Richard Hannon's youngster was dropping back
to the minimum after three unplaced efforts over six furlongs and, on this evidence could well follow up under a 6lb penalty in the coming weeks.
EL OF A CHANCE Dropping back
in trip will suit Elhaame
While the form of that race has not worked out too well, Magician proved himself as a toplevel performer when dropping back
to a mile to win the Curragh Classic late last month.
another place to third on the fifth lap, Pierce kept this position to the chequered flag.
Hill ran wide, dropping back
to 11th while Byrne held on to second, as Stuart Easton charged through on his MSS Colchester Kawasaki.
With the return of players like Steven Pienaar, and Marouane Fellaini dropping back
into a holding midfield role, the team now has a better cohesion.