Maid Millie finally got off the mark at Kempton last week, landing an apprentice handicap, and she escapes a penalty for that success so has strong claims of following up.
That was a 0-50 contest Maid Millie won at Kempton, so this is a much stiffer task, but she is evidently on a good mark and should launch a bold bid.
Fareeq, who has a course-and-distance win to his name, arrives on the back of a creditable third at Lingfield last time and is considered the main danger.
Kilconny Bridge won her only outing in points and has made a fine start to her career under Rules, landing a bumper on debut at Plumpton and then two of her three appearances over hurdles.
She easily won a mares’ maiden hurdle over 2m7f at Exeter and then had no problem with the drop to 2m2½f when scoring on handicap debut at the same course last month.
She scored in straightforward fashion last time, making all, travelling strongly and asserting before the final flight, and a 7 lb rise for that success looks fair. She is up in trip to just shy of three miles here but that is not a problem, and she could still have more to offer.
Winter Snowdrop has yet to win from ten starts but she has been largely consistent and was a creditable third at Kempton last time.
That was her first start since September, so she is entitled to come on for the run, and this step up in trip should be in her favour. Trainer Julia Feilden is on a long losing run stretching back to August, but she has had a number of horses run well this month and her team appears to be in fine fettle.