Tracked leaders, not clear run and switched left 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on to lead narrowly when carried right well inside final furlong, headed post (finished 2nd awarded race) op 5/2 tchd 13/8
Towards rear, outpaced when stumbled slightly over 4f out, soon ridden, lost touch over 2f out, tailed off
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Knightly Spirit (7/4), Ride The Monkey (3/1), Tails I Win (7/2), Smashing Lass (15/2), Amity Island (11/1), Prince Consort (20/1), Phenakite (25/1), Dothraki (66/1), Graciarose (100/1)
RIDE THE MONKEY had excuses when beaten off a mark of 74 last time, and faced with a bunch of low-grade rivals on this first dip into selling class, he ought to get back to winning ways. Chief threat is the consistent Tails I Win, although a case can also be made for Knightly Spirit, especially if rain arrives.