OLNEY LASS is a winner without a penalty after picking up an apprentices race at Brighton. A similar effort should see her go in again in this company. Two No Bids is now 10lb lower than when scoring on the all-weather in March and finally showed some improvement when runner-up at Leicester while Viennese Verse posted a better effort at Southwell last time. Compton Prince and Dancing Welcome are others with a shout off their current marks and the latter scored over 6f here last month.
Olney Lass 8-1 (9-6) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, driven out, won at Brighton 7f app hcp 0-60 (6) gf beating Fairy Mist (8-8) by 3 1/2l, 9 ran.
Compton Prince 6-1 (9-2) Chased leading pair on outside, ridden and no extra 1f out, 5th of 6, 3l behind Pastureyes (9-2) at Brighton 6f mdn hcap 0-65 (6) gd in Aug.
Dancing Welcome 10-1 (8-12) In touch near side, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace in 4th final furlong, 4th of 13, 2 1/2l behind Euroquip Boy (8-0) at Chepstow 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gs.
Loraine 7-1 (9-4) Held up mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 9, 4l behind Olney Lass (9-6) at Brighton 7f app hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
George Benjamin 25-1 (9-1) In touch, lost place over 2f out, 9th of 13, 14l behind Pelmanism (10-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jul.
Viennese Verse 8-1 (9-2) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 2l behind Elusive Warrior (8-5) at Southwell 7f hcp (6) fbs in Aug.
Seraphiel 66-1 (9-4) Always towards rear, 11th of 14, 13l behind Verus Delicia (9-4) at Chepstow 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jul.
Two No Bids (IRE) 12-1 (9-0) Dwelt, led stand side trio, ridden over 2f out, kept on and no chance with winner from far side group, 2nd of 11, 2 1/2l behind Pearl Queen (9-7) at Leicester 7f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Monsieur Pontaven 11-2 (8-7) Slowly away, in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, 6th of 12, 7l behind Throwing Roses (7-13) at Thirsk 1m sell hcp 0-65 (6) gs in Aug.
Cheers Big Ears (IRE) 16-1 (8-0) Held up towards rear, headway halfway, ridden and chased leaders 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 14, 5l behind Tenbridge (9-5) at Chepstow 7f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Aug.