prominent, every chance over 2f out, weakened entering final furlong
made all, driven when challenged from over 2f out, stayed on strongly
held up in rear, headway over 2f out, never nearer
in touch, headway over 2f out, chased leaders in 3rd approaching final furlong, no extra closing stages
slowly into stride, behind, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, ran on into 2nd inside final furlong, never reached winner
always towards rear
held up in rear, never dangerous
tracked leaders, effort when not clear run 2f out, soon switched right, chased winner inside final furlong, stayed on same pace towards finish
After finishing third at Newbury in July, Champion Brogie had four runs in France. He wasn’t disgraced and, though exposed, shouldn’t be far away here. Rosamour has only won a three-runner race at Brighton so far but has been second on three other occasions and may still be improving. EESHA’S SMILE made all at Beverley and similar tactics will probably be employed again here. A half-sister to two middle-distance winners, stamina will be her forte and she can defy her penalty. Mark Johnston also runs the Camelot newcomer Living Legend and his performance should be noted along with Tribal Commander.
Al Wafi (IRE) 6-1 (9-4) Raced in 2nd place behind (clear) winner, pushed along 3f out, 5th and struggling over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 8, 18 1/2l behind Two Blondes (9-5) at Goodwood 1m mdn stks (5) gs in Aug.
Eesha's Smile (IRE) 7-2 (8-11) Made all, ridden over 1f out, ran on, won at Beverley 7f stks (5) gd in Aug beating Archies Lad (9-2) by 2 1/2l, 10 ran.
Living Legend (IRE) Camelot colt out of Jazz Girl.
Champion Brogie (IRE) (9-1) 7th of 13, 2 3/4l behind J'aurais Du (8-9) at Clairefontaine 7f hcp in Aug.
Tribal Commander Intikhab colt out of Jessica Ennis.
Wayfaring Stranger (IRE) 10-1 (8-12) Always behind, 7th of 9, 12l behind Naughty Rascal (9-0) at Lingfield 6f stks (6) pol in Sep.
Charmed Spirit Charm Spirit gelding out of Arch Of Colours.
Rosamour (IRE) 7-4fav (9-2) Took keen hold, close up in rear, switched left 2f out, headway to chase winner over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 2nd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Hallalulu (9-0) at Salisbury 1m (5) gd in Aug.