tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden to chase winner inside final furlong, lost 2nd towards finish
pushed along in rear, ridden over 1f out, stayed on final furlong, nearest finish
tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, edged left and weakened inside final furlong
took keen hold, tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, weakened final furlong
held up, ridden over 2f out, headway entering final furlong, driven to go 2nd towards finish, no threat to winner
soon led and set strong pace, ridden over 2f out, edged left and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong
towards rear, headway 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, forged clear, heavily eased towards finish
slow into stride towards rear, never a factor
Never To Be won a maiden contest at Lingfield in August and is preferred to the other handicap debutantes Nova Champ, Pretty Flamingo and Alquimia. Maid In Rio picked up a seller on her latest start while Gender Agenda and Zeshov were both well beaten on their handicap debuts. Thewandaofu may figure dropped in class, but BLACK CAESAR won a shade cosily in soft ground at Newbury last month and the Hannon colt makes most appeal stepping up in trip despite carrying top weight.
Black Caesar (IRE) 6-1 (9-5) Made all, grabbed stand side rail over 4f out, ridden and ran on, won at Newbury 6f 2yo mdn (4) sft in Sep beating Hesbaan (9-5) by 1 3/4l, 12 ran.
Gender Agenda 7-2 (8-10) Tracked leaders, went 2nd over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no chance with easy winner, 2nd of 6, 6l behind Meeting Waters (8-4) at Yarmouth 7f 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Sep.
Never To Be (USA) 7-4fav (9-5) In touch, headway over 1f out, led approaching final furlong, hard pressed close home, just held on, won at Lingfield 1m 2yo mdn aut (6) gf in Aug beating Mawzoona (8-11) by shd, 10 ran.
Dovil's Duel (IRE) 6-4fav (9-8) Prominent, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 6th of 10, 6l behind Alfie Lunete (9-2) at Chepstow 5f 2yo hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Sep.
Nova Champ (IRE) 11-10fav (9-5) Steadied start, tracked winner for 1f, went 2nd again well over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 2nd of 4, 2 1/4l behind Finflash (9-5) at Chepstow 5f 2yo mdn (5) sft in Aug.
Maid In Rio (IRE) 16-1 (8-6) Tracked leader, led over 1f out, clear inside final furlong, stayed on strongly, eased towards finish, won at Musselburgh 7f 2yo sll (6) gd in Sep beating Black Treacle (9-2) by 4 1/2l, 5 ran.
Pretty Flemingo (IRE) 10-11fav (9-0) With leader, outpaced over 1f out, stayed on well closing stages, 2nd of 7, hd behind Hipz (9-0) at Lingfield 5f 2yo stks (5) sft in Sep.
Mops Angel 11-1 (8-12) In touch, ridden over 2f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 8, 4 1/2l behind Musicora (9-7) at Leicester 6f 2yo fll hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Sep.
Zeshov (IRE) 10-3 (9-4) Tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out, 10th of 11, 10l behind Remember (9-5) at York 7f 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Sep.
Thewandaofu (IRE) 20-1 (8-1) Soon led, ridden and edged left over 1f out, headed well inside final furlong, edged right and kept on close home, 2nd of 12, 1/2l behind Autumn Lily (9-7) at Newmarket 7f 2yo fll hcp (2) gf in Sep.
Headlong (IRE) 10-1 (9-5) Chased leader, effort over 1f out, soon one pace, 3rd of 8, 8l behind Tanzeel (9-5) at Newmarket 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gd in Jul.
Alquimia (IRE) 6-1 (9-0) Led on rail, pushed along halfway, headed over 1f out, chased winner, one pace and no impression when edged right final furlong, 2nd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Veiled Intrigue (9-0) at Goodwood 6f 2yo fll mdn (5) gd in Aug.