15:10 Newcastle Mon 9 December 2019
16-race maiden but has ability and stayed on well last time over a mile when third here five weeks ago. Runs off same mark and should be thereabouts once again.
Carried 5lb penalty for battling head success here on Friday over 1m4f. Not certain to be ideally suited by this drop back in trip but is clearly in good heart and another good show is on the cards if recovered from those exertions.
Eight-time winner whose last success came on turf in April at Leicester. Ran well here last time when denied a clear run on second start back from summer break. Eased 1lb and jockey booking catches the eye.
Unexposed on AW and has been placed all three start on an artificial surface. Third at Wolverhampton last month over just short of this trip then good second over hurdles at Catterick latest. Solid claims.
Racing here over optimum trip and scored over C&D in September off 6lb lower mark. Went close on repeat mission in October and not disgraced when staying on fourth here over a mile last time. Better now back up in trip.
Hasn't scored since winning over C&D for Sally Haynes back in September 2017. Dropped down handicap of late though after a series of poor runs and has a bit to prove at present.
Still a maiden after 10 attempts but has ability and gave impression she might improve for this step up in trip when keeping on over extended 1m1f at Wolverhampton last time. Decent chance off 1lb lower mark.
Only success came over C&D in May off this mark and only beaten 3 lengths here last time off 1lb higher. Not the most consistent but no surprise to see her in the mix.
Showed nothing earlier this year on first four starts (all AW) but has done better following a break with two fair efforts in modest turf handicaps. Has questions to answer though back on this surface but market may offer some clues.
29 attempts without getting her head in front but did go close over C&D in May. Probably needed latest run at Wolverhampton over inadequate mile following summer break and may appeal to each-way players.
Failed by just half a length to win at Beverely in June over this trip in modest handicap but showed little on last three starts. Has scored over C&D in past but has a bit to prove on recent evidence.
Yet to reach a place thus far and was well beaten in Southwell selling handicap last time over 7f. BIg step up in trip needs to make a difference as is hard to fancy on efforts so far.
No wins and placed only twice in 20 races. Not certain that he stayes this trip and on balance there are plenty of others who make more appeal.
Last Year's Winner
Sulafaat (9/4), Solfeggio (10/3), Corked (11/2), Curfewed (13/2), Tabou Beach Boy (13/2), Quoteline Direct (7/1), Bahkit (11/1), One Last Hug (14/1), Kodi Koh (16/1), False Id (16/1), Somewhat Sisyphean (20/1), Bigbadboy (25/1), Jagerbond (33/1), Zarkavon (40/1)
- False Id
- Kodi Koh
- Quoteline Direct
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