20:15 Leicester Mon 20 May 2019
Eight-race maiden but posted a career-best when narrowly denied at Lingfield on return, and again wasn't seen to best effect when a creditable fifth of 15 at Windsor last time. Steps up in trip again, and has stamina to prove conclusively.
Often highly tried last year after winning on debut at Newmarket, and form has rather a patchy look to it as a result, although she's also shown her share of temperament. Others more convincing.
Showed plenty of ability in maidens at up to 1m½f for Ralph Beckett, and possibly unsuited to conditions when below form in handicaps. Starts out for a new yard which has had several winners of late, and may yet fulfil her early promise.
Had some good form last year, close fifth in Newbury's Super Sprint and a valuable Newmarket nursery. Went off the boil towards the end of the year, however, and last of 7 to Fizzy Feet in a 5f handicap at Lingfield on return. Steps up in trip here.
All her best AW form has been on Tapeta, and she was below form on Polytrack when last seen in February. Fairly treated on form of her Ripon win last season, and should do better back on turf.
Won a 7f Wolverhampton nursery in September, but weak finishing has been a feature of her subsequent runs, and she has not been getting home at 6f/7f this year.
Little form on turf, but has won twice over 7f on Fibresand, and back to form when second at Southwell last time. Needs to prove she can repeat that on a different surface.
Best effort on Tapeta at Newcastle, and below form at Ripon next time. Better than result at Wolverhampton on latest start, but a bit to prove on turf with blinkers now reached for.
Modest form on debut for Charlie Appleby, but runner-up at Kempton (1m) for new yard, and not disgraced when fourth on handicap debut at Chepstow last time. Looks high in the weights on that evidence, though.
Easily her best effort when winning at Kempton on her reappearance, but couldn't back that up when only fourth of 13 to Filles de Fleur at Chelmsford last time. More required now.
Won a Redcar seller over 7f last June, and one or two fair efforts in nurseries thereafter. Might have needed run when 15L fifth of 8 to Anna Bunina there on her return, but easy enough to have reservations.
Achieved very little in two starts last year, and while she seemed to run well when fifth of 9 to Nahham in a 1m novice at Bath last time, that effort probably flatters her.
Last Year's Winner
|11||Silca Mistress||3||9-5||12/1||Full Result|
|T: C G CoxJ: A Kirby|
Beryl The Petal (9/2), Moneta (9/2), Aigiarne (11/2), Kwela (7/1), Diva D (7/1), Winterkoenigin (8/1), Tie A Yellowribbon (10/1), Gregorian Girl (10/1), Sylviacliffs (12/1), Cookupastorm (14/1), Lady Lavinia (16/1), Aquarius (16/1), Double Coffee (50/1)
- Beryl The Petal
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