Perfect Haven beat Welsh Sunrise and Magical Rose at Lingfield recently and is upped 3lb for his trouble. He should figure again, but DANCE FOR GEORGIE is a winner without a penalty having picked up an apprentice's race at Wolverhampton on Monday. Ben Haslam's filly gets the vote to follow-up. Pucker Up is proving inconsistent though her best effort came when second over 7f at this track and Funky Cold Medina has claims on her best form of last year as she returns to action.
Funky Cold Medina 11-2 (9-0) Led, ridden and headed 2f out, soon weakened, lost 2nd entering final furlong, 3rd of 4, 15l behind Fossola (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn fll (5) pol in Oct.
Russian Ice 12-1 (9-7) Held up mid-division, outpaced 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened entering final furlong, 10th of 12, 6l behind Kuanyao (9-5) at Lingfield 7f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Welsh Sunrise 7-2fav (9-4) Close up, headway over 1f out, ridden to press winner inside final furlong, staying on when not much room close home, 2nd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Perfect Haven (9-3) at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Dec.
Perfect Haven 10-1 (9-3) Made all, ridden 2f out, edged left and driven out inside final furlong, won at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Dec beating Welsh Sunrise (9-4) by 1 1/4l, 12 ran.
Byroness 7-1 (8-13) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, soon not clear run and eased, 10th of 14, 8l behind Firmdecisions (9-7) at Kempton 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.
Dance For Georgie 4-1 (9-4) Chased leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, ran on well, won at Wolverhampton 7f app hcp 0-65 (6) pol beating Minimee (8-10) by 1 3/4l, 7 ran.
Magical Rose (IRE) 16-1 (9-4) Mid-division, headway when switched right 1f out, ran on, not reach leaders, 4th of 12, 2 1/4l behind Perfect Haven (9-3) at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Dec.
Ivor's Princess 25-1 (8-11) Slowly into stride, outpaced in rear, detatched before halfway, soon beaten, 7th of 8, 20l behind Frost Fire (8-12) at Southwell 1m fll hcp (0-75) (3yo+) (5) fbs in Dec.
Pucker Up 7-1 (9-3) Mid-division, weakened over 1f out, last of 12, 11l behind Perfect Haven (9-3) at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Dec.
Two In The Pink (IRE) 25-1 (8-11) Mid-division, driven over 2f out, ridden and kept on same pace under pressure final furlong, never reached leaders, 8th of 11, 2 1/4l behind Chevise (9-1) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Tammuz (IRE) 25-1 (9-1) Held up towards rear, moderate progress final furlong, never on terms, 9th of 14, 11l behind Pretty Bubbles (9-4) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Dec.