An open handicap, but Galloway Hills looks interesting on his return from a seven-month break. The now five-year-old made a winning reappearance in a handicap over this course and distance last season on what was his first start for this yard, proving at least as good as ever from what was a falling mark. Galloway Hills managed to win again at York later that season and, while he went off the boil towards the end, he now returns 5 lb below his last winning mark. Therefore he could be worth chancing on his return to action.
Make It Rain progressed with each start last year, very strong in the market when opening her account at Kempton in December, and she shaped well on her return to turf after six months off when third on handicap debut at Yarmouth this month. She was slowly into stride on that occasion and held up as a result, but notably travelled powerfully, still going well when encountering some trouble in running just over a furlong from home, having to switch and never nearer than at the finish. Make It Rain is clearly still learning, and she looks well handicapped.
Kensington Art stays well, winning over a similar trip to this and over two miles last season, and he shaped well over a mile and a half on his return from seven months off at Kempton earlier this month. He was ridden prominently over the shorter trip on that occasion, and just lacked a change of gear at this trip. Kensington Art is entitled to have come on for that run, and should be able to at least make the frame in what isn’t a stronger race.
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