NAHRAIN won on her racecourse debut at Windsor last month and that form looks at least the equal of anything today's rivals have produced so far. With improvement expected, Roger Varian's filly can follow up in this company. Secret Love will have come on for her reappearance in a Listed event and can do better dropping back in trip, but Tasfeya steps up a grade after finishing second at Pontefract last time. The latter's stablemate Top Care has only won at Southwell so far, while Buzz Law and Ventura Sands both disappointed off higher marks last time after winning on their penultimate starts.
Belle Royale (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Held up in rear, ridden over 3f out, never on terms, well held final furlong, 6th of 7, 10l behind Beatrice Aurore (9-0) at Goodwood 1m 2f 3yo lst fll (1) gd in May.
Nahrain 11-2 (8-12) Chased leaders, went 2nd inside final 3f, shaken up to lead over 1f out, stayed on well and well in command towards finish, won at Windsor 1m fll mdn stks (5) gf in May beating Paoletta (8-12) by 1 1/4l, 13 ran.
Secret Love 10-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, held up towards rear, never on terms, 6th of 8, 7l behind Izzi Top (8-12) at Newbury 1m 2f 3yo lst fll (1) gf in May.
Weapon Of Choice (IRE) 33-1 (8-2) Held up towards rear, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 11th of 17, 12l behind Sagramor (8-2) at Haydock 1m 3yo hcp (2) gf in May.
Tasfeya 9-2 (9-5) Led, ridden over 1f out, soon headed, kept on and always held by winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 6, 1 3/4l behind Chosen Character (9-1) at Pontefract 1m 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gf in May.
Top Care (USA) 7-1 (8-13) Took keen hold in touch in mid-division, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace from over 1f out, went 4th post, 4th of 8, 3 1/2l behind Burj Alzain (8-11) at Kempton 1m 2yo hcp (2) pol in Nov.
Buzz Law (IRE) 9-2 (8-11) In touch, ridden and effort over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, no impression, 7th of 12, 7l behind Samurai Sword (9-7) at Ascot 1m 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gf in May.
Ventura Sands (IRE) 9-2 (8-12) Pulled hard early, held up mid-division, ridden over 2f out, kept on to take 4th inside final furlong, one pace, 4th of 9, 6l behind Shamdarley (8-10) at Doncaster 1m 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd in May.