Ishigunnaeatit has shown her best form over 6f so far and gets first-time headgear after a modest effort at Lingfield. HARDY RED makes more appeal as he went close over C&D on his penultimate start in a claimer and this looks no tougher. The remainder have it all to do on today's terms with the lightly-raced Alfaisaliah perhaps proving the best of them as she steps up in trip.
Hardy Red (IRE) 5-4fav (9-2) Pressed winner on inside when not much room after 1f, soon switched right, effort and edged left inside final 2f, ridden to chase leading pair over 1f out, kept on same pace, no impression when lost 3rd towards finish, last of 4, 4 1/2l behind Hiddon Coin (9-0) at Wolverhampton 6f Classified Claiming Stakes (0-75) (3yo) (5) pol.
Ishigunnaeatit 7-1 (8-10) Chased leader until ridden well over 1f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 4, 9l behind Club House (8-2) at Lingfield 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Alfaisaliah (IRE) 7-2 (8-7) Led 1f, chased leader, ridden to challenge when rider dropped whip over 1f out, soon no impression, last of 3, 4l behind Faffa (8-7) at Wolverhampton 5f 2yo mdn auc stks (6) pol in Dec.
Schottische 25-1 (9-6) Held up in 4th, effort under pressure on outside 2f out, ridden and stayed on to chase leaders final furlong, 5th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Flying Tempo (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (0-55) (6) pol.
Sylvia's Diamond 150-1 (8-7) Set strong pace, soon clear, headed over 2f out, weakened quickly, eased over 1f out, last of 10, 28l behind Red Dragon (9-7) at Wolverhampton 7f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol.