Another sizeable maiden race over 7f on good to soft going. A few horses worth a mention although not particularly motivated by this first division.
Bing Bang Bang is worth noting in the betting. Holds fair each-way claims if priced 10/1 & less. If weak in the betting, best watched.
Pincheck has been relatively fancied both starts to date but trailed home at Nottingham over 1 mile and half a furlong. Interesting to see how this 370,000E yearling purchase goes here dropping back in trip. The owner, Jon S Kelly, will be feeling a big loss in his pocket if better isn't seen.
Power Power is a 45,000G breeze-up buy trained by Marco Botti. The stable can go well with debutantes but the betting is the best guide. If priced 10/1 & less has fair each-way claims. If outside this guide, take a watching brief.
Mere Brow has been a difficult filly to get a handle. This daughter of Clodovil is owned by David Armstrong and cheap purchase at £3000. Readers may remember I have spoken about this two-year-old before and I would imagine there have been words between her original trainer Ann Duffield. She has been raced over 5/6f which is definitely on the short side. Certainly, the minimum trip is much too short witnessing her last effort at Redcar. There was money for this bay filly but it was it was wasted. Bryan Smart trains this youngster for Armstrong and stepping up to 7f for the first time. I have just about lost faith with this juvenile. If she has ability it seems a strange decision to run at maiden class when has an offical rating of 64. A handicap would seem to be the best approach but Smart is a talented trainer who knows best. I will be watching with interest.
John Gosden fields Peaceful Passage is a homebred daughter of War Front. This stable can ready a debutante and they often take some beating when priced 5/2 & less SP. Even outside this price range has decent each-way claims. In a race that looks weak on talent one of the better prospect.
Game Starter hails from Saeed bin Suroor's stable whose debutantes have been hitting the frame and definitely worthy of respect.
William Haggas is another trainer who has the Midas touch this season and Original Choice should appreciate this step up to 7f.
Conclusion: A mishmash of form horses and debutantes. It looks an open affair and if one of these has ability it may be an impressive winner. A watching race.