Sunday 2 August 2020
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Class 5 | 1m 2f 42y | Standard | 9 Runners | Allweather
Off time: 16:05 | Winning time: 2m 11.93s
Sent off at 100-1 on both starts. Finished last of nine at Southwell (1m4f; standard) in January when last seen and an impossible task on her hands giving 8lb away to some potentially decent fillies.
Up in trip but well-held on both starts over 1m. Neither of those races looked particularly strong. Looks one more for handicaps and can be opposed until entering that sphere.
Form of her fifth on debut at Newbury (1m2f; good) is working out well with the runner-up (Portrush) boosting the form and the winner (Gold Wand) going close in 'Listed' company last week. Doesn't look to be anything of that calibre in this contest.
Drop back to 1m2f looks the right move after she faded late in the day on debut over slightly further to finish fourth at Newbury (1m4f; good to firm). Wouldn't need to improve a great deal to win this so should be bang there.
40,000gns yearling by Sea The Stars. Out of an unraced half-sister to Group-placed 6f two-year-old winner. Must be respected on debut for yard firing on all cylinders over the last two weeks.
Beaten just over 10-length into fifth on debut at Doncaster (1m2f; good to firm). Ran above expectations though as she was sent off 250-1 and the winner is rated 87 so it wasn't a bad race either. Place claims.
Behind Midrarr on debut at Newbury (1m2f; good) but that rival had the benefit of experience on her side. Offered promise when sixth on that occasion making ground up from the rear of the field. Should improve plenty on AW debut.
Well-bred newcomer by Shamardal. Half-sister to five winners who all won on the AW including the yard's talented Group One winner Mustashry. Fair standard to aim at on debut but could be useful and market check is advised.
Significant step-up required on the basis of her debut at Chelmsford (1m; standard). Step up to 1m2f may yield more improvement out of her, but others have shown more and therefore make greater appeal.
Progressive (4/5), Midrarr (15/8), Gold Ribbon (4/1), Rabaabah (11/2), Flower Of Scotland (10/1), Oceans Meet (14/1), Silent Performance (16/1), Ooh La Lah (33/1), A Touch Of Luck (80/1), Canville (200/1), Mount Barina (300/1)
- Gold Ribbon
- Flower Of Scotland