EVE caught the eye on debut placing third at Lyon Parilly. Open to further improvement and bold bid anticipated. Tofane is the pick of the debutantes. By Dabirsim and purchased at Arqana as a yearling. Could make an impression despite lack of experience. Pernilla is a first race starter by Style Vendome. Potential to hit the frame. Black Mimi is expected to progress from disappointing initial attempt.
POINTE ROUGE has not been able to make the frame on the flat. First start for a new yard and improvement expected over obstacles. Leading chance. Indian Song returns after a short break. Last seen finishing mid-field at Lyon la Soie over 2150m and will enjoy switch to hurdling. Hop La De Sivola is a first race starter by Noroit. Could make an impression on debut. Big One was pulled up in listed company on racecourse debut. Better expected dropping in class.
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MOKO showed ability with a good fifth at Salon de Provence over 2000m last time. Further distance may spark additional improvement. Beautiful Timing was an expensive purchase at Tattersalls as a yearling. By Dubawi and expected to make a bold bid on debut. Lovely Dolly produced a solid start to her career with a fourth at Lyon la Soie. Only beaten 2L at the line and open to further progression. Listentome could go close despite lack of experience.
WAKISASHI ONE has won once and placed twice from his last four outings. Returned after a three month spell with a fourth at Moulins and expected to improve. Roxo Has was unable to hit the frame when fourth at Angers latest. Well-supported on that occasion and bold bid anticipated. Purple Light produced a near career-best performance to be third in listed company two back. Disappointing since and holds place claims. Korum completes the shortlist.
CHEVALIER CATHARE returns after a nine month break. Some useful form in the book and will appreciate drop in class for reappearance. Leading chance. Qamka is taking on easier competition despite solid 1.6L sixth in listed company at Longchamp in November. Remains unexposed after four career starts. Ashtara goes well against this standard of rival and holds each way claims. Himola could sneak a placing.
ADELPHIE impressed scoring by 4.5L at this venue in November. Expected to go closer on seasonal reappearance and will improve for the run. Woot City produced a better performance when third in a Class 1 conditions latest. Interesting on that form. Gelinka can make a bold bid after a fifth at Saint Cloud upon return. Poet’s Black holds each way claims.
BARCHETTA has placed past three runs and is nearing a victory. Narrowly beaten at this venue latest behind Lorlisalsa and remains well-handicapped. Leading chance. La Fibre is capable of overcoming top weight. Returned after a short spell with a fourth at Lyon Parilly. Respect. Teryag caught the eye with a success at Cagnes Sur Mer in February. Can play a role. Misva holds each way claims.
ENJOY THE SILENCE is ready to break through for a success with two placings from past three outings. Plenty of ability and rates well. Dark Road was showing some useful form prior to a short break. Winner at Pont de Vivaux earlier in the year and bold bid anticipated. Mathix produced a better effort when fifth at Lyon Parilly latest. Place contender. Silent Fortune holds each way claims.
DIAM SPIRIT will be looking to break through for a maiden victory. Strong each way record with nine placings from fourteen career starts and must be respected. Leading chance. Licankabur was a winner of a claimer at Deauville two back and struggled subsequently in handicap company. Better expected at this level. Diva Du Dancing is consistent and holds each way claims. Monte Cinto is a place contender.
RIQUET produced an excellent performance when narrowly beaten at Vichy to finish second over 2000m. Another bold bid anticipated. Grey Vendome returns after a three month break. Disappointing at Cagnes Sur Mer in latest and better expected. Beleave You can take advantage of a low weight. Holds each way claims. Charly completes the short list after a second at Strasbourg.
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