VOLKOV JELOIS was encouraging returning to action and with fitness now on side should take all the beating. La Bondue has been consistent in all five career starts. Difficult to see her out of the money. George Flash can improve on run at Dieppe and take a hand in this. Gilou Cat comes with credentials to find an each way spot.
A BABORD seems the most impressive of the winners lining up here and although this looks tougher has the potential to go well once more. Marta Des Mottes can improve upon Angers success and take the opportunity to claim back to back victories. Dance With Devils is likely to progress on sole start where another placing isn’t out of the question. L’Aubonniere managed to place in a large field on debut and may do so again.
LE BEAU THEO showed he was more than capable winning on debut and wouldn’t need to progress drastically to secure another win. Strong chance. Jeu De Paume is bound to capture a maiden success sooner rather than later and this looks an easier task than recent outing. Could go close come the finish. Virgo Celestin remains unbeaten and has every chance of delivering another promising effort. El Chiquito looks best of the rest.
HIGH BALL is more than capable of winning back to back races and has a solid chance of doing so here. Gipsy De Rouhet has claimed two wins in her past three attempts and secures another opportunity to win again. Eklat previously finished a close third in a sixteen runner race which bodes well for this contest. Definite place claims. Miss Enrique can’t be ignored after a much improved latest run. Outsider to note.
POUR VOUS ET NOUS looks likely to grab another course success with a strong showing very much on the cards. Normandy Dela Vega may go well returning to hurdling and that could be the key to a promising effort. Meann can be competitive if stepping up on previous form. Before The Storm is more than capable of grabbing a place.
FENCE DES BRUYERES continued the blistering form shown last year and another win looks a distinct possibility. Shakapon is set for a resuming hurdling and maintains a strong chance. Middle will enjoy revisiting this trip and is bound to feature. Feaux De Bois returned from a lengthy absence to claim a solid third. Holds place claims.
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