Charlemagne Diva is the only winner in the field but that success came over 5f at Thirsk last August. NAUGHTYBYCHOICE is the only one with form on Fibresand and he had Birdy Boy well behind when third over track and trip last month. Ollie Pears' charge gets the token vote on that basis. Likely improvers if taking to the surface include Conversing and Whiskey N Stout while the more-exposed Rainford Glory has the best recent form on Polytrack with a close-up third at Kempton last week.
Charlemagne Diva 18-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, ridden and no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 5l behind Ena Sharples (9-4) at Musselburgh 5f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) gs in Sep.
Rainford Glory (IRE) 5-1 (9-0) Held up towards rear, not clear run over 2f out, headway over 1f out, ran on, nearest finish, 3rd of 14, 3/4l behind Shearian (8-12) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Feb.
Naughtybychoice 7-4fav (9-6) Raced wide close up, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong, 3rd of 8, 5l behind Luv U Whatever (9-2) at Southwell 1m hcp (0-55) (6) fbs in Feb.
Whiskey N Stout (IRE) 8-1 (8-13) Held up in mid-division, ridden over 2f out, no threat, 8th of 14, 3 1/2l behind Shearian (8-12) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Feb.
Conversing (USA) 11-4 (9-5) Soon chased leader, losing place when bumped over 1f out, weakened final furlong, last of 6, 8l behind Yellow Mountain (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 3yo mdn stks (5) pol in Feb.
Icanboogie 10-1 (8-4) Tracked winner until ridden and outpaced over 2f out, last of 4, 9l behind Darkest Night (9-1) at Lingfield 1m 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Feb.
Birdy Boy (USA) 4-1 (8-12) Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, driven and still every chance over 1f out, faded final furlong, 6th of 9, 7l behind Poetic Verse (9-7) at Southwell 1m Maiden Handicap (0-55) (3yo) (6) fbs in Feb.