PYROCUMULUS has left it late in the year to finally hit form but went close at Thirk before scoring by three lengths at Southwell. He can go in again with recent Kempton third First Summer not certain to be suited by this drop back in distance. Lady Charlie and Purple Sunrise are getting closer and should find a race soon while Freeze The Secret looks a likely improver now handicapping for the first time.
Clampdown 5-1 (9-3) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 11l behind White Vin Jan (8-4) at Leicester 6f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Aug.
First Summer 10-1 (9-2) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 3rd place towards finish, 3rd of 14, 1 3/4l behind Mikandy (9-3) at Kempton 1m 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Nov.
Freeze The Secret (IRE) 16-1 (8-8) Chased leaders, switched left to challenge over 1f out, soon no impression, 4th of 7, 4 1/2l behind Lightscameraction (8-12) at Lingfield 5f 2yo mdn aut (6) gf in Jul.
Purple Surprise 5-1 (8-9) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, effort to press winner approaching final furlong, unable to quicken towards finish, 2nd of 9, 3/4l behind Milady Eileen (8-10) at Southwell 6f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) fbs in Nov.
Lady Charlie 33-1 (9-0) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, never on terms with leaders, 5th of 13, 2l behind Steevo (8-11) at Kempton 7f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Oct.
Ya Halla (IRE) 10-1 (8-2) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, stayed on one pace final furlong, no impression, 5th of 11, 10l behind Mighty Warrior (9-7) at Newcastle 6f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Sep.
Kidmeforever 66-1 (7-10) Broke well, held up in touch, weakened over 2f out, last of 8, 12l behind Marmalad (9-7) at Lingfield 1m 2yo hco 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
Misu Pete 100-1 (8-11) Held up mid-division, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 9th of 12, 17l behind Oracolo (8-13) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo mdn auc stks (6) in Nov.
Overstone Lass (IRE) 66-1 (7-12) Raced wide in touch, ridden halfway, weakened final furlong, 6th of 10, 14l behind Agadoo (8-7) at Leicester 7f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Oct.
Pyrocumulus (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Slowly away pushed along in rear, ridden halfway, headway over 1f out, led entering final furlong, ran on, won at Southwell 7f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) fbs in Nov beating Excelling Oscar (8-10) by 3l, 12 ran.