Queen Of Burgundy failed to complete the hat-trick off today’s mark at Lingfield but her rider can claim a 5lb allowance and she’s not out of this. MATAMUA dropped down to 6f for the first time at Newcastle and was beaten less than a length in a first-time visor. She may prove the one to side with under Becky Smith. Strike Me A Pose was still beaten a long way when runner-up last time while Come On Girl and Steelriver are both partnered by leading amateurs with the former preferred on a recent third at Lingfield.
Youllovemewheniwin (IRE) 14-1 (8-9) Mid-division, ridden and lost place on outside over 1f out, last of 9, 6 1/4l behind Wonder Elzaam (9-6) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (4) pol in Nov.
Queen Of Burgundy 11-4fav (9-7) Soon chasing leaders out wide and pushed along, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 10, 5 3/4l behind Camachess (9-6) at Lingfield 6f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Matamua 10-3 (9-0) Keen prominent, led 4f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, kept on, 3rd of 11, 1/2l behind Naval Captain (9-5) at Newcastle 6f stks (5) pol in Nov.
Steelriver (IRE) 22-1 (8-13) Held up, always off the pace, never a factor, last of 8, 10 1/4l behind Equitation (9-3) at Kempton 6f stks (5) pol in Oct.
Inaam (IRE) 50-1 (9-11) Dwelt always in rear, 11th of 13, 10 1/2l behind Wonder Starelzaam (8-8) at Lingfield 7f hcp (6) pol in Oct.
Mabdaa 10-1 (11-0) Mid-division, effort over 1f out, never dangerous, 6th of 13, 7 3/4l behind Kilconquhar (10-5) at Newcastle 6f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Voltaic 15-2 (9-5) Dwelt towards rear, ridden over 2f out, never nearer, 6th of 11, 6 3/4l behind Valentinka (9-3) at Lingfield 1m hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Royal Advice (IRE) 12-1 (9-9) Edged left and steadied start, held up in rear, switched left and headway over 2f out, no impression over 1f out, 10th of 11, 9 1/2l behind Eyes (9-0) at Newcastle 7f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Come On Girl 9-2 (9-3) Steadied and switched left start, held up off the pace towards rear, good headway on inside over 1f out, went 2nd and ran on inside final furlong, outpaced into 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 10, 3/4l behind Camachess (9-6) at Lingfield 6f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Heer's Sadie 13-2 (9-5) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, no extra towards finish, 5th of 13, 4l behind Shecandoo (9-9) at Yarmouth 6f hcp (6) gs in Oct.
Strike Me A Pose 20-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no impression on winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Kilconquhar (10-5) at Newcastle 6f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Gigi's Beach 11-1 (9-9) Held up, headway over 2f out, ridden 2f out, no extra, 10th of 14, 10 1/4l behind Gleniffer (9-11) at Newcastle 7f hcp (6) pol in Aug.
Dan De Light (IRE) 22-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, pushed along 2f out, soon weakened, 10th of 13, 8 1/4l behind Captain Vallo (9-9) at Newcastle 6f hcp (5) pol in Oct.