raced wide in touch, ridden 3f out, weakened over 1f out
led briefly over 6f out, tracked leaders, effort 3f out, ridden and weakened approaching final furlong
headway on outer to lead 6f out, pushed along and headed 3f out, weakened final furlong
keen, led, headed over 6f out, tracked leader, led again 3f out, ridden and ran on final furlong
keen in touch, ridden over 1f out, stayed on final furlong
raced wide towards rear, ridden over 2f out, kept on final furlong, nearest finish
towards rear, ridden 3f out, never a factor
in touch, headway over 2f out, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, no impression
towards rear, some headway over 1f out, never a factor
tracked leaders, pushed along and lost place 3f out, tailed off
INDIGO PRINCESS had Tom's Anna back in third when scoring at Nottingham and ran well again in a Class 4 handicap at Leicester recently. Mick Appleby’s filly should be in the mix back at this level and is preferred to Whitkirk, who was narrowly beaten at Haydock on his penultimate start. Magic Mirror has won off a higher mark on the all-weather and was placed at Leicester a fortnight ago while Kafoo should be winning again this year and Silvestre De Sousa’s presence takes the eye.
Indigo Princess 6-4fav (8-4) Keen early tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 4, 1 1/2l behind Rebel Surge (9-7) at Leicester 7f hcp fll (4) gs in May.
Kafoo 14-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders, challenged over 2f out, driven over 1f out, kept on same pace, lost place inside final furlong, 6th of 12, 4 3/4l behind Pushaq (9-6) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (5) pol in Apr.
Carcharias (IRE) 16-1 (9-6) Unruly stalls, very slowly away and nearly unseated rider, behind, 11th of 13, 18 1/2l behind Ebbisham (9-6) at Kempton 1m hcp (6) pol in Apr.
Whitkirk 7-1 (8-10) Chased leader, challenged 2f out, ridden to lead briefly over 1f out, soon headed, no extra inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 5 3/4l behind Mon Beau Visage (9-7) at Pontefract 1m hcp (5) gd in May.
Binky Blue (IRE) 11-1 (9-11) Dwelt towards rear, ridden 2f out, never near leaders, 7th of 10, 2 1/2l behind Dusky Maid (9-4) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp fll (6) pol in Jun.
Magic Mirror 5-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, outpaced over 2f out, stayed on well inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Poor Duke (8-13) at Leicester 7f hcp (6) gs in Jun.
Pyroclastic (IRE) 50-1 (8-9) Hampered start, held up mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, weakened last 75 yards, 9th of 14, 5 1/2l behind Soaring Spirits (10-0) at Nottingham 6f hcp (6) gf in Jun.
Tom's Anna (IRE) 20-1 (8-7) Tracked leaders, led 3f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, no extra, 3rd of 11, 2 3/4l behind Indigo Princess (9-10) at Nottingham 1m hcp (6) gd in May.
The King's Steed 40-1 (8-2) Always in rear, 15th of 17, 25 1/2l behind Kenstone (9-2) at Thirsk 1m hcp (5) gs in Jun.
Zaytoon (IRE) 16-1 (8-9) Steadied start, behind, outpaced halfway, never dangerous, 6th of 7, 9 1/2l behind Sir Geoffrey (8-12) at Catterick 6f hcp (6) gf in Jun.