An official handicap rating of 85, marks out SUNRISE STAR in this company. She went very close at Yarmouth in August and will not have to be at her best to make a winning return in this modest company. Lunerian finished a couple of lengths ahead of Belletriste and Lead A Merry Dance when third at Salisbury and makes more appeal than Lingfield runner-up Twilight Angel. It's hard to see any of the remainder troubling the selection on what little they've shown so far.
Twilight Angel 5-1 (9-8) Slowly into stride, headway to chase leaders 4f out, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 8, 4l behind Sweet Angelica (8-7) at Southwell 5f mdn stks (5) fbs in Jan.
Belletriste (FR) 9-2 (9-0) Bumped start, took keen hold and held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never nearer, 4th of 13, 7l behind Backstage Gossip (9-0) at Salisbury 6f fll mdn stks (5) sft in May.
Deja Bougg Tobougg filly out of La Riveraine.
Findhorn Magic 50-1 (9-0) Unseated rider on way to post, tracked winner until ridden 2f out, soon weakened, 10th of 15, 20l behind Jazz (9-5) at Doncaster 6f 2yo mdn (5) sft in Nov.
Lead A Merry Dance 25-1 (8-9) Bumped start, soon recovered chasing leaders, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 5th of 13, 7l behind Backstage Gossip (9-0) at Salisbury 6f fll mdn stks (5) sft in May.
Lunarian 5-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, 3rd and one pace final furlong, 3rd of 13, 6l behind Backstage Gossip (9-0) at Salisbury 6f fll mdn stks (5) sft in May.
Nora Batty Zamindar filly out of Soolaimon.
Perrydot (IRE) 66-1 (9-0) Led early, tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 4th of 5, 12l behind Mutawathea (9-5) at Lingfield 6f 3yo mdn stks (5) pol in Apr.
Posh Bounty 14-1 (8-6) Chased leaders 2f, 7th of 9, 11l behind Diamond Lady (8-6) at Bath 5f 2yo sll (6) fm in May '13.
See No Ships 12-1 (8-13) Held up tracking leaders, effort halfway, ridden over 1f out, soon switched left and no impression, kept on same pace, 4th of 6, 6l behind High On Life (9-4) at Windsor 5f mdn stks (5) sft in May.
Silken Poppy 22-1 (8-11) Off the pace towards rear, plugged on final 2f, never on terms, 6th of 13, 10l behind Backstage Gossip (9-0) at Salisbury 6f fll mdn stks (5) sft in May.
Sunrise Star 6-4fav (9-0) Dwelt held up in touch, headway 2f out, ridden to lead approaching final furlong, headed inside final furlong, ran on, 2nd of 12, 1/2l behind Sweet Acclaim (9-0) at Yarmouth 6f 2yo stks (5) gd in Aug.