Brazos is an interesting newcomer and it will be fascinating to see how the Clodovil colt, who cost 80,000gns as a yearling, fares in the market against two useful and experienced juveniles. Stormy Paradise, eighth of nine on his Ascot debut, improved notably to run out a cosy winner in maiden auction company at Goodwood and the Meehan juveniles are renowned for improving with time. However, FAIR RANGER showed a resolute attitude to wear down Azagal late on at Doncaster and followed up by only going down by a neck to Cool Bahamian at Pontefract on Monday. He looks a typically tough Hannon juvenile and should appreciate this first tilt at a seventh furlong.
Stormy Paradise (IRE) 11-4fav (9-1) Tracked leaders, switched left 2f out, soon ridden and ran on to lead near finish, won at Goodwood 6f 2yo mdn aut (4) gd in Jun beating Salford Secret (9-1) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
Fair Ranger 9-2 (8-10) Chased leading pair on outside, outpaced over 2f olut, rallied on inside over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went 2nd towards finish, unable to reach winner, 2nd of 4, nk behind Cool Bahamian (8-12) at Pontefract 6f 2yo stk (2) gd.
Brazos (IRE) Clodovil colt out of Shambodia.
Jazri 100-1 (9-5) Slowly into stride, reminders inside final 5f, always behind, 9th of 12, 16l behind Chord Chart (9-5) at Wolverhampton 6f 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Jun.