15:10 Southwell Fri 15 November 2019
Showed improved form to be placed in a couple of Worcester novice hurdles in the summer before being soundly beaten on her Newton Abbot handicap debut. Non-runner on soft going before; so not hard to have doubts about her on this ground.
Made a good start for this yard after coming from Ireland winning over hurdles and on the Flat within first three starts. Rather lost her way over hurdles of late now fitted with tongue-tie/cheekpieces combination (first-time); leap of faith needed.
Form has rather gone the wrong way since she won a small-field Exeter novice in May (2m1f, good) including being beaten in a seller last time (first-time blinkers proving worthless). Ground a question mark along with attitude; not hard to ignore.
Stable have been very quiet of late with that form mirrored in this ones performances of late. Well beaten under a change of tactics (held up) last time out at Chepstow (after a wind op); ground looks to have gone against her once again.
Stable still to really get going; handicap debut didn't see her take a step forward (pulled up); struggled due to jumping errors. Had shown some promise at Warwick prior to that last run but once again hurdling errors blighted her chance; unsafe.
Still unexposed over hurdles having finished second on her handicap debut at Chepstow (travelled well) to one who goes well at the Welsh venue. Could have more to offer if she handles the slower ground; yard in good form, last six runners - 121121.
Best that she can offer over hurdles is two runner-up slots in selling hurdles in the spring although she did run a creditable races when last seen in a handicap. Stiff task of late on the Flat in France; temperamental sort though, hard to trust.
Soundly beaten on the Flat of late and has looked rather moody/unreliable on occasions. Now back over hurdles her 0-7 in this sphere hardly has you rushing to support her; makes very limited appeal given her profile.
One of two that the stable run in this race her 0-5 record over hurdles is hardly one that inspires. However, she has offered a little more since being switched to handicaps (jumping needs brushing up); 2lb out of the weights, ground a question mark.
Last Year's Winner
Camile (6/4), Peltwell (3/1), Bossiney Bay (6/1), Homing Star (8/1), Mac Amara (8/1), Princess Kodia (12/1), Definite Winner (16/1), Unsuspected Girl (16/1), Cold Fusion (22/1), Fillydelphia (40/1)
- Homing Star
- Unsuspected Girl
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