved form recently, winning at Market Rasen before short head defeat at Chepstow (2m3f) in April. Has top weight to contend with but clearly excelling now.
Failed to build on hurdle win at Hereford and well-beaten over fences, including 42L defeat at Uttoxeter (2m4f) in January. First start for new trainer.
Heavy defeats in his last three starts and looked flattered when 14L fourth in 3m2f handicap chase at Chepstow last month. Back down in trip and 7lb claimer may help.
Yet to really fire over fences but knocking at the door. Put up good performance to finish second at Ffos Las (2m5f) in June which entitles him to place claims.
Record has taken a backward step recently, including 24L eighth at Hereford (2m) earlier this month. Limited appeal on that form.
Last Year's Winner
|T: J W MullinsJ: T J O'Brien|
Rizzardo (5/2), Adman Sam (10/3), Hugo's Reflection (4/1), Carole's Vigilante (5/1), Broughtons Rhythm (7/1), Vocaliser (17/2)
- Hugo's Reflection
- Broughtons Rhythm
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