Keep Kicking won with plenty to spare over track and trip last time. He'd also beaten Honest Strike and Where's Susie at this track earlier although the former is weighted to reverse running on today's better terms. KING'S REQUEST is another recent winner over course and distance having opened his account in good style three weeks ago. Open to further progress over today's distance, Laura Mongan's charge gets the nod to follow-up. Cabuchon scored over 1m4f here earlier in the month but was well beaten on his only previous attempt at 2m.
Sanctioned 9-2 (9-10) Raced wide towards rear, ridden 5f out, never on terms, last of 8, 46l behind Crow Down (9-10) at Southwell 1m 4f mdn stks (5) fbs in Dec.
Keep Kicking (IRE) 7-4fav (9-10) Mid-division, headway 3f out, led over 1f out, driven clear inside final furlong, won at Lingfield 2m hcp 0-60 (6) pol beating Brave Helios (9-0) by 2 3/4l, 9 ran.
Peachez 33-1 (8-11) Towards rear, never a factor, 5th of 6, 14l behind The Blue Dog (8-6) at Lingfield 1m 5f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jan.
Honest Strike (USA) 4-1 (10-5) Tracked leaders, headway over 2f out, soon challenged, ridden and every chance final furlong, held near finish, 2nd of 8, 1/2l behind Luctor Emergo (10-7) at Southwell 1m 6f am hcp (0-70) (5) fbs in Jan.
Where's Susie 8-1 (9-9) Mid-division, headway 7f out, ridden 3f out, weakened inside final furlong, 8th of 9, 10l behind Coup De Grace (9-7) at Kempton 2m hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Jan.
King's Request (IRE) 11-4 (8-10) Chased leaders, went 3rd 5f out, led over 2f out, driven and in command final furlong, stayed on well, won at Lingfield 2m hcp 0-75 (5) pol beating Bramshill Lass (9-10) by 3 1/2l, 8 ran.
Cabuchon (GER) 6-4fav (9-5) Held up in rear, headway on outer approaching final furlong, ran on to lead near finish, won at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp 0-60 (6) pol beating Standing Strong (9-1) by 1/2l, 8 ran.