Ran on well at the death and only just failed - one to watch. Original quote: "Purple Rock - Might be a tough ask up in grade here but the horse is well and will enjoy this trip and ground. Had 5 runs for us now and has not been beaten far each time, despite not winning. Looks an open contest but we know he stays so could sneak into the frame if the race falls apart in the closing stages. Small e/w"