14:10 Leicester Tue 11 September 2018
Soft ground maiden winner on debut in June (6f). Has improved since, running respectably in a couple of Group 3s over this trip on her last two starts. Handles good to firm. Penalised back in this company, but should go well.
9-1 and ran green on debut at Lingfield (6f, AW) in July, doing her best work at the finish, when beaten less than 3L. Step up in trip looks positive for this turf debut. Should be able to make progress.
20-1 and ran well for a long way on debut at Newmarket (7f, good to firm) last month. That was promising, so should be capable of taking a step up here.
Closely related to winners Artimino (7f at two/1m) and Verandah (7f AW at two). Half-sister to seven winners, inc. Spacious (7f-1m, inc. Group 2), out of 7f winner. Hooded for debut. Stable 25% with just a few juveniles this season. Market check.
First foal. Dam 1m4f AW winner, closely related to 1m2f winner Incorporate out of 1m2f winning half-sister to US 1m2f/1m3f Grade 1 winner Senure. Stable juveniles 15% this season and can ready them to win first time. Market check.
110,000gns yearling. Half-sister to 6f AW juvenile winner My Dear Baby. Dam maiden from 7f-1m1f, half-sister to 1m1f UAE Oaks winner Tamarillo and two other useful winners. Stable juveniles 15% this season, so market check prudent.
Half-sister to Italian Listed-placed 6f-1m winner Rabiosa Fiore (inc at two). Dam 2m winner, half-sister to 7f Listed winner Ibn Malik. Probably one to watch on debut.
Half-sister to winners Elm Park (7f-1m inc Gr 1 at two), Brorocco (1m1f-1m2f) and Highland Pass (7.5f/1m). Dam 1m AW winner. Stable in good form and 15% strike rate with juveniles. Could make a nice debut.
14-1 and raced freely on debut at Ascot (7f, good to firm) in July, when well held last of nine. Should be capable of improving on that.
Closely related to Italian 5f-7f winner Spirit Of Saints, half-sister to 7 winners inc Titus Shadow (5f/6f Group 3), Orpen Shadow (6f Group 3 at two). Dam Italian 5f (at two)/6f winner. Stable's first two-year-old runner of the year. Market check.
Half-sister to French 1m (Listed) and 1m2f winner Dark Orchid and Canadian 6f-1m½f dirt winner Street Map. Dam French 1m2½f winner, full-sister to 1m2½f Gr 1 winner Johann Quatz. Stable 21% with two-year-olds and in good form. Could go well.
£19,000 (not sold) yearling. Half-sister to 7f turf (at two)/1m AW winner Felisa. Dam 5f-6f AW winner (at two). Pedigree suggests that she is one to watch on debut in this field.
Well held at both Windsor and Newbury over 6f so far. Steps up in trip, but can only watch.
€22,000 yearling, 60,000gns at two; fifth foal. Half-sister to winners Mr Globetrotter (1m6f-2m inc AW) and Make The Sun Shine (Canadian 7f AW). Dam US 1m½f Grade 3 turf winner. Stable 14% with juveniles this season. Check market vibes.
58,000gns yearling. Half-sister to 6f/1m (at two) winner Miss Sugars (inc US Stakes). Dam 6f Fibresand (at two) winning half-sister to 1m Listed winner Kissing The Camera. Stable 13% with turf juveniles this season. Worth noting in the market.
Improved on her Newmarket debut when stepped up to this trip at Goodwood last time. Despite racing freely, she was beaten less than 2L there. Open to improvement and should be very competitive.
Last Year's Winner
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Impulsion (11/4), Wingreen (4/1), Orchid Star (5/1), Just Be Friendly (6/1), Accommodate (10/1), Flarepath (12/1), Canton Queen (16/1), Inclyne (22/1), Edifice (28/1), Star Of War (33/1), Heartbreak Hotel (33/1), Nyanga (50/1), Sweet Poem (50/1), Image Of The Moon (100/1), Shescominghome (100/1), Song of The Isles (200/1)
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