2.40: Mr Percy was at big odds when winning a valuable handicap last Sunday because he had previously been heavily defeated by PRIDWELL. In retrospect, that form was no disgrace because Tony McCoy's mount is clearly in rude health. McCoy's rivals will be hoping, however, that Pridwell's former habit of refusing to co-operate reasserts itself. The ex-Reg Akehurst- trained Bimsey is best watched on his first run for a new stable.
3.10: LEOTARD gets a narrow vote. Venetia Williams's runner was the only one to get near Indian Jockey when the latter won on this track three weeks ago. Storm Alert, eight lengths back in third that day, is 6lb better in now.
3.40: PRINCEFUL has long had high expectations held for him. He went some way towards justifying them when a 10-length runner-up to the classy Shadow Leader at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Jenny Pitman, however, said recently that two and a half miles was probably his best distance, so punters should steer clear of short odds about the six-year-old today. The going should suit him better than Yet Again, winner of a slowly run event at Kempton last time.Reuse content