DOROTHY'S DANCING was expected to return to form at Lingfield last time judged by the way she was supported in the betting and duly did so. She remains on a winning mark despite a 2lb rise and can go in again. Whipphound ended a long losing run when scoring over 6f at Kempton and he makes more appeal than Kai, a winner 7f winner here last month but well beaten on his latest start. Scommettitrice has been in better form of late while Powerful Pierre and Mack's Sister are others with a chance off their current marks.
Powerful Pierre 25-1 (9-4) Towards rear, pushed along 3f out, stayed on inside final furlong, 7th of 12, 4l behind Colourbearer (9-2) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jan.
Dorothy's Dancing (IRE) 10-11fav (9-7) In touch, smooth headway over 1f out, ran on to lead inside final furlong, ridden out, won at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jan beating Waterloo Dock (9-4) by nk, 5 ran.
Mack's Sister 5-1 (9-1) Reared start, soon racing in mid-division, headway on outside over 1f out, driven and stayed on to 4th final 50 yards, 4th of 10, 2 1/4l behind Lucky Mark (9-1) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jan.
Kai 13-2 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, no impression from over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 8, 9l behind Nant Saeson (8-13) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jan.
George Fenton 20-1 (8-9) Dwelt held up, headway halfway, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 10, 10l behind Lord Of The Dance (9-0) at Wolverhampton 7f hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Jan.
Whipphound 7-2 (9-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd and keen, led on bit over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, held on well towards finish, won at Kempton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Jan beating Artful Lady (9-2) by nk, 8 ran.
Scommettitrice (IRE) 5-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, outpaced halfway, headway over 1f out, ran on, 5th of 9, 1 1/4l behind Johnny Splash (8-4) at Lingfield 5f sll hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jan.
Almaty Express 8-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden and effort over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 8th of 12, 6l behind Gran Canaria Queen (8-7) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Oct.
True Prince (USA) 6-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no extra final furlong, 3rd of 12, 2 1/2l behind Maggie Pink (9-0) at Kempton 7f stks 0-55 (6) pol in Oct.
Petrarchan 25-1 (8-7) In touch 7f, soon behind, tailed off, last of 14, well behind Iguacu (8-6) at Bath 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in Sep.