BAOLI is progressive and she can win again. Luca Cumani's filly is up another 5lbs for her latest win at Brighton but she hasn't stopped improving this year and seems to get on well with Kirsty Milczarek. Now What scored readily at Folkestone but that was on different ground and although she has some quick ground form it doesn't look quite as good, and along with Celestial Girl is taken on. The last-named disappointed at Brighton last time behind one of Luca Cumani's, however this quicker ground should see her in a better light. Shianda won last month when well-backed so the market needs close inspection, as it might do for handicap debutante Bedouin Princess and also Chichi.
Now What 11-4 (9-5) Tracked leading trio, 3rd 5f out, headway to 2nd 3f out, led 2f out, driven over 1f out, stayed on, won at Folkestone 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Aug beating Thundering Home (9-3) by 3 1/2l, 7 ran.
Baoli 7-4 (9-7) Chased leaders, ridden to challenge over 1f out, soon swerved left, hung left entering final furlong, kept on under pressure to lead close home, won at Brighton 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Aug beating Rockweiller (9-4) by 1/2l, 5 ran.
Celestial Girl 11-10fav (9-1) Held up in rear, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, no extra, close home, 5th of 7, 5l behind Librettista (9-12) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Aug.
Chichi (IRE) 7-1 (9-5) Broke well, prominent 1f, in rear, reminders 7f out, ridden 5f out, weakened 3f out, last of 5, 28l behind Rockweiller (8-10) at Ffos Las 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Aug.
Shianda 9-2 (9-6) Held up towards rear, headway from 3f out, chased leaders over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression on winner, 2nd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Oriental Girl (10-0) at Bath 1m 2f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Aug.
Bedouin Princess (IRE) 33-1 (8-5) Took keen hold early in 4th, steadied to rear inside final 6f, pushed along and outpaced over 3f out, went poor 4th again entering final 2f, tailed off, 4th of 5, 13l behind City Ground (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Aug.
Oak Leaves 5-1 (8-0) Chased leaders, outpaced 3f out, soon ridden, stayed on under pressure final 2f, never on terms, 6th of 14, 4 1/2l behind Pennfield Pirate (8-11) at Chepstow 1m 2f hcp 0-55 (6) gs in Aug.
Madj's Baby 100-1 (7-8) Close up until lost place 7f out, progress and wide on bend halfway, ridden on outside 3f out, hung left over 2f out, soon no impression, 7th of 13, 14l behind Dolcetto (10-0) at Windsor 1m 2f fll hcp (5) gf in Jun.