RED PRIMO ran green on debut over course and distance but still won with a bit in hand. That wasn't a great race and the second has already been beaten since but he only has one serious rival in this and should double his tally. Under Approval won a maiden auction over 5f here in December but has been beaten six times since and is no world-beater. The others will struggle to make an impact this year.
Booloo (IRE) 10-1 (8-13) Led 1f, tracked leaders, ridden when weakened over 1f out, 7th of 8, 28l behind Tyrsal (9-3) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Nov.
Notts So Blue 100-1 (8-1) Prominent, ridden 5f out, lost place over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 11th of 13, 24l behind Hulcolt (8-8) at Beverley 7f 2yo mdn aut (5) gd in Sep.
Poco Piccolo 40-1 (8-7) Always towards rear, 7th of 8, 22l behind Speed Society (9-1) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Red Primo (IRE) Evensfav (9-0) In touch, headway on outer to press leader entering final 3f, led over 1f out, pushed out, readily (hand timed), won at Southwell 6f mdn auc stks (6) fbs beating Incurs Four Faults (9-0) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.
Under Approval 6-1 (9-7) Outpaced towards rear, never on terms, 9th of 10, 9l behind Gulland Rock (9-3) at Catterick 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd.