Lightly-raced five-year-old COALBURN popped-up in testing ground at Ffos Las on his latest start with Ficelle well beaten in sixth. There should be more to come from him now he's got his head in front and he's preferred to Diamond Vine and Hamis Al Bin. The latter pair are back on winning marks if at their best while Sally Bruce went close here in August. Blue Clumber is racing on soft ground for the first time since scoring at Chepstow and Ishiamiracle posted a better effort over 7f at the same track last time.
Diamond Vine (IRE) 15-2 (9-3) Went right start, outpaced towards rear, headway on outside over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to threaten, 5th of 12, 2 3/4l behind Compton Prince (9-2) at Bath 5f hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Sep.
Hamis Al Bin (IRE) 8-1 (8-10) Held up un rear, headway when hung left over 1f out, soon no impression, 6th of 11, 4l behind Gregori (9-2) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Coalburn 18-1 (8-4) Chased leaders, ridden to lead inside final furlong, stayed on well, won at Ffos Las 5f hcp 0-60 (6) hvy in Sep beating Madame Kintyre (8-11) by 1 3/4l, 13 ran.
Sally Bruce 16-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, stayed on steadily, no impression, 6th of 13, 7l behind Dustland Fairytale (9-5) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-52 (6) pol.
Christopher Chua (IRE) 10-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, went 3rd inside final furlong, no impression, weakened to 4th final 100 yards, 4th of 9, 3l behind Metropolitan Chief (9-3) at Kempton 5f hcp 0-50 (7) pol.
Blue Clumber 18-1 (8-7) Outpaced towards rear, never involved, 11th of 16, 10l behind Tiger's Home (9-0) at Bath 6f 3yo app hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Sep.
Surrey Dream (IRE) 7-1 (10-10) In touch, ridden well over 1f out, 6th and beaten when edged left inside final furlong, 6th of 8, 6l behind Give Us A Belle (10-10) at Windsor 5f am hcp 0-65 (6) gd.
Zed Candy Girl 33-1 (9-0) Held up mid-division, pushed along over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out, 8th of 11, 7l behind Mukhabarat (9-5) at Doncaster 6f 3yo & 4yo mdn (5) gf in Aug.
Ishiamiracle 16-1 (8-10) Led, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on same pace and lost 2nd place towards finish, 3rd of 11, 2l behind Just Isla (9-1) at Chepstow 7f hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Sep.
Ficelle (IRE) 5-1 (8-4) Tracked leader, lost place halfway, 6th of 13, 7l behind Coalburn (8-4) at Ffos Las 5f hcp 0-60 (6) hvy in Sep.
Microlight 20-1 (8-12) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 9th of 14, 14l behind Maria Montez (9-3) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Jun.
Coach Montana (IRE) 11-1 (8-12) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 12, 4l behind Elusive Warrior (8-5) at Southwell 7f hcp (6) fbs in Aug.
Cristaliyev 12-1 (8-4) Pushed right start, outpaced in last trio, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no threat, 6th of 12, 3 1/2l behind Compton Prince (9-2) at Bath 5f hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Sep.
Flaxen Lake 14-1 (8-7) Held up, ridden halfway, no impression, 7th of 8, 10l behind Father Fred (8-6) at Brighton 6f sell hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Sep.
Fit For A King (IRE) 66-1 (8-6) Always towards rear, pushed along before halfway, struggling when jinked right over 2f out, 13th of 15, 18l behind Koharu (9-6) at Brighton 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gs.
Chelsea Grey (IRE) 14-1 (8-4) Chased leaders, pushed along 3f out, soon lost place, 12th of 16, 11l behind Tiger's Home (9-0) at Bath 6f 3yo app hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Sep.