1. PRETTY LIGHTS has been a disappointing one so far, top weight does not help either. SINDBAAD has been given easy runs, has a try rider and had won stylishly at this level exactly a year ago. NIGELLA was kept way back in last run, may improve with the better rider now. IBIS has been worked, was slow off yet finished well to place .
2. PERSIAN PRINCE is from a well bred mare, was given a controversial run, has been prepared well, may be supported even with average rider. TENNESSEE has impressed in gates, will improve. ATALYA is showing out in tracks, ignore last bad run. DANCING PRETTY is bred classically, has attracted in works.
PERSIAN PRINCE(2)- WIN
3. EL CAMINO was a hot favorite who was beaten by a well concealed horse at low weights, may redeem over extra furlongs. HOSHIYAAR came from way back to finish 2nd, trip will not be a problem. TROPPA BELLA goes much further than her capabilities in tackling distance.
4. SIMPLY SWEET warmed up nicely to go away from the field, has penalty to beat. STARISTOCRAT is a good type and on the up, has maintained form in tracks, is conceding serious weight to a fine sprinter in H QUEEN. FORTUNE HUNTER can place at good odds, is always a tryer. HIMALAYAN QUEEN is a fine sprinter who has a chance to repeat, has a striking handicap. FREE SPEECH has a chance to place with this rider who won on him earlier.
STARISTOCRAT(3)/SIMPLY SWEET (1)-PLACE.
5. JOSS from the weak stables has attracted in tracks. RUNNING STORM from a weak sire has tracked nicely. SAKER is nicely bred and ran in much tougher company last time. VITESSE from an ordinary sire led in and went shallow in last run, may do well.
6. MAALIK has much to do to go near a hat trick chance. SHAUGNESSEY is a capable horse and trip is to the liking. ADVANCE TO CONTACT was ridden out but could not come near the winner¸has the top rider repeating. Conman was a late 3rd, may warm up with the good rider.
ADVANCE TO CONTACT(5)/CON MAN(8)-PLACE.
7. BLACKBEAN was a strong finisher who has the rider repeating for redemption. SUNSHINE HEART should have won last time but the very ordinary ride from the rookie got her beat. SPEAR OF TRIUM had shaped well till the last furlong, may go close.
SUNSHINE HEART(6)/SPEAR OF TRIUM(8)-PLACE.
8. ASHRAFIE was an impressive forward runner, fizzled out close home. INCENTIO has come up with last run. SOOTHSAYER won in a weak group, looks very uncomfortably placed now. EXTREME LOVE has a good handicap, ignore last run. EL WONDER was shaping as a winner in last run, has a work rider now. AS GOOD AS GOLD has low weights, was beaten close home.
AS GOOD AS GOLD(10)-WIN
EXTREME LOVE(7)/ EL WONDER(8)-PLACE.
9. MYSTICAL SUNRISE runs after long, looks fit. FAJR runs on demotion in class, may be tried. WITHOUT FEAR has a jockey to pace forward with, may surprise. ZARAR was a late 3RD in an ordinary field, has a rider switch.
DAYS BEST===EL CAMINO