Virile is a half-brother to two winning sprinters and Picnic In The Glen is a half-sister to 6f winner Dark Castle so both are worth a second look in betting exchanges against the four with previous experience. But it's about time ANNA'S VISION was getting her head in front as she only failed to catch Miss Brazil by a nose at Yarmouth last time. She's preferred to Goodwood Storm, who is more exposed and has been racing over further though was only beaten a short-head on her latest start here.
John Caesar (IRE) 10-1 (9-5) In touch, pushed along halfway, soon one pace, plugged on inside final furlong, no impression, 6th of 11, 11l behind Secret Hint (9-0) at Doncaster 6f mdn stks (4) gd in Jul.
Virile (IRE) Exceed And Excel colt out of Winding.
Pearl Bell (IRE) 5-6fav (9-0) Took keen hold and prominent, challenged 2f out, disputing lead and every chance until winner went by entering final furlong, one pace inside final furlong, lost 2nd post, 3rd of 9, 2 1/2l behind Diaminda (9-0) at Ascot 6f mdn (3) gs in Jul '12.
Anna's Vision (IRE) 2-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, pushed along from over 1f out, stayed on towards finish, just failed, 2nd of 7, ns behind Miss Brazil (9-0) at Yarmouth 6f mdn flls stks (5) gf in Jul.
Artistic Queen Dutch Art filly out of Ellway Queen.
Goodwood Storm 4-1 (9-7) Tracked leader, led 2f out, hard ridden over 1f out, headed well inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 8, shd behind Lady Sparkler (9-7) at Lingfield 7f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jul.
Picnic In The Glen Piccolo filly out of True Magic.