Moonspring opened her account over 6f in a Wolverhampton maiden last month and Jive's stable has won the last two renewals. But there's a few handicap debutants looking to improve past that pair including GOODWOOD STORM. The latter ended last year with a decent third over a shorter trip at Kempton and both winning relatives scored over 7f. Rocksee went close on the Polytrack in September and has a comeback run under her belt while Setai may well improve on last season's modest form. Castagna Girl is another with a chance stepping up to 7f and Cadmium is not easily ruled out either on her return to action.
Sotise (IRE) 50-1 (8-9) Raced stand side close up, ridden when weakened over 1 f out, 16th of 19, 19l behind Hadaatha (9-0) at Newmarket 7f mdn fll stks (4) gd.
Goodwood Storm 12-1 (9-0) Held up mid-division, headway over 1f out, ridden and no extra inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 2 1/2l behind Continental Drift (9-0) at Kempton 6f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Oct.
Jive 16-1 (8-12) Held up in mid-division on inside, not clear run on rail over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 3rd close home, 3rd of 10, 2 3/4l behind Fear Or Favour (9-2) at Bath 6f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) fm.
Clever Miss 18-1 (9-3) Towards rear and outpaced, ridden over 1f out, no impression, 7th of 10, 8l behind Flycatcher (9-1) at Beverley 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Rocksee (IRE) 22-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, effort well over 1f out, faded final furlong, 6th of 10, 7l behind Nirva (9-0) at Leicester 7f mdn fll stks (5) gs.
Setai 7-1 (9-0) Dwelt, led, headed 2f out, faded inside final furlong, 8th of 11, 7l behind Continental Drift (9-0) at Kempton 6f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Oct.
River Goddess (IRE) 20-1 (9-7) Raced wide, chased leaders, went 2nd over 4f out, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, soon lost 2nd and weakened quickly over 1f out, 12th of 14, 10l behind Desert Colours (9-1) at Kempton 1m 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Castagna Girl 5-1 (8-8) Chased leaders, outpaced and pushed along over 2f out, rallied over 1f out, stayed on to 2nd inside final furlong, never any chance with winner, 2nd of 4, 2 3/4l behind Shilla (8-4) at Bath 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) fm in Sep.
Cadmium 6-1 (8-6) Prominent, led over 5f out, headed over 1f out, not much room when beaten inside final furlong, no extra, 5th of 12, 5l behind Tides Reach (8-10) at Kempton 7f 2yo mdn auc stks (6) pol in Oct.
Moonspring (IRE) 4-1 (8-12) Led 1f, chased leader, pushed along to lead again 2f out, ridden over 1f out, strongly pressed and hung right under pressure inside final furlong, held on gamely, all out, won at Wolverhampton 6f mdn fll (5) pol in Mar beating Bereka (8-12) by shd, 4 ran.
Syrian Pearl 25-1 (8-9) Outpaced early, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong, 4th of 8, 4l behind Android (9-7) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol.
Cueca (FR) 2-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, under pressure over 2f out, soon weakened, 5th of 6, 10l behind Dazza (9-0) at Windsor 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) hvy in Oct.