An official mark of 74 is usually enough to land on of these low grade maidens, so Conserve should be thereabouts at the finish. She has a few pounds in hand with the frustrating Wilhana, placed in all five starts so far. But MARBLE STATUETTE is less exposed and with further progress expected after making the frame once again when runner-up at Southwell, Richard Fahey's filly may just edge this. Avidly is another to keep an eye on for new connections having finished second at Chantilly when trained by Pascal Bary in France.
Music Man (IRE) 10-1 (9-5) Dwelt tracked leaders after 2f, ridden 4f out, outpaced over 2f out, 4th of 6, 21l behind Vermont (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 2f mdn auc stks (6) pol.
Alpine Mist Elusive Quality filly out of Snowtime.
Avidly (8-12) 7th of 12, 6l behind Hurrican Source (8-12) at Angers(FR) 1m 2f 3yo stk in Oct.
Conserve (IRE) 5-4fav (9-6) Dwelt, in touch, headway over 3f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, faded final furlong, 4th of 7, 3 1/2l behind Fresa (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f fll hcp (0-75) (3yo+) (5) pol in Oct.
Marble Statuette (USA) 7-4fav (9-0) In touch, headway over 3f out, soon chasing leaders, ridden to challenge over 1f out, stayed on under pressure, 2nd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Curious Mind (9-0) at Southwell 1m mdn fll (5) fbs.
Tammis 100-1 (8-8) Held up, pushed along 6f out, never on terms, last of 6, 18l behind Pitchoun (8-13) at Bath 1m 4f mdn stks (5) fm in Jun.
Veronica's Pursuit 50-1 (9-0) Dwelt always in rear, last of 8, 12l behind Keep The Secret (9-0) at Lingfield 1m 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Dec '12.
Wilhana (IRE) 7-2 (9-0) Tracked winner early, ridden over 1f out, kept on well towards finish, 3rd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Phosphorescence (9-5) at Kempton 1m 4f mdn auc stks (6) pol.