15:00 Southwell Tue 5 November 2019
Pacy Dutch Art filly; didn't last home when finishing fourth to Tambourine Girl at Kempton (6f maiden fillies') three weeks ago; a realistic contender now dropping back to 5f for nursery debut.
Made a winning nursery debut at Ffos Las (5f, good to soft) in August - now rated 4lb higher; kept on steadily after a slow start when fourth to Veleta at Chelmsford (5f) on Saturday - has the measure of Falacho.
Poorly drawn on Tapeta/nursery debut at Wolverhampton (5f), so was unable to make an overly positive mark as a result (finished sixth of ten to Swinley); don't write off just yet.
£22,000 yearling with reasonably solid placed form in the book; flattered a shade by her 2½L third to Magical Journey at Beverley (5f, good to firm) in September - winner was drawn widest of all, albeit has clearly boosted the form since.
Back on the right track and should find a winning opportunity sooner or later; hampered when a fast-finishing third to Mitty's Smile at Kempton (6f) last week; rider has struck up a positive working relationship with Shaun Keightley.
Zebedee filly; placed on her first two starts (5f, Pontefract and Catterick) before acquitting herself reasonably well in a stronger race at York (5½f, good); switches to Fibresand for nursery debut.
Respectable enough effort when third at Chepstow (6f; good) in September; that said, is more exposed than many of her rivals and was also declared for a claimer at a recently abandoned Redcar fixture.
Showed pace before weakening to finish 4½L third to Taste The Nectar at Chelmsford (6f) on her penultimate start; drawn wide when safely held over 5f back there on Saturday (finished behind Crime Of Passion).
Last Year's Winner
Lilkian (7/4), Abbaleka (11/2), Falacho (6/1), Astrozone (13/2), Catechism (9/1), Crime Of Passion (9/1), Lady Nectar (10/1), The Grey Bay (14/1), Lili Wen Fach (20/1)
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