YOUNG AMERICAN has been holding his form well this campaign, picking up plenty of minor money, and he may only have to maintain his consistency to break through here. The Great Loudini was just ahead of Jaiden’s Best when third over course and distance (C&D) and they look the main dangers.
ACCESSIBLE has found only one too strong on three of his four career outings, including over a mile on turf here last time, and the son of Tapit can get his head in front, with the switch in surface no problem.
Mr. Quality didn’t like the grass and will do better here, with similar sentiments applying to Burning Bright.
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Having numbered Distinctive Flower among her victims over C&D, WISH UPON was then only beaten just over five lengths in a Grade 2. She can show her appreciation for having her sights lowered by accounting for the returning pair Passing Out and Bramble Queen. Solar Kitten could also have a say.
CADET CONNELLY finished runner-up in a Grade 1 event at Woodbine when last seen in September and although his fitness has to be taken on trust, he appears to hold a significant class edge over these rivals and looks worth chancing. Mr. Kringle finished second in a similar event over track and trip last month and looks next best ahead of Tabled.
The complexion of this race would change dramatically if first reserve Vaunt got a run but in her absence AND I KNOW may prove the answer after finishing runner-up in a stronger event over an extended mile here earlier this month. Sharperthanme has finished runner-up on her last two starts and is respected along with Premier Justice.
Uhtred and Jack The Cat should mount bold bids again, likewise double seekers Mighty Ghost and LAST PROMISE, with narrow preference for the latter who relished the switch back to turf when landing a similar event with plenty to spare last month.
Freshman Class and Never Forget have claims on their best form but have it to prove on turf, unlike LIPSTIKLIESNLOVERS, who made the frame in a similar event here latest and has scope for further progress in first-time blinkers. Curly Wurly and Stolen Holiday are respected newcomers.
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