14:00 Southwell Fri 15 November 2019
Consistent sort who has a penalty to deal with but has won over hurdles/fences (needs to brush up his jumping in the latter sphere). Should make his presence felt returning to hurdles despite a stiff task at the weights.
Useful chaser who made a belated/successful switch to hurdles earlier in the week after eight months off; had the run of things in a weak heat. Should be good enough to carry a penalty given his chasing ability if he can handle this quick return to t
Winner on the second of his two Irish point-to-point starts; exhibited plenty of ability on his Rules debut at Wetherby (2m4f, good/soft). Looked as though he would be better for the run having weakened in the closing stages; progress likely.
£65,000 5yo; successful on the third of his Irish point-to-point starts by 5.5L after being off 405 days. Joined a top-class yard (2-7 with novice hurdle newcomers this year); market will be useful to gauge the expectations on his Rules debut.
Modest form in three bumpers (finished fourth each time) before failing to show any real progress over hurdles in two attempts. Pulled-up last time (never travelling/jumped poorly); hard to see her making much of an impact.
Last Year's Winner
Jepeck (10/11), The Mulcair (2/1), Eclair On Line (7/1), Danboru (11/1), Levasseur (33/1), Witham (50/1)
- The Mulcair
- Eclair On Line
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