Both Fashion Line and Nasijah have leading claims on their respective placed efforts on Turf. They return from a lay-off today and the likes of Marble Statuette, Al Shoogh and Wildcat Lass have more recent form on the all-weather that entitles them to consideration. Any support for the newcomer Rose Kazan could prove significant but a speculative vote goes to another debutante in ROHESIA, a half-sister to a couple of Group 3 winners including Astrophysical Jet.
Fashion Line (IRE) 1-3fav (8-12) Dwelt, took keen hold in touch, headway over 3f out, went 2nd over 2f out, every chance and upsides winner inside final furlong, just held, 2nd of 11, hd behind Returntobrecongill (9-3) at Carlisle 1m 1f mdn stks (5) gf in Jun.
Marble Statuette (USA) 4-1 (9-0) Tracked leader, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 7, 9l behind Music Man (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 2f 3yo mdn stks (5) pol in Dec.
Nasijah 13-2 (9-0) Keen in touch, headway to press leaders 3f out, ridden to lead approaching final furlong, headed inside final furlong, lost two places close home, 4th of 15, 1 1/4l behind Lady Pimpernel (9-0) at Nottingham 1m 2yo stks (5) gs in Oct '12.
Al Shoogh 8-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, effort on inner well over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 9, 2 3/4l behind Gay Marriage (9-0) at Lingfield 1m 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Dec.
Mary's Prayer Champs Elysees filly out of Phi Phi.
Rohesia High Chaparral filly out of Common Knowledge.
Rose Kazan (IRE) Teofilo filly out of Zahour Al Yasmeen.
Wildcat Lass (USA) 9-2 (8-11) Close up, headway 3f out, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, slightly hampered 1f out, edged left and right inside final furlong, kept on one pace, 2nd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Tears of The Sun (9-0) at Southwell 1m 2yo mdn fll (5) fbs in Dec.