The three-year-old ULTRASONIC can make the most of her weight concession and land this. She improved to finish third behind the unbeaten Pearl Secret in a Listed event at Sandown last time and will appreciate any further rain. Pearl Diva returns from a lengthy absence but was a promising two-year-old and William Buick's presence in the saddle catches the eye while Hallelujah beat the re-opposing Moretta Blanche by a neck at Goodwood three weeks ago and both should be thereabouts again here. Catfish has run well in a couple of decent handicaps this year and makes most appeal of the remainder.
Catfish (IRE) 7-1fav (8-7) Held up in mid-division, pushed along halfway, switched left and strong run inside final furlong, went 3rd final 75 yards, saddle slipped, 3rd of 20, 1 1/4l behind Stone Of Folca (8-12) at Epsom Downs 5f hcp (2) gf.
Hallelujah 7-2 (9-3) Towards rear, headway on outer over 2f out, led inside final furlong, held on towards finish, pushed out, won at Goodwood 6f flls hcp 0-95 (3) gs beating Moretta Blanche (9-1) by nk, 8 ran.
La Fortunata 20-1 (8-10) Chased leaders until halfway,soon weakened, last of 18, 10l behind Dancing Freddy (8-10) at York 5f hcp 105 (2) gf in May.
Moretta Blanche 5-2 (9-4) In rear, headway 2f out, soon challenged winner, outpaced towards finish, 2nd of 6, 1 1/4l behind Starwatch (9-7) at Goodwood 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Sioux Rising (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Held up towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, ridden entering final furlong, no impression, 6th of 10, 6l behind Angels Will Fall (8-11) at Ayr 5f fll lst stks (1) gd.
Pearl Diva (IRE) Evens6fav (9-0) Held up in touch, headway to lead over 1f out, pushed out, comfortable, won at Folkestone 5f 2yo fll mdn (5) gf in Jul beating Dine Out (9-0) by 4 1/2l, 6 ran.
Ultrasonic (USA) 8-1 (8-8) Took keen hold, tracking leading trio, kept on to 3rd inside final furlong, not pace of leading duo, 3rd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Pearl Secret (8-13) at Sandown 5f Listed stks 3yo (1) sft.