Amosite only just held on for victory at Newbury last month and is upped another 3lb but Sarangoo was an impressive winner when scoring at Chepstow last time. Celestial Bay should go well on her handicap bow given her yard's good record in this contest while Front Page News is not easily dismissed back over 7f. LISIERE finished a creditable third to Smarty Socks in much better company at York last month and, if running up to the same level here, Elaine Burke's filly is fancied to return to winning ways.
Lisiere (IRE) 12-1 (8-5) Chased leader, ridden and headed over 1f out, 3rd and one pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 3l behind Smarty Socks (9-1) at York 7f hcp 0-95 (3) gf in Jun.
Sarangoo 11-2 (9-7) In touch, headway 3f out, went 2nd over 2f out, ridden and hung badly left towards far side over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on, won at Chepstow 7f hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Jun beating Emiratesdotcom (9-0) by 2l, 12 ran.
Amosite 5-1 (9-9) Made all on near side rail, ridden and strongly pressed final furlong, held on gamely close home, all out, won at Newbury 7f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun beating It's Taboo (9-1) by hd, 8 ran.
Celestial Bay 8-11fav (9-7) Tracked leaders, outpaced halfway, headway under pressure over 1f out, edged right approaching final furlong, stayed on to lead near finish, readily, won at Warwick 6f fll mdn stks (5) gf in Jun beating Hand Grenade (9-0) by 3/4l, 4 ran.
Coincidently 100-1 (8-12) Always towards rear, 12th of 14, 18l behind Hot Snap (8-12) at Newmarket 7f 3yo fll Grp 3 (1) gd in Apr.
Three Crowns 20-1 (9-7) Slowly away, outpaced and always in rear, tailed off and eased, last of 8, 38l behind Alcando (9-5) at Bath 6f 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) fm in Sep.
Front Page News 9-2 (9-6) Pushed along and well outpaced in rear, switched left 2f out, headway on wide outside over 1f out, strong run inside final furlong, finished well to 2nd towards finish and closed rapidly on winner, not quite get up, 2nd of 13, nk behind Glossy Posse (9-10) at Salisbury 6f fll hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Perfect Venture 9-2 (8-12) In touch, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on, nearest finish, 3rd of 7, 6l behind Rene Mathis (9-3) at Wolverhampton 6f 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Dec.