slowly into stride, held up in touch in last pair, ridden and weakened over 2f out
tracked leader, ridden to challenge over 1f out, soon lost 2nd, no extra well inside final furlong
tracked leaders, pushed along over 3f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, led and wandered inside final furlong, stayed on
took keen hold, held up in touch in last pair, switched to outside over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 2nd towards finish
tracked leaders, pushed along 3f out, weakened over 1f out
led and set steady pace, ridden and strongly pressed over 1f out, narrowly headed inside final furlong, lost 2nd towards finish
Form in soft going is in short supply though there was some give in the ground when KIND OF BEAUTY ran well at Pontefract last year. Well beaten on last month’s reappearance, she could go well dropped in class for this with William Buick on board. Kiruna Peak won a claimer over 1m2f on fast ground here recently while Marie Josephe landed a maiden race at the track last month. Jive Talking scored at Beverley last time and is upped 5lb while Di Alta ran well at Doncaster recently. Geoffrey's Girl has winning form in testing ground in France and debuts for new connections.
Geoffrey's Girl (FR) (8-11) 2nd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Hundred Acre (9-1) at Compiegne 1m 4f stks sft in May.
Kath's Legacy 7-2 (9-5) Tracked leader, ridden 2f out, unable to quicken inside final furlong, 3rd of 6, 1 1/4l behind Rum Swizzle (9-1) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp fll (5) pol in Apr.
Di Alta (IRE) 8-1 (8-7) Chased leaders, driven to lead over 2f out, headed over 1f out, rallied inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 7, 1l behind Pleasant Surprise (9-2) at Doncaster 1m 4f hcp fll (4) gf in Jul.
Jive Talking (IRE) 5-4fav (9-13) Held up, headway over 3f out, challenged 2f out, led over 1f out, edged right inside final furlong, clear towards finish, won at Beverley 1m 2f hcp fll (5) gf in Jul beating Greenview Paradise (9-6) by 2 1/4l, 7 ran.
Kind of Beauty (IRE) 8-1 (8-11) Chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, outpaced over 2f out, weakened from over 1f out, 5th of 7, 10 1/4l behind Billesdon Bess (8-12) at Salisbury 1m 2f hcp fll (3) gf in Jun.
Kiruna Peak (IRE) 11-4fav (9-0) Made virtually all, ridden over 2f out, clear when driven and edged left inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Windsor 1m 2f stks (5) gf in Jul beating See The Sea (8-11) by 1 3/4l, 7 ran.
Impressive Day (IRE) 3-1 (9-7) Chased leader, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened, last of 6, dist behind Plymouth Sound (9-6) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Marie Josephe 9-4fav (9-2) Soon led, ridden and strongly pressed over 1f out, kept on well until headed final strides, 2nd of 11, hd behind Russian Reward (9-11) at Windsor 1m 2f hcp (5) gf in Jul.