15:25 Ascot Sat 12 May 2018
Failed to get her head in front in 2017 but held her own in Group 3/Listed class and has run well on a couple of starts here. Interesting runner dropped in to a handicap on debut for her new yard having cost 425,000 gns in December.
Unlucky at Goodwood last week when clipping heels and unseating her rider. Yet to win away from that course but she ran well here in a C&D Listed race at the Royal meeting and has to be of interest here.
Has returned in fine form this year, just touched off at Newmarket before going one better at Nottingham last time out. Ground versatile and clearly thriving at present. Respected off just 2lb higher.
Has improved on AW this winter with two wins at Lingfield and she's a consistent sort who ran on well to finish fourth of 13 on AW Final's Day. Needs to prove she's as effective on turf now though.
Has won three of her six starts and she was unlucky not to make that four when just failing to get up here when last seen over 7f. 3lb rise for that fair and capable of better this year so can't be dismissed if ready to go on seasonal return.
Not won since winning a 14 runner maiden at Pontefract in 2016. While she's kept some good company subsequently, she made little impression at Lingfield last time and needs to improve if she's to play a part here.
Lightly-raced for her age and has won two of her four starts. Gained a second success at Newmarket when last seen and a 4lb rise for that win certainly fair. Yard flying and should run well.
Has gained both her career wins at Kempton on AW, just holding on to win when last seen in October. 8lb rise for that probably on the harsh side and will need to improve on her return.
An improving sort last year but there's a suspicion the handicapper has caught up with here now. Came on for reappearance run at Newbury with a moderate effort at Salisbury and other less exposed rivals look more appealing here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: D R C ElsworthJ: David Egan|
Queen of Time (7/2), Dynamic (4/1), Urban Fox (9/2), Tribute Act (11/2), Di Fede (7/1), Red Tea (15/2), Zest (14/1), Daddies Girl (25/1), Belle Meade (25/1)
- Queen of Time
- Urban Fox
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