HIDDEN BELIEF appeared to run out of steam in the closing stages when fourth over a mile at Kempton on her comeback. Today's drop back to 7f looks the obvious move and she can confirm latest running with Saucy Minx and open her account. By contrast, Secretly is upped in trip on the back of a fourth at Salisbury and she makes more appeal than Icon dance and Dame De La Noche. Close At Hand is likely to improve this year while Tafaaseel and Fonseca are newcomers to keep an eye on in the betting.
Cape Appeal 25-1 (8-9) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 14, 14l behind Mango Diva (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3yo mdn fll (5) pol.
Close At Hand 3-1 (9-0) Ran green on near side rail lost place and dropped to rear after 1f, switched right to outside and headway halfway, green but stayed on to 4th over 1f out, 4th of 9, 7l behind Fleeting Smile (9-0) at Ascot 7f 2yo stks (4) fm in Jul.
Dama De La Noche (IRE) 25-1 (8-9) Held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, headway over 1f out, never on terms, 7th of 12, 7l behind Dream Wild (8-9) at Lingfield 1m mdn fll stks (5) pol in Apr.
Fonseca Red Clubs filly out of Guajira.
Hidden Belief (IRE) 5-1 (9-0) Prominent, led over 3f out, headed approaching final furlong, faded, 4th of 14, 8l behind Mango Diva (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3yo mdn fll (5) pol.
Icon Dance 22-1 (9-0) Held up, headway over 1f out, stayed on to go 3rd near finish, 3rd of 10, 9l behind El Manati (9-0) at Leicester 6f 2yo flls mdn auc stks (5) gd in Aug.
Marmalady (IRE) Duke Of Marmalade filly out of Grecian Glory.
Saucy Minx (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) In touch, headway when hung left over 3f out, effort 2f out, no extra final furlong, 5th of 14, 9l behind Mango Diva (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3yo mdn fll (5) pol.
Secretly 4-1fav (8-12) Chased leaders on inside, ridden over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 13, 5l behind Secondo (9-3) at Salisbury 6f mdn stks (5) gf.
Tafaaseel (USA) Mr Greeley filly out of Wasseema.
Toffee Shot 10-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, outpaced, 9th of 10, 19l behind At A Clip (9-0) at Lingfield 6f mdn fll stks (5) gd.