SANDY CAY wasn't beaten far at Newmarket despite finishing only sixth on her recent debut. That looks the strongest form of those with experience. Richard Hughes prefers Catharina to On High but Godolphin's Impressive Victory makes more appeal on her third over 6f here. Joy Of Being also sports the Godolphin colours while fellow newcomers Tropicana Bay and Althania are worth noting, with the latter related to Graded winners in North America.
Althania (USA) Street Cry filly out of Gabriellina Giof.
Catharina 10-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened 1f out, 9th of 10, 10l behind Sallabeh (9-0) at Windsor 6f mdn (5) gf.
Chester Bound Equiano filly out of Varanasi.
Fleetwood Poppy 66-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 9, 7l behind L'addition (9-0) at Lingfield 6f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Jul.
Fret 20-1 (9-0) In touch, green and outpaced inside final 2f, kept on again in closing stages, 7th of 15, 7l behind Taaqah (9-0) at Newbury 6f mdn (4) gf in Jul.
Impressive Victory (USA) 9-2 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden to lead entering final furlong, soon headed, lost 2nd final strides, 3rd of 9, 2 1/2l behind Abaq (9-0) at Kempton 6f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Jul.
Joy of Being (USA) Street Cry filly out of Any For Love.
Mikandy (IRE) 80-1 (8-11) Last trio, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to get involved, 6th of 12, 7l behind Adelasia (9-0) at Doncaster 7f mdn (5) gf in Jul.
On High 33-1 (9-0) Mid-division, ridden and headway to chase leading pair over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 5th of 13, 10l behind Efflorescence (9-0) at Newmarket 7f mdn (4) gf in Jul.
Sandy Cay (USA) 11-1 (9-0) Switched right soon after start, behind, edged left over 4f out, driven over 1f out, stayed on well on stands' side rail inside final furlong, nearest finish, 6th of 12, 2 1/4l behind Mahsooba (9-0) at Newmarket 7f mdn (4) fm.
Star of Spring (IRE) 9-2 (9-0) Mid-division, ridden 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, not trouble leaders, 6th of 13, 10l behind Efflorescence (9-0) at Newmarket 7f mdn (4) gf in Jul.
Superlative (IRE) 9-4fav (9-0) Close up, pushed along over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 8th of 12, 6l behind Pack Together (9-0) at Lingfield 6f mdn (5) gf in Jun.
Tropicana Bay Oasis Dream filly out of Ballet Ballon.
World Fair (IRE) 14-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, ran green in rear, some progress over 2f out, never really got involved, 8th of 10, 14l behind Shagah (9-0) at Goodwood 7f mdn (2) gf in Jul.