8th Nov 2022 | Horse Racing

Kempton: Tiger Crusade

Finished behind two of these a week ago but didn't get a clear run when using the cut-away and lost a shoe in the process. Won over course and distance a year ago off a 3lbsigher mark.

The 8.00 Kempton is a competitive handicap and many of these raced against each other 7 days ago. Aramis Grey came out on top but expect the placings to switch-around completely. Strike Red was the fastest closer and an obvious eye-catcher from the widest gate but Tiger Crusade was perhaps the less obvious but equally valid eye-catcher.

He too closed from off the pace but dived in at the cut away where he saw his path blocked twice and he lost a shoe. Whereas Strike Red was able to gather some momentum Tiger Crusade had a stop-start passage but was still holding off Strike Red at the line.

Twice a winner at Kempton including over course and distance of 3lbs higher he looks a big danger from stall 1.

1pt Tiger Crusade to win 8/1 with BetVictor
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 16:15 8th Nov, 2022 but subject to change