THE BLACK PRINCESS has missed a couple of engagements in the last two weeks but will prove popular if finally taking her chance. She has entries in both the Oaks and Coronation Stakes having made a winning start at Kempton in November. Bocking End landed a maiden at Chelmsford in February and the runner-up has subsequently won while Newbury maiden winner Poster Girl drops in class for her return. Mirsaalah should winning handicaps this year and Norse Magic can figure back on a faster surface today after a comeback run at Leicester.
Norse Magic 4-9fav (9-0) With leader until led after 2f, pushed along and headed over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 3rd of 4, 5l behind Kylla Instinct (9-0) at Leicester 7f mdn fll stks (5) hvy in Apr.
The Black Princess (FR) 11-4 (9-0) Slowly into stride, soon mid-division, closed 4f out, switched right 2f out, led over 1f out, ran on well, won at Kempton 1m mdn fll stks (4) pol in Nov beating Bombilate (9-0) by 2l, 11 ran.
Poster Girl 16-1 (9-1) Towards rear, headway over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on, 4th of 9, 2 1/2l behind Rioca (9-3) at Pontefract 1m fll (4) gd in Sep.
La Celebs Ville (IRE) 11-2 (9-0) Tracked winner, ridden over 2f out, faded inside final furlong, 5th of 10, 6 1/4l behind Chicadoro (9-0) at Haydock 1m mdn fll stks (5) sft in Sep.
Bocking End (IRE) 11-8fav (8-9) Led, headed 5f out, led again over 2f out, edged right over 1f out, hard ridden and edged left inside final furlong, held on, won at Chelmsford City 1m mdn fll stks (5) pol in Feb beating Ruby Wednesday (8-9) by shd, 6 ran.
Mirsaalah 7-2jfav (9-3) Tracked leader, led over 3f out, headed over 1f out, faded final furlong, 4th of 9, 4 1/4l behind Edification (9-5) at Salisbury 1m (5) gd in Aug.
Mistymoistymorning (IRE) 8-1 (9-4) Prominent, driven to challenge over 3f out, weakening when hampered over 1f out, last of 9, 15 1/4l behind Rateel (8-13) at Chelmsford City 1m (5) pol in Oct.
Forgiving Flower 3-1 (8-7) Tracked leaders in 5th, pushed along and outpaced 2f out, no threat after, 6th of 7, 6 1/4l behind Rock 'n Red (8-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f mdn fll stks (5) pol in Apr.
Dor's Law 20-1 (8-3) Keen held up, headway 2f out, ridden and no impression final furlong, 5th of 10, 6 1/4l behind Vivre Pour Vivre (8-8) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn stks (5) pol in Mar.
Perceysvivace 50-1 (8-6) Towards rear, headway far side 3f out, chasing leaders 2f out, ridden and not quicken over 1f out, stayed on in closing stages, not pace to threaten, 4th of 13, 3 1/4l behind Dolphin Vista (9-1) at York 1m mdn stks (4) sft in Oct.