After fine runs on quick ground at Beverley and Haydock, Fraserburgh went to Newmarket for a maiden on softer going and started favourite but didn't appear to enjoy the conditions. Today's ground will be even more testing so he's passed over in favour of MOE'S PLACE. Kevin Ryan's newcomer is bred for pace being by Acclamation out an unraced mare from the family of champion sprinter Owington. Amelia Jay has had plenty of experience but has looked very moderate so Exzachary, who did better on his second start at Southwell, looks more of a threat.
Exzachary 33-1 (9-3) Slow into stride pushed along to lead over 4f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 4th of 8, 10l behind Double Your Money (9-3) at Southwell 6f 2yo mdn stks (5) fbs in Aug.
Fraserburgh (IRE) 3-1fav (9-3) Chased winner, pushed along halfway, ridden and lost 2nd over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 11, 9l behind Tipping Over (8-12) at Newmarket 6f 2yo mdn (4) gs in Jun.
Indie Banned 9-4 (9-3) Pressed leader, driven and outpaced over 2f out, soon no chance with front pair, 3rd of 4, 21l behind Willie The Whipper (9-3) at Hamilton 6f 2yo mdn (5) hvy in Aug.
Moe's Place (IRE) Acclamation gelding out of Sahara Sky.
Northside Ace (IRE) Red Clubs gelding out of Baltic Belle.
Amelia Jay 12-1 (9-2) Held up in touch, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 9, 7l behind Angels Calling (8-13) at Ffos Las 6f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) gs.