Eternal Gift has claims on his best form in France but finished nearer last than first on his debut for new connections. Soft ground winner Balady will also need to step up on her recent efforts if she's to figure while Light Zabeel, Brimstone Hill and Siouxperhero all seem to be treading water off their current marks. CLASSIC FALCON is the only one showing any progress at present as she bids for a hat-trick after wins at Lingfield and Windsor. All ground comes alike to Willie Haggas' filly and she gets the nod to go in again.
Eternal Gift (FR) 11-1 (9-7) Towards rear, weakened from 3f out, 9th of 11, 28l behind Our Boy Jack (9-2) at Chester 1m 3yo app hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Jul.
Balady (IRE) 16-1 (8-12) Led, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, one pace inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 4 1/2l behind Storm King (9-0) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Aug.
Light Zabeel (USA) 12-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders in 4th, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 9, 29l behind Narcissist (9-3) at Ripon 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Aug.
Brimstone Hill (IRE) 11-2 (9-6) In touch, ridden well over 1f out, switched right over 1f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, unable to reach leaders, 4th of 9, 2 1/4l behind The Happy Hammer (9-5) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-70 (5) pol.
Titus Star (IRE) 20-1 (8-8) Tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, soon lost place, weakened final furlong, 7th of 9, 19l behind Rossetti (9-1) at Salisbury 1m Classified Claiming Stakes (0-75) (3-4yo) (5) fm in Jul.
Classic Falcon (IRE) 6-1 (8-10) Tracked leader, remained on stand side over 2f out, led that group and overall leader over 1f out, ran on well, won at Windsor 1m flls hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Aug beating Choral Festival (9-12) by 3/4l, 9 ran.
Siouxperhero (IRE) 8-1 (8-11) In touch, pushed along halfway, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 4th of 14, 4l behind Alshazah (8-12) at Salisbury 1m all hcp 0-70 (5) gd.