This is probably the strongest of the two divisions of the nursery with Mistress Of Rome and Anginola both seeking to supplement recent gains, though the latter may struggle to confirm Kempton running on worse terms with Spunky. Fibresand winner New Decade doesn't look particularly well treated while Stellar Express has her stamina to prove over this distance and Enjoying may struggle to confirm Bath running with Foster's Road on today's revised terms. Richard Hannon's charge also finished behind TUDOR EMPIRE at that track last time and it's the John Gosden colt that gets the vote here. He has been thereabouts in better races than this and deserves a change of luck. Balti's Sister has been quite highly tried since winning at Wolverhampton in July and she may be the pick of those lower down the weights.
New Decade 9-1 (8-9) Pushed left start, chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 5th of 7, 13l behind Quick Bite (8-11) at Newcastle 1m 2yo hcp (2) sft in Aug.
Tudor Empire (IRE) 7-1 (9-0) Awkward leaving stalls, held up towards rear, good headway over 3f out, led 2f out, soon hung right, headed over 1f out, stayed on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 11, 1 1/2l behind Sheila's Buddy (8-13) at Bath 1m 2f 2yo hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Sep.
Stellar Express (IRE) 16-1 (9-7) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 12, 5l behind Come On Blue Chip (9-6) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Sep.
Ivor's Princess 40-1 (9-2) Slowly into stride, outpaced and always in rear, 10th of 13, 11l behind Amadeus Wolfe Tone (9-4) at Warwick 7f hcp 0-75 2yo (5) gf in Sep.
Foster's Road 15-2 (9-7) Held up, headway over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, 5th of 6, 8l behind Better Be Mine (7-13) at Nottingham 1m 2f 2yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Sep.
Baileys Over Ice 14-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, not much room well over 1f out, soon ridden, stayed on same pace, 6th of 15, 9l behind Tactfully (9-0) at Nottingham 1m 2yo stks (5) gf in Sep.
Anginola (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Raced wide, chased leading pair, went 2nd travelling well 2f out, driven over 1f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on, won at Kempton 1m 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Sep beating Spunky (9-2) by 2l, 13 ran.
Dickens Rules (IRE) 10-1 (9-5) Raced wide towards rear, headway to mid-division 4f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 12, 5l behind Fiction Or Fact (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Sep.
Landown Littlerock 12-1 (8-6) Led, ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, one pace, just held on for 3rd, 3rd of 13, 7l behind Daghash (8-9) at Beverley 7f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Sep.
Mistress Of Rome 4-7fav (8-6) Outpaced over 4f out, reminders soon after, headway halfway, ridden to challenge when edged left over 1f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on under pressure, won at Ayr 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) sft in Sep beating Johnson's Cat (8-9) by 2 1/2l, 6 ran.
Blue Top 40-1 (9-3) Close up, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 8th of 14, 10l behind Right Divine (9-3) at Redcar 7f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Enjoying (IRE) 5-1 (8-6) Towards rear on inside, headway over 3f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 6th of 11, 11l behind Sheila's Buddy (8-13) at Bath 1m 2f 2yo hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Sep.
Spunky 13-8fav (9-2) Slowly into stride, soon recovered and in touch, driven to chase leading pair over 1f out, hung left under pressure closing stages, went 2nd last stride, no impression, 2nd of 13, 2l behind Anginola (9-3) at Kempton 1m 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Sep.
Man Of My Word 11-1 (9-4) Prominent, ridden over 3f out, no chance with winner soon after, one pace, 2nd of 14, 10l behind Vociferous (9-7) at Southwell 1m 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) fbs.
Balti's Sister (IRE) 16-1 (8-1) Reared start, behind, outpaced 3f out, kept on final furlong, never near leaders, 7th of 11, 6l behind Repeater (9-7) at Ripon 1m 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Sep.
Raspberry Fizz 12-1 (8-4) Held up in touch, headway halfway, driven over 2f out, stayed on to 3rd over 1f out, no impression, 3rd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Remember Rocky (8-5) at Chepstow 1m 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Sep.
Mick Slates (IRE) 125-1 (8-12) Soon pushed along in rear, last of 12, 14l behind Free Zone (9-3) at Catterick 5f 2yo mdn aut (6) gd in Aug.