15:00 Wincanton Sat 9 November 2019
Two wins here last term including career best in the Kingwell Hurdle in February, Fell at the last at Kempton on comeback when he would have finished a creditable second and if none the worse for that will male his presence felt.
Looked brilliant when romping home at Kempton in February and having been forced to miss Cheltenham, confirmed his progress in Grade 1 at Punchestown in May. Top class prospect and stable in fine form this week so shouldn't lack for fitness.
Ran as well as could have been expected when second on Kempton comeback but this demands more and any rain would be against. Stable having quiet spell at present.
Took well to hurdling by winning his first two runs over them but disappointed in competitive handicap when last seen and probably needs plenty of rain to give him the conditions he wants. Wind operation since last seen.
Lowly rated on the Flat and has shown very little in four runs over hurdles and impossible to make a case for.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N J HendersonJ: J McGrath|
Fusil Raffles (4/7), Grand Sancy (11/4), Christopher Wood (6/1), Brandon Castle (10/1), Beat The Judge (20/1), Top Beak (125/1)
- Fusil Raffles
- Grand Sancy
- Christopher Wood
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