19:20 Wolverhampton Sat 30 November 2019
His last win came back in May at Chester (1m2½f). Has been below his best recently, including on his last two starts at Doncaster and at this track last week; others preferred.
Sole success from nine starts came when taking a 7f novice race at Kempton in September last year; no real show on latest appearance at Lingfield at the end of October; better handicapped these day so no forlorn hope stepping up in trip.
Ran on strongly to win over course and distance in October before finding the step up in trip too much next time out; excellent chance on the best of his form and one to consider.
Won at Meydan in January, but patchy form since; well held on recent reappearance run at Kempton but still looks to be open to improvement and worth a check in the market.
Generally consistent Irish raider who is capable over a variety of trips; lightly raced enough to be open to more improvement and strong market support would be a good signal.
Fairly consistent handicapper when with Andrew balding but failed to land a killer blow after winning at Kempton last January; hovering close to last winning mark so has chances on best of his form.
Was slightly below par after winning at Haydock in July; possibly needs to drop a few more pounds to get back to winning ways but capable on his day and no surprise to see him running well.
Can be a little inconsistent but nothing wrong with his latest run at Kempton earlier this month when not beaten far over 7f; suited just as well by this trip, he looks a leading contestant if on a going day.
Took advantage of a very lenient handicap mark to score at Newcastle last time out over a mile; able to race here off just a 2lb higher mark, he would hold every chance if in the mood but often let down by inconsistency.
Took advantage of plummeting mark/breathing operation when winning at over course and distance last time out; strong claims again running off a similar mark.
Makes first appearance since April; has fair form in the past but maybe best watched after such a long absence; won his maiden at this track in 2017.
Last Year's Winner
Almufti (3/1), Kaser (4/1), Rectory Road (7/1), Sea Fox (15/2), Mickey (8/1), Mr Top Hat (9/1), Pastime (12/1), Buckingham (12/1), My Target (14/1), Al Hayette (20/1), The Game Of Life (20/1), Masked Identity (25/1)
- Sea Fox
- Rectory Road
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