Ofcoursewecan is related to a Group 3 winner among others and Mark Johnston's charge makes most appeal of the newcomers. Magika stepped up on a modest debut to finish a close-up fourth at Lingfield last month where she had the re-opposing Platinum Proof well behind. She has leading claims in this but LILIANA is just preferred. The half-sister to four winners was noted staying on well for fourth over 7f here on her debut and improvement looks assured over today's longer trip.
Candyman Can (IRE) 100-1 (8-10) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 8th of 11, 12l behind Smileswithhiseyes (8-11) at Kempton 1m 2yo mdn auc stks (6) pol in Nov.
Jebulani 20-1 (9-3) Slowly away keen in touch, ridden 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 13, 21l behind Dashing Star (9-3) at Nottingham 1m 2yo mdn (5) sft in Nov.
Ofcoursewecan (USA) Elusive Quality colt out of Valid Warning.
Platinum Proof (USA) 100-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 11th of 12, 15l behind Mighty Yar (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Nov.
High Lightning High Chaparral filly out of Kyle Akin.
Liliana (IRE) 9-2 (9-0) Slowly into stride, soon in touch, ridden and edged left over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 7, 2 3/4l behind Miss Avonbridge (9-0) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Nov.
Magika 66-1 (8-12) Close up, ridden and every chance inside final furlong, not quicken near finish, 4th of 12, 1l behind Mighty Yar (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Nov.
Multilicious Multiplex filly out of Ryan's Quest.
Nelson's Muse Mount Nelson filly out of French Quartet.