3Half-sister to two hurdle/chase winners, out of half-sister to bumper/high-class 2m-3m hurdle winner Sam Spinner, family of The Tsarevich; stable has respectable strike-rate in bumpers; one to note.
A P Cawley/F O'Brien
8Half-sister to winners Knight In Purple (bumper/useful 2m hurdle), Tickity Bleue (bumper/hurdle) and River Purple (chase); stable also runs Briery Express; market informative.
N Scholfield/N Williams
4The only runner with experience, having finished fifth of six in Cheltenham bumper (2m1f, good; started favourite) almost a year ago; winner/third have won five races between them since; respected, especially if the market again speaks in her favour.
M Nolan/P Hobbs
- DateRace conditionsWeightAnalysisJockeyORTSRPR
- 20/04/17CHL 16Gd 4-6yCl4 NHF,5K10-95/6 7 3/4l, Melangerie[3/1F]11-6Richard Johnson90
534,000euros yearling; half-sister to 7f-1m winner Malekat Jamal; dam half-sister to Musidora/Nassau winner Zahrat Dubai out of German 1,000 Guineas winner; yard is 2-10 in bumpers last five campaigns; not a certain stayer in these conditions but needs a market check.
J Quinlan/D Elsworth
1Half-sister to useful bumper/hurdle winner Meadowcroft Boy; dam 2m hurdle winner, half-sister to bumper/hurdle/useful chase winner Briery Fox; wears hood on debut; yard is 1-14 in bumpers this season.
T Garner/N Williams
2Half-sister to bumper winner Devenish Island and 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Bunclody; trainer is 0-2 in bumpers (two defeats for the same horse); market can guide.
H Bannister/T Pinfield
61,000euros 3yo; half-sister to bumper/hurdle/chase winner Rowdy Rocher; dam from good family; trainer is 0-5 in bumpers this term.
D Noonan/N Hawke
7First foal; dam 1m4f winner, also placed bumper/hurdle, out of prolific 2m hurdle/chase winner; yard is 0-15 in bumpers last five seasons.
Matt Griffiths/R Hodges
Unnamed 2nd Favourite