NEXT DOOR ended last season prematurely with a win at Ripon in June. She faded in the closing stages of her comeback at Doncaster but looks sure to find more here and may well prove good enough in a modest seller. Betty Boo has paid the price for separating much higher rated rivals in a claimer at Redcar and has been raised 11lb. A J Cook won on fast ground at the same track in June while Angels Calling is slipping back down the weights having been upped 7lb for last year's win at Ffos Las.
A J Cook (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened entering final furlong, 8th of 10, 11l behind Fleurtille (9-1) at Catterick 5f hcp 0-65 (6) hvy in Oct.
Cape of Hope (IRE) 6-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, hard ridden to challenge over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 9, 4l behind Mitchell (9-4) at Redcar 7f sell stks (6) gs.
Confidential Creek 16-1 (9-1) Chased leading trio, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace, 7th of 12, 4l behind Little Eli (9-7) at Musselburgh 5f app hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Apr.
Angels Calling 13-2 (8-3) Raced keenly tracking leader, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace in 4th and no impression final 2f, 4th of 7, 11l behind True Pleasure (9-5) at Ayr 1m fll hcp 0-70 (5) gs.
Next Door (IRE) 2-1fav (9-7) Slowly into stride, towards rear, ridden inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 4th of 6, 6l behind Heartsong (8-10) at Doncaster 6f fll hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Apr.
Betty Boo (IRE) 200-1 (8-7) Tracked leaders, went prominent after 1f, ridden and every chance over 1f out, unable to quicken inside final furlong, 3rd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Bunce (8-8) at Redcar 6f clm stks (6) sft.
Lady Dancer 33-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, one pace and lost 3rd place close home, 4th of 5, 17l behind Sitting Pritty (9-0) at Catterick 6f fll mdn auc stks (6) sft.
La Paiva (FR) 22-1 (8-7) Chased winner until pushed along halfway, chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 9th of 12, 7l behind Storyline (9-5) at Redcar 5f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gf.