Trainer Mark Johnston can enjoy a welcome boost on the eve of Glorious Goodwood with Polarisation set to make it third time lucky in the Play BetVictor Casino On Your Mobile Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Ayr.
The Middleham maestro has built up a tremendous record at Goodwood's summer showpiece meeting over the years and his string continue in fine form ahead of five days of exhilarating sport on the Sussex Downs.
Polarisation has not yet done enough to earn himself a journey south, but has nevertheless shaped with plenty of promise in two starts to date.
The well-related juvenile let down odds-on backers on his racecourse debut on the Southwell all-weather, but still offered plenty of hope for the future by filling the runner-up spot.
He was pitched in at a higher level on his second start at York and although he came up short once again in third, time may tell that it was a fair effort, with the winner Flaming Spear looking every inch a Pattern horse in the making.
There does not appear to be anything of that calibre in the opener in Scotland and Polarisation should be a very tough nut to crack.
Classy Anne has already shown a liking for Ayr this season and is capable of defying top-weight in the Download The Instabet App From BetVictor Handicap.
Jim Goldie's filly made just one appearance as a juvenile and looked fairly ordinary after finishing her three-year-old campaign with rating of 51.
However, another winter under her belt has clearly done Classy Anne the world of good as she has looked much improved in 2014.
Following a couple of readying runs, the daughter of Orientor won cosily over this course and distance in late May and, with confidence boosted, it did not take her long to complete a hat-trick with successive victories across the country at Hamilton.
A slightly disappointing effort at Musselburgh next time is easily forgiven as it came at the end of a busy couple of weeks and she is better judged on her latest effort at this track when going down by just a short-head.
Classy Anne is a filly still firmly on the upgrade and assuming these slightly quicker conditions do not inconvenience her too much, it would be a surprise if she is not involved in the finish once again.
The Michael Bell-trained Jargon overcame adversity to win at Brighton a week and a half ago and can follow up in the 32Red Novice Median Auction Stakes at Lingfield.
The Naaqoos colt was far from disgraced when fifth on his Windsor debut and was heavily supported for his second appearance by the seaside.
Despite having the door shut in his stage at a crucial stage and being badly hampered, Jargon picked up really well once in the clear and one wonders how easily he might have won had things not gone against him.
He faces a slightly tougher task as he makes his debut on the all-weather, but he should be up to the job.
Roger Charlton's Sleep Walk may have achieved very little when bolting up at the first of asking at Bath, but she can be relied upon to follow up in the Download The Unibet Pro App Fillies' Handicap at Windsor.
From the family of former stable stars Bated Breath and Cityscape,the daughter of Oasis Dream was just 1-9 for her introduction, evidence of the lack of strength in depth, but she could not have been more impressive in winning by four lengths.
She begins her handicap career off a mark of 65 and given there is endless scope for improvement, that could prove very lenient.
Uttoxeter keep the flag flying for the National Hunt game and David Pipe's talented hurdler Azza looks a good bet to make a winning start over fences in the Derek Fowler Transport Beginners' Chase.
AYR: 2.00 POLARISATION (NAP), 2.30 Bearskin, 3.00 Classy Anne, 3.30 Gold Chain, 4.00 Rust, 4.30 Blue Sonic, 5.00 Push Me, 5.30 Benidorm.
GALWAY: 5.10 Ridestan, 5.40 Artful Artist, 6.10 Jamaica, 6.45 Quick Jack, 7.15 Bobby's Heart, 7.45 Annus Mirabilis, 8.15 Call Vinnie.
LINGFIELD: 2.15 Jargon, 2.45 Big City Boy, 3.15 Twilight Angel, 3.45 Give Us A Reason, 4.15 Oasis Mirage, 4.45 Barwick, 5.15 Sawwala, 5.45 With Hindsight.
UTTOXETER: 5.50 Tender Surprise, 6.20 Azza, 6.55 Yasir, 7.25 Calusa Star, 7.55 Cygnet, 8.25 Dorry K, 8.55 Berea Venture.
WINDSOR: 6.00 Judicial, 6.35 Drumkilbo, 7.05 Sleep Walk, 7.35 Soul Of Motion, 8.05 Bertie Moon, 8.35 On Stage.
DOUBLE: Polarisation and Sleep Walk