Philip Prince's claim should help Marina Ballerina and Royal Marskell was second on his only previous try on Fibresand and finished ahead of Dynastic at Doncaster last month. Neither ADILI nor Honest Strike managed to strike a blow on fast going at Redcar last week but both will be more at home back on this surface. Mick Appleby's charge did best and is taken to get back to winning ways as he Joyful Motive behind over 1m6f here at the start of the month.
Marina Ballerina 8-1 (9-8) Led, headed over 2f out, soon ridden, no impression from over 1f out, 2nd of 6, 11l behind Travel (9-10) at Southwell 1m 6f app hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) fbs.
Royal Marskell 15-2 (11-2) Held up towards rear, headway over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 13, 8l behind Arthurs Secret (11-3) at Doncaster 1m 4f am hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) sft in Mar.
Dynastic 8-1 (9-7) Held up towards rear, outpaced over 3f out, kept on final furlong, 3rd of 6, 12l behind Travel (9-10) at Southwell 1m 6f app hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) fbs.
Honest Strike (USA) 11-1 (9-7) Towards rear, some headway into mid-division 4f out, weakened and eased 2f out, tailed off, 14th of 15, well behind Dubara Reef (8-9) at Redcar 2m hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Adili (IRE) 12-1 (9-5) Mid-division, lost place and ridden 4f out, weakend over 2f out, tailed off, 9th of 15, well behind Dubara Reef (8-9) at Redcar 2m hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Joyful Motive 20-1 (8-0) Mid-division, weakened over 4f out, 8th of 10, well behind New Youmzain (9-12) at Pontefract 2m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gd.