DAYDREAMER has gone up 11lb for his facile victory on Polytrack at Lingfield on Saturday so it's hardly a surprise to see him turned out under a penalty and a quick double looks on the cards. Bella Varenna made a successful handicap debut on the same track and is progressing nicely so a 4lb rise shouldn't prevent another good run while Statesminister also made a winning handicap debut at Bath, where she had the favourite Bishop Wulstan a couple of lengths behind, and she should win more races. Indira stepped up to this trip for the first time at Catterick and showed improvement though this is tougher.
Daydreamer 7-4fav (9-6) Tracked leader, led over 2f out, drew clear approaching final furlong, very easy, won at Lingfield 1m 5f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Jul beating Mountain Kingdom (9-6) by 8l, 7 ran.
Bella Varenna (IRE) 9-2 (8-10) Tracked leaders, ridden to lead inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Lingfield 1m 4f flls hcp (0-70) (3yo+) (5) pol in Jul beating By Jupiter (9-1) by 3/4l, 8 ran.
Statsminister 9-1 (9-5) Chased leaders in 4th, led over 6f out, headed over 1f out, rallied to regain lead towards finish, just held on, won at Bath 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) fm in Jul beating Secure Cloud (9-3) by ns, 7 ran.
Mishko (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) Tracked leading trio, went 3rd 4f out, pushed along 3f out, ridden and one pace in 4th well over 1f out, 4th of 7, 9l behind Redkirk (9-5) at Yarmouth 1m 2f 3yo mdn aut (6) gf in Jun.
Alphabetique 9-2 (8-10) Slow into stride in touch towards rear, headway 4f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace and lost 3rd inside final furlong, 4th of 8, 7l behind Good Hope (8-13) at Yarmouth 1m 2f fll hcp (5) gf in Jul.
Indira 7-2 (9-3) Tracked leader, joined leader over 3f out, led 2f out, ridden and flashed tail inside final furlong, won at Catterick 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jul beating Flying Cape (9-7) by 1l, 6 ran.
Oyster (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Towards rear, pushed along over 4f out, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on to take 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 4 1/2l behind Gavlar (9-0) at Lingfield 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jul.
Bishop Wulstan (IRE) 11-4fav (9-2) In touch, headway to chase leaders over 6f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on, 3rd of 7, 2l behind Statsminister (9-5) at Bath 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) fm in Jul.
L Ge R 25-1 (8-2) Held up mid-division, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 10, 31l behind Lungarno Palace (9-5) at Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Jun.