A rare runner at this track for the Stoute yard, PROXIMATE should be opening his account today. He steps up in distance after making the frame at Kempton last time and the Nayef gelding looks to have the edge on Are You Mine. The latter tries her best without being quite good enough and it could prove a similar story here. Bound Copy is related to a couple of winners and makes more appeal than Mystical King of the newcomers.
Mystical King Notnowcato gelding out of Mystical Ayr.
Proximate 7-2 (9-5) Chased leaders, pushed along over 2f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 13, 2l behind Deglet Noor (9-0) at Kempton 1m mdn stks (5) pol.
Are You Mine (IRE) 5-1 (9-0) Led, ridden and joined 2f out, kept slight lead, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish and just held on for 3rd, 3rd of 9, 2l behind Martian (9-5) at Goodwood 1m 2f 3yo mdn (5) gd.
Bound Copy (USA) Street Cry filly out of In A Bound.