This looks like another good opportunity for If So but she couldn't get the job done when favourite in similar company over C&D last week. TRANSFIX may improve past her today as she finished a respectable fifth on her debut at Doncaster behind a couple of subsequent winners. Ed Vaughan's filly gets the vote as the remainder with experience don't look any great shakes and it would be no surprise if the newcomer Ella Fitzgerald finishes ahead of most of those.
Bonbon Bonnie 100-1 (8-2) Soon led and clear, ridden and hung to centre over 4f out, headed over 3f out, soon weakened, eased final 2f, last of 15, well behind Minstrel Lad (8-6) at Newmarket 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Jul.
Alderton (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, ridden halfway, effort and every chance over 2f out, weakened final furlong, last of 7, 18l behind Sushi (8-12) at Lingfield 6f fll mdn stks (5) gf.
Ella Fitzgerald (IRE) Moss Vale filly out of Grand Slam Maria.
Gull Rock 11-1 (9-0) Raced wide in mid-division, shaken up and kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to trouble leaders, 5th of 12, 8l behind Furbelow (9-0) at Kempton 6f 3yo mdn fll (5) pol in Apr.
If So 3-1fav (9-6) Held up towards rear, good headway on inside over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, never nearer, 3rd of 12, 1 3/4l behind Raffinn (9-7) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Miss Jo B Motivator filly out of Corn Circle.
Transfix 5-1 (8-12) Slowly away, in rear, pushed along and headway on outer over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Macchiara (8-12) at Doncaster 6f mdn stks (5) sft in Jul.
User Name (USA) 11-1 (8-12) Dwelt close up, effort and every chance over 2f out, ridden when short of room and hampered over 1f out, not recover, 5th of 7, 13l behind Sushi (8-12) at Lingfield 6f fll mdn stks (5) gf.