EJTILAAB made a successful debut at Doncaster on his sole start for Roger Varian last year, getting the hang of things only late on. He has also bettered that form in defeat this season, making good progress since joining Ian William.
He had excuses for not living up to expectations on his yard debut in June, but he got back on the up with three good performances in Ascot handicaps subsequently.
He is undoubtedly a consistent performer, is drawn well, and his style of running should be suited by this track. He is of plenty of interest as he bids to double his career tally.
ECHO BEACH showed a bit on debut, just running to a modest level after being held back by inexperience. However, he showed much improved form stepped up to 7 furlongs at Haydock last time.
In fact, he probably would have opened his account on that occasion had he been more professional, hanging left after being produced to lead on the inner two furlongs out.
He has the potential to improve further, so is well worth chancing to make amends.
EDINBURGH CASTLE has rather frustratingly only got the one win to his name, but he’s had excuses several times.
He shaped better than the bare result when third at Ascot in July, faring comfortably the best of those that tried to come from off the pace. He again wasn’t seen to best effect when second at this course two starts back, boxed in when going well at a crucial stage.
He again didn’t make things easy for himself when third at Leicester last time, but he finished with running left.
This step back up in trip could help bring the best out of Edinburgh Castle, and he is well capable from this sort of mark should things drop right.
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