PUCON returned to winning ways over C&D last month when beating Imaginary Diva and Scommettitrice. Though 3lb higher today, she's taken to confirm running and follow up as she's scored off a higher mark on the Polytrack. Baby Dottie went close at this track on her penultimate start while Whitecrest was placed here in July and is 2lb lower on this occasion. Mother Jones would have a shout if taking part though she was engaged at Bath yesterday.
Whitecrest 9-1 (9-0) In touch, ridden halfway, weakened over 1f out, 14th of 15, 14l behind Belle Bayardo (8-8) at Bath 6f hcp 0-75 (5) fm.
Mother Jones 14-1 (8-11) Mid-division, driven on outside over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, took 3rd close home, 3rd of 12, 2 3/4l behind Button Moon (9-7) at Brighton 6f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Pucon 12-1 (8-13) Close 5th on outside, effort 2f out, sustained run over 1f out, led entering final furlong, rider took it easy until reminder and on top close home, won at Brighton 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Aug beating Imaginary Diva (9-2) by 1/2l, 7 ran.
Scommettitrice (IRE) 12-1 (8-1) Held up towards rear, moderate progress, never on terms, 5th of 12, 7l behind Button Moon (9-7) at Brighton 6f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Imaginary Diva 5-2fav (9-1) Bumped start in rear, ridden over 1f out, kept on to go 3rd inside final furlong, not trouble leaders, 3rd of 5, 6l behind Miss Polly Plum (8-13) at Yarmouth 5f fll hcp (5) gs in Aug.
Baby Dottie 15-2 (8-4) Led early, settled 3rd after 1f, ridden over 1f out, no impression, lost 3rd final 100 yards, 4th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Alnoomaas (8-5) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol.
Pharoh Jake 33-1 (8-0) Chased leade runtil over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 10, 6l behind Illustrious Prince (9-2) at Goodwood 6f all hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Aug.