raced wide, tracked leaders, went 2nd over 3f out, led approaching final furlong, ridden out
led 2f, tracked leader until over 3f out, tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, rallied inside final furlong
held up, headway over 2f out, ridden and stayed on to go 2nd close home
led after 2f, ridden and headed approaching final furlong, kept on
bumped soon after start, towards rear, ridden over 3f out, soon outpaced
dwelt, raced wide in touch, ridden and weakened over 1f out
in rear, some late headway over 1f out, nearest finish
keen, held up, ridden and headway over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong
dwelt towards rear, outpaced 3f out, soon pulled up
close up, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
went sharply left start, close up, pushed along and lost place 3f out, weakened 2f out
Jack Of Diamonds is proving best over a mile but Millie's Kiss returns to 1m2f for the first time since placing here in September. Luxford won over track and trip last month but could only manage fourth off today’s higher mark last time but Hard Toffee is 2lb lower than when going close at Yarmouth earlier. RAYAA was only fourth upped in class at Leicester recently but was beaten less than a length over course and distance before that and she gets the nod back here on only her third start for Mick Appleby.
Rayaa 6-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, ridden to challenge over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 12, 4 3/4l behind Villette (9-6) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp (5) gs in Oct.
Livella Fella (IRE) 40-1 (9-7) Raced wide towards rear, ridden and weakened 3f out, 10th of 13, 17l behind Medici Moon (8-10) at Southwell 1m hcp (5) pol in Nov.
Jack Of Diamonds (IRE) 9-4fav (9-13) Held up, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, effort when short of room inside final furlong to go 2nd, 2nd of 9, 1l behind Top Offer (9-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Hard Toffee (IRE) 12-1 (10-7) Tracked leader,ridden to lead over 1f out, headed and no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 19, 5 1/4l behind Tomahawk Kid (11-0) at Doncaster 1m 2f hcp (5) gs in Oct.
Right About Now (IRE) 10-1 (9-1) In touch, weakened halfway, 11th of 13, 18 3/4l behind Alemaratalyoum (9-5) at Chepstow 1m hcp (5) sft in Sep.
Millie's Kiss 10-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, driven 2f out, ridden to chase winner entering final furlong, kept on same pace, no impression when lost 2nd inside final 100 yards, 3rd of 12, 2l behind Luang Prabang (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Berlusca (IRE) 9-1 (9-0) Steadied start, behind, headway over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, never nearer, 7th of 13, 3 1/4l behind Island Brave (9-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Bollihope 8-1 (9-2) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, switched left to chase leaders over 1f out, never on terms, 4th of 14, 2 3/4l behind The Eagle's Nest (9-3) at Newcastle 1m 2f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
The Salmon Man 40-1 (10-12) In touch, headway after 3 out, ridden and weakened 2 out, last of 5, 36 3/4l behind Challico (10-12) at Taunton 2m 3f (4) gf in Nov.
Accurate 8-1 (8-10) Chased leaders, effort over 3f out, soon weakened, 8th of 10, 6 1/4l behind Maestro Mac (8-13) at Chelmsford City 1m 2f hcp (5) pol in Sep.
Luxford 15-2 (8-10) Held up towards rear, headway on inside when not clear run over 1f out, soon switched right and slightly hampered, ran on inside final furlong, never going pace to reach leaders, 4th of 13, 2 3/4l behind What A Welcome (8-12) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp (5) pol in Nov.