Queen Of Skies will not be winning out of turn if she can get her head in front in the toteexacta Handicap at Southwell.
The six-year-old mare looked fairly limited in her early career for Clive Cox and then Tim Pitt, but has raised her game significantly since joining the talented Michael Appleby a year and a half ago.
Since the start of 2014 the daughter of Shamardal has made 10 appearances and as well as striking gold on a couple of occasions, she has filled the runner-up spot five times.
There was a lot to like about her latest effort at Wolverhampton with the way she came home suggesting she is ready for the step up in distance she encounters on her return to Southwell.
* Selections -
Carlisle: 2.10 Solway Dornal, 2.40 Prince Of Pirates, 3.10 Duke Of Navan, 3.45 Bobs Lord Tara, 4.20 Worthy Award, 4.50 Our Boy Ben, 5.20 Down The Line.
Exeter: 2.00 Onenightinvienna, 2.30 Lamps, 3.00 Farmer Matt, 3.35 Classical Art, 4.10 Tolkeins Tango, 4.40 Full Trottle, 5.10 Marden Court.
Southwell: 2.20 Saved My Bacon, 2.50 QUEEN OF SKIES (NAP), 3.20 Electric Qatar, 3.55 Frosty Flyer, 4.30 Poppy Bond, 5.00 Reve De Nuit, 5.30 Haines.
Double: Queen Of Skies and Haines.