Six of these arrive on the back of a win with CULDAFF boasting the best form. He won a higher grade nursery than this at Haydock with a subsequent winner back in third and may have enough to keep a host of maiden winners at bay. Nezar makes most appeal of the latter group having made a winning debut at Windsor as did La Tinta Bay, though the latter's victory came over 5f. Claim The Roses and Cornish Path scored on the Polytrack while Finn Class opened his account in a handicap at Chester and steps up in class for this.
Claim The Roses (USA) 10-1 (9-5) Took keen hold early stages, soon tracking leaders, edged right and challenged entering final furlong, soon led, ran on, won at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo mdn stks (5) pol beating Clever Miss (9-0) by 3/4l, 8 ran.
Culdaff (IRE) 2-1fav (9-3) Tracked leaders, ridden, edged left and challenged over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Haydock 7f 2yo hcp (3) gf beating Lily Rules (9-2) by 1l, 7 ran.
Nezar (IRE) 6-1 (9-5) In touch, headway over 1f out, ridden to press leader inside final furlong, led close home, won at Windsor 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf beating Smart Salute (9-5) by hd, 10 ran.
La Tinta Bay 5-1 (9-0) Took keen hold, soon chased leaders on outside, headway halfway, went 2nd over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon ridden and kept on, won at Windsor 5f 2yo flls mdn auc stks (5) gf beating Prisca (9-0) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
Cornish Path 20-1 (9-0) Slowly into stide, last pair, headway towards inside 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, chased leader inside final furlong, stayed on to lead final 100 yards, won at Kempton 7f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol beating Taleteller (9-0) by 3/4l, 11 ran.
Finn Class (IRE) 9-2 (8-10) Tracked leaders, lost place 5f out, ridden 4f out, headway over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, ran on to lead last stride, won at Chester 7f 2yo hcp (4) gf beating Party Ruler (9-4) by hd, 8 ran.
Left Defender (IRE) 33-1 (9-2) With leader, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, one pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 4, 2l behind Andhesontherun (9-5) at Doncaster 6f 2yo nov stk (5) fm.