Publilia was sent off a big price at Leicester for her debut but nearly pulled off a shock win and looks sure to be in the mix. But SUPER KID finished behind a subsequent winner when third at Nottingham on his introduction and he gets the vote on the strength of that form. He's also preferred to stablemate and newcomer Maftool while Ghost Cat finished a lot closer on his debut at Salisbury than Vinamar did at Windsor last week.
Ghost Cat 25-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 5th of 7, 9l behind Sixty (9-5) at Salisbury 6f 2yo mdn (2) gf in Jun.
Maftool (USA) Hard Spun colt out of With Intention.
Super Kid 9-2 (9-5) Dwelt, mid-division, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 10, 2 1/4l behind Ustinov (9-5) at Nottingham 6f 2yo mdn (5) gd in Jun.
Lady Ballantrae (IRE) 66-1 (9-0) Always behind, pushed along over 3f out, behind final 2f, last of 9, 18l behind When Will It End (9-5) at Brighton 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Jun.
Publilia 25-1 (8-11) Prominent, ridden to lead 2f out, edged left inside final furlong, headed towards finish, 2nd of 11, nk behind Magical Memory (9-2) at Leicester 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Jun.
Vinamar (IRE) 50-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, off the pace in last trio, never on terms, 7th of 9, 11l behind Rosie's Premiere (8-11) at Windsor 5f 2yo flls mdn auc stks (5) gd in Jun.