14:50 Lingfield Tue 12 November 2019
Won maiden hurdle over this trip at Catterick in February but pulled up in better race at Cheltenham in April. Not the best of rerturns at Worcester in September and has since had a wind operation so has a few questions to answer at present.
Stays well and won over 3m1f at Plumpton last season. Also effective at around this trip but is 3lb higher than last winning mark and needs to be spot on for this seasonal return if he's going to score.
2m1f novice hurdle scorer at Carlisle two years ago, and scored over fences last campaign at Market Rasen over same trip. Has to prove stamina at this trip but handles easy ground and is not out of it if fit after 249 days off the track.
Won Grade 1 Finale hurdle back in 2013 but career hasn't hit the heights expected since then. Lightly raced last two years and has shown poor form tumbling down weights as a result. Debut here for new yard but hard to be confident about him.
Won at Fontwell this time last year and went close back there soon after. Fair third off 114 at Newbury in March and should strip fitter for a quiet run back at Fontwell recently. One of the more likely sorts.
Been a while between drinks and hasn't won since defying mark of 124 at Ffos Las in April 2018. Starts this campaign off 108 and young rider claims 7lb more so not out of it if ready go off potentially favourable mark.
Bits and pieces of form in six starts in Ireland in bumpers and over hurdles. Made British debut for new yard at Carlisle last month when never competitive but may be straighter now and any market support might be very interesting.
Won Kempton 2m5f h'cap hurdle in January off 100 and second three times this summer on decent ground off up to 109. Shown nothing in two starts this autumn though and appears to be struggling at present.
Last Year's Winner
|T: M KeighleyJ: Conor Shoemark|
Potters Hedger (3/1), Never Equalled (7/2), Reve (4/1), Barntown (7/1), Cesar Collonges (15/2), Ruacana (8/1), Tazka (10/1), Snippetydoodah (14/1), King Cool (16/1)
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