mid-division, pushed along and outpaced over 2f out, well beaten after
took keen hold, prominent, ridden over 1f out, no impression on winner and stayed on same pace inside final furlong
mid-division, shaken up over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, took 3rd last strides
led, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
not much room start, ran green and always towards rear
mid-division, headway 3f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, lost 3rd last strides
tracked leaders, led over 1f out, edged left and clear inside final furlong, comfortably
held up towards rear, well held final 2f
held up towards rear, some headway over 2f out, no impression, weakened inside final furlong
Roger Varian keeps GLEEFUL on the all-weather after the latter made a promising start with a third at Kempton. She should be bang there at the finish with normal progress and is preferred to the other placed horses Al Hayette and Elusive Brand, both third over today’s trip at Doncaster and Brighton respectively. Olivia R also made the frame when third over 6f at Thirsk while Mistress Of Love and Arctic Fox are others to note with improvement expected.
Alfa Dawn (IRE) 11-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, always behind, 7th of 8, 6l behind Comedy (9-4) at Doncaster 6f fll stks (5) gf in Jun.
Al Hayette (USA) 3-1 (9-0) Dwelt, in rear, outpaced over 2f out, headway under pressure 1f out, ridden to take 3rd when edged left inside final furlong, kept on, not reach front pair, 3rd of 10, 5 1/4l behind Zofelle (9-0) at Doncaster 7f mdn fll stks (5) gf in Jul.
Arctic Fox 7-1 (9-0) Close up, pushed along and every chance 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 4th of 7, 7 3/4l behind Quintada (9-0) at Doncaster 1m mdn fll stks (5) gf in Aug.
Elusive Brand 11-2 (8-11) Awkwardly away tracked leader, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 4, 2 1/4l behind Big Baby Bull (9-2) at Brighton 7f stks (5) gf in Aug.
Fantastic Ms Fox Foxwedge filly out of Cracking Lass.
Gleeful 6-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, mid-division, headway over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, never nearer, 3rd of 8, 2 3/4l behind Sand Share (9-0) at Kempton 7f fll stks (4) pol in Aug.
Mistress Of Love (USA) 2-5fav (9-0) Slowly into stride, behind, headway on outside over 2f out, soon driven to challenge, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, beaten when edged left inside final furlong, 5th of 8, 5l behind Beechwood Ella (9-0) at Ayr 7f fll stks (4) gd in Aug.
Red Archangel (IRE) 40-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, towards rear, closer in mid-division halfway, weakened 2f out, 10th of 11, 17 1/4l behind Accordance (9-0) at Goodwood 7f mdn fll stks (2) gd in Aug.
She'zanarab 40-1 (8-11) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 4, 11 1/2l behind Roderick (9-9) at Ayr 5f stks (5) gd in Jul.
Olivia R (IRE) 11-2 (8-11) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace in 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 2 1/2l behind Topical (9-2) at Thirsk 6f stks (4) gs in Aug.