FEARBUSTER (best price 7/4)
exhibited a fair amount of ability before fading in the closing stages on debut at Wolverhampton and is expected to build on that promising performance and take a hand in the finish of this seemingly weaker affair. Hugo Palmer’s charge certainly knew her job at the Dunstall Park venue - showing bright speed to race handy in the early exchanges of what turned out to be a generously run contest - but as she was forced to race wide throughout, it came as little surprise to see the daughter of Fastnet Rock fade in the closing stages. Better drawn on this occasion and with that vital experience under her belt, the combination of those two factors make her a more enticing proposition second time around. With Belle Mare Plage looking exposed, the danger may stem from the lightly-raced Aksum, who showed bright speed before hitting the wall a furlong out over 6f last time.