BELLE DE FONTENAY has won four of her last five starts with her all of those coming in plating company. She boasts the highest rating in this and gets the nod to go in again. Kayfton Pete came up short the last time he raced in a seller but that was over further and today's 2m will suit better, while Rowlestone Lad was still beaten 10 lengths when runner-up at Stratford but finished ahead of Langley. Flying Phoenix has a chance at the weights and could make the frame.
Kayfton Pete 6-1 (11-6) Held up in touch, smooth headway on inside 5th, led approaching 3 out, mistake and headed 2 out, chased winner, driven between last 2, soon one pace, kept on for clear 2nd, 2nd of 13, 3l behind Moscow Me (11-3) at Southwell 2m hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gs in Oct.
James Pollard (IRE) 16-1 (10-7) Held up in rear, in touch 5th, soon ridden and struggling, weakened before 3 out, 4th of 7, 34l behind Bombadero (10-11) at Ffos Las 2m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Oct.
Rowlestone Lad 5-2 (11-10) Held up in 4th, headway 2 out, went 2nd between last 2, soon ridden, no chance with winner before last, 2nd of 6, 10l behind Imperial Stargazer (10-12) at Stratford 2m sell hdl (5) sft in Oct.
Belle De Fontenay (FR) 6-5fav (10-0) Led until 3rd, led again 4th, 6 lengths clear when jumped left 2 out, hard pressed from last, stayed on well, won at Huntingdon 2m clm hdl (5) gs beating Not Til Monday (10-10) by 1/2l, 7 ran.
Edlomond (IRE) 16-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, ridden after 2 out, 4th and one pace before last, weakened, 5th of 11, 14l behind Stadium Of Light (10-9) at Stratford 2m 3f cnd/am sll hdl (5) sft in Oct.
Langley 9-1 (11-3) Chased clear leader (winner), close up 2 out, outpaced when lost 2nd between last 2, no impression in 4th before last, 4th of 6, 15l behind Imperial Stargazer (10-12) at Stratford 2m sell hdl (5) sft in Oct.
My Silver Lilly 250-1 (10-7) Held up towards rear, hampered 1st, ridden after 5th, headway 7th, lost place 3 out, 8th of 13, 44l behind Miss Ballantyne (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m 5f mrs nov hdl (4) sft in Feb.
Niki Royal (FR) 14-1 (11-5) Held up in rear, pushed along after 6th, struggling from 8th, 11th of 16, 48l behind Carhue Princess (10-8) at Towcester 2m 5f (5) gs.
Flying Phoenix 16-1 (10-6) Mid-division, headway 2 out, chased leading pair briefly between last 2, soon ridden, no impression in 4th before last, 4th of 11, 9l behind Rosie Probert (11-5) at Stratford 2m (3) sft in Oct.