SPIRITUAL ART has now gone 19 starts without a win on turf, which doesn't sound much of a recommendation, but she's been in winning form on the all-weather and a 13lb lower mark back on turf just might be enough to see her get her head in front. There's not much between Visions Of Johanna and Prince Blue on their recent efforts on the Polytrack and both have won on turf before while King's Road has the past form to get involved after a pipe-opener at Southwell last month.
Visions of Johanna (USA) 7-2fav (9-5) Held up towards rear, headway on outside over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, stayed on, not pace of winner, 2nd of 12, 2 1/2l behind Teak (8-9) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Prince Blue 9-2 (9-3) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, idled inside final furlong, ridden out, won at Lingfield 1m 5f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Mar beating Irish Jugger (9-6) by 3/4l, 7 ran.
King's Road 7-2 (9-9) Tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, no impression, 3rd of 6, 13l behind Carnac (9-10) at Southwell 1m 6f app hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) fbs in Apr.
Spiritual Art 6-1 (9-6) Led 1f, remained in touch, challenged on inside 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 6, 4l behind Shalambar (9-1) at Kempton 1m 4f hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Mar.
Turbulent Priest 33-1 (8-10) Slowly away and behind, some headway over 1f out, never on terms, 7th of 13, 13l behind Lord Of The Storm (8-8) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) sft in Apr.
Barbirolli 50-1 (8-8) Always in rear, weakened over 2f out, last of 7, 13l behind Prince Blue (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 5f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Mar.
Heading To First 25-1 (8-0) Held up, ridden 3f out, headway over 1f out, kept on same pace, 5th of 13, 7l behind Lord Of The Storm (8-8) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) sft in Apr.
Suhailah 16-1 (8-8) Close up, went 3rd 7f out, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 9, 11l behind Khun John (9-4) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Mar.
Mossmann Gorge 50-1 (9-9) Took keen hold, prominent, challenged 4f out until over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 12, 12l behind City Stable (10-5) at Warwick 1m 5f am hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Jun '10.