Market Rasen bumper winner Forever Present will have her supporters here while Lady From Geneva and Mrs Peachey didn't do a great deal wrong at Towcester and Ludlow respectively last time. Easy Worcester winner Young Victoria will make a bold bid to defy her penalty but BALLINAHOW STAR arrives a with a bit of a reputation earned in the point-to-point field in Ireland. Jeremy Scott starts her off at a realistic level under Rules and, suited by soft ground, she can come out on top.
Young Victoria 7-2 (10-10) Tracked leaders, switched right after 3 out, led 2 out, hung left approaching last, ridden clear flat, won at Worcester 2m mrs nov hdl (4) gs in Oct beating Ma Toolan (10-10) by 6l, 13 ran.
Applause For Amy (IRE) 11-2 (11-5) Tracked leaders, outpaced after 6th, never dangerous, 5th of 10, 21l behind Award Winner (11-4) at Wincanton 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Oct.
Ballinahow Star (IRE) 5-1 (11-9) Ww rr mid div, 7th 1/2way & prog in 4th 5out, ld on bit 4out & alw gng best thereafter, sow, won at Athlacca 3m ire ptp in May beating Castlefort (12-0) by 2l, 10 ran.
Forever Present (IRE) 2-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, led over 3f out, clear 2f out, driven out, comfortably, won at Market Rasen 2m 1f mares n h flat (6) sft in Apr beating Vinetta (10-6) by 10l, 9 ran.
Ildiko (USA) 250-1 (10-4) Held up behind and keen, weakened after 3 out, 11th of 12, well behind Gas Line Boy (11-0) at Wincanton 2m 6f mdn hdl (4) gs in Oct.
Lady From Geneva 40-1 (10-11) Raced wide towards rear, mistake 1st, ridden and struggling after 4th, hit 3 out and hampered, headway approaching 2 out where not fluent, went 4th towards finish, 4th of 14, 14l behind Valrene (11-0) at Towcester 2m mdn hdl (5) gs.
La Madonnina (IRE) 33-1 (9-13) Prominent, led well over 1f out, soon headed, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 16, 9l behind Midnight Minx (11-2) at Kempton 2m Mares Nat Hunt Flat (4-6yo) (AW) (6) std in Feb.
Moonlight Maggie 50-1 (10-5) Took keen hold, prominent, led and mistake 3rd, headed 5th, weakened before 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 13, 49l behind Young Victoria (10-10) at Worcester 2m mrs nov hdl (4) gs in Oct.
Mrs Peachey (IRE) 6-1 (10-10) Held up in rear, not fluent 2nd or 5th, headway approaching 7th, mistake 3 out, blundered badly last, no extra, 4th of 9, 7l behind Coronea Lilly (10-12) at Ludlow 2m 5f mrs nov hdl (4) gd in Oct.
Tamira 7-2 (10-5) Held up towards rear, weakened from 5th, 7th of 12, well behind Look For Love (10-9) at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Oct.
Tyger Prynt (IRE) 50-1 (10-5) Held up in touch, not fluent 8th, weakened before 3 out, 10th of 12, 34l behind Dancingtilmidnight (10-10) at Ludlow 2m 5f mrs nov hdl (4) gd in Oct.