MONTHLY MEDAL won one of these events over track and trip last week and is taken to go in again. A host of others have claims, however, including recent Mussleburgh winner Jordaura and Follow The Flag, who won an amateurs race over C&D last month. Heezararity, Pertuis and Bountiful Girl have gone close recently and are not easily overlooked but Catterick winner Phase Shift was engaged to run at Redcar yesterday.
Oratory (IRE) 40-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, under pressure over 2f out, soon weakened, 12th of 13, 15l behind Yojimbo (8-12) at Doncaster 1m app hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Oct.
Flying Applause 50-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, in rear, stayed on towards finish, no impression, 7th of 10, 7l behind Myboyalfie (9-7) at Nottingham 1m hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Oct.
Moheebb (IRE) 20-1 (8-10) Held up, pushed along over 4f out, no impression over 2f out, stayed on towards finish, no threat, 8th of 10, 8l behind Myboyalfie (9-7) at Nottingham 1m hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Oct.
Focail Maith 20-1 (8-13) Held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, no impression, 6th of 11, 15l behind The Tiger (9-9) at Catterick 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Oct.
Jordaura 6-1 (9-10) Chased leaders, driven and headway over 2f out, led over 1f out, forged clear inside final furlong, very easily, won at Musselburgh 1m 1f sell hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Oct beating Bold Marc (9-0) by 10l, 14 ran.
Follow The Flag (IRE) 5-1 (8-10) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, ran on final furlong, never reached winner, 2nd of 11, 1/2l behind Brockfield (9-2) at Doncaster 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Oct.
Heezararity 9-2fav (9-2) Slowly into stride, held up towards rear, headway when not clearest of runs 2f out, soon switched right, driven over 1f out, stayed on to 3rd close home and finished well, nearest finish, 3rd of 14, 2 3/4l behind Authoritarian (8-11) at Windsor 1m hcp 0-70 (5) hvy in Oct.
Pertuis (IRE) 6-1 (8-11) Keen hold in mid-division, headway over 4f out, led over 2f out, strongly challenged over 1f out, headed and no extra close home, 2nd of 8, nk behind Gosforth Park (8-11) at Pontefract 1m 4f app hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Sep.
Bountiful Girl 1-2fav (8-8) Tracked leaders, effort well over 1f out, chased winner inside final furlong, no extra close home, 2nd of 4, nk behind Darling Lexi (8-4) at Chester 1m 2f Claiming Stakes (0-80) (3yo) (4) gd in Aug.
Monthly Medal 5-1 (9-10) Held up in rear, headway going well 3f out, went 2nd over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Nottingham 1m 2f ladies hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Oct beating Tawseef (10-7) by 1 3/4l, 12 ran.
Yourinthewill (USA) 11-1 (9-3) Held up, effort 3f out, weakening when hampered 2f out, tailed off, last of 8, 47l behind Cane Cat (8-5) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Jun.
Bold Duke 14-1 (9-2) Soon led, ridden 3f out, headed inside final furlong, ran on, 2nd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Kings Troop (9-6) at Newbury 1m 4f ladies hcap (5) hvy in Oct.
Astra Hall 9-2fav (8-5) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on to take 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 16, 2 1/2l behind Scottish Boogie (9-4) at Windsor 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Oct.
Turjuman (USA) 14-1 (9-3) Always in rear, 10th of 11, 47l behind Tawseef (9-4) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-65 (6) hvy in Oct.
Phase Shift 16-1 (8-10) In touch on outside, led narrowly over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on well final 100 yards, won at Catterick 1m 4f clm stks (6) sft in Oct beating Arley Hall (8-10) by 2 1/4l, 11 ran.