SPARTAN ANGEL showed enough on her hurdling debut to suggest she can land this moderate affair. Two of those who finished ahead of her over 2m here last month have won since and, on a line through Midnight Minx, she appears to have the beating of recent Uttoxeter fourth Kentford Myth. Winning pointer Call Me Emma and Sirrah Star have both been placed in bumpers and look the pick of the remainder.
Alderley Heights 100-1 (10-12) Towards rear, jumped left and not fluent 2nd, pushed along 6th, soon behind, 10th of 15, 28l behind Makadamia (10-12) at Exeter 2m 3f mares NH nov hdl (4) gd in May.
Call Me Emma (IRE) 5-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 8l behind Kilronan High (10-12) at Towcester 2m mares n h flat (6) gs in May.
Eohippus (IRE) Dushyantor mare out of Muriel's Pride.
Jeans Lady 20-1 (10-9) Prominent, ridden 7f out, lost place 6f out, soon well beaten, 8th of 11, 38l behind Great Try (11-2) at Southwell 2m (4) std in Feb.
Shakespeare Dancer 200-1 (10-2) Always in rear, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Doctor Harper (10-12) at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (3) gs in Nov, 18 ran.
Sirrah Star (IRE) 12-1 (10-10) Took keen hold in mid-division, weakened over 6f out, 8th of 10, well behind Caitys Joy (10-10) at Fakenham 2m mrs NH flat (4-7yo) (5) gd in Apr.
Spartan Angel (IRE) 5-2 (11-0) Tracked leading pair, pushed along after 4 out, hit 3 out, lost 3rd next, weakened before last, 4th of 14, 13l behind Supreme Present (11-0) at Worcester 2m mdn hdl (5) gf in May.
The Iron Maiden 66-1 (10-12) Mid-division, under pressure over 4f out, weakened over 3f out, 8th of 16, 36l behind Fire Tower (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m mares n h flat (6) gd in May.
Velvet Cloud (IRE) 7-1 (11-0) To & pu last, in a race won by Surprise Us (11-7) at Kingston Blount 2m 5f ptp gs in May '12, 11 ran.
Kentford Myth 12-1 (10-2) Held up in rear, took keen hold, headway 7th, one pace and well held by leaders from 3 out, 4th of 8, 11l behind Midnight Minx (10-11) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) gs in May.
Queen Of The Stage (IRE) 14-1 (10-8) Held up mid-division, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 10, 22l behind Kilronan High (10-12) at Towcester 2m mares n h flat (6) gs in May.