Pamushana returns to maiden company after a good effort in a handicap at Pontefract. He should go close but BIFF JOHNSON is less exposed and may well prove good enough on the back of a second at Ayr three weeks ago. Celtic Power finished well ahead Macmidnight at Hamilton on his debut but was tailed off on his latest start while multiple hurdle and chase winner Baileys Concerto was beaten out of sight at this track earlier this month on his first start on the level.
Baileys Concerto (IRE) 16-1 (9-9) Very slowly away, in rear, pushed along over 4f out, kept on from over 1f out, never dangerous, 5th of 6, 22l behind She Is No Lady (8-11) at Carlisle 1m 3f mdn stks (5) gs.
Glen Lea (IRE) 200-1 (10-9) Held up in rear, weakened from 5 out, tailed off, pulled up, in a race won by Ballybolley (11-9) at Kelso 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Feb, 10 ran.
Biff Johnson (IRE) 12-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, ridden 1f out, kept on and no chance with winner, 2nd of 7, 2 3/4l behind Almodovar (9-3) at Ayr 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gd.
Celtic Power 25-1 (9-3) Held up towards rear, pushed along over 4f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 7, 25l behind Almodovar (9-3) at Ayr 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gd.
Macmidnight 50-1 (8-6) Slowly into stride and flashed tail, soon in touch, pushed along and weakened over 3f out, last of 7, 34l behind Striding Out (8-11) at Hamilton 1m 1f 3yo & 4yo mdn (5) gd in Jun.
Pamushana (IRE) 5-2 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden entering final furlong, one pace, 4th of 8, 1 1/4l behind Lilian Baylis (9-3) at Pontefract 1m 2f app hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Ruby Hind 25-1 (8-8) Slowly away, tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened, last of 6, 40l behind Stellaire (8-11) at Redcar 1m mdn auc stks (6) gf in May.