PURCELL was drawn on the opposite side to the first three home when failing to figure at Newmarket last time and is capable of much better. Placed in what looked a more competitive heat than this earlier in the year, Andrew Balding's charge should go close if back to his best. Tartary will need to improves on his recent win at Bath but has the scope to do so on only his third start on Turf while Grand Denial is another who may have to more offer as he steps up in class. Can You Conga has a shout in this grade but Equitania and Red Refraction are finding life tough off their current marks.
Purcell (IRE) 14-1 (8-3) Raced stand side tracked leader, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong, 13th of 18, 7l behind Heaven's Guest (8-12) at Newmarket 6f 3yo hcp 0-105 (2) gf.
Can You Conga 18-1 (9-4) Dwelt, behind, kept on inside final furlong, never dangerous, 7th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Line Of Reason (9-7) at Pontefract 6f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gf in Jun.
Equitania 10-1 (9-5) Went right start, led, ridden and headed 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 2 3/4l behind Tax Free (9-11) at Newmarket 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Jun.
Red Refraction (IRE) 6-1 (9-7) In touch, pushed along over 2f out, kept on from over 1f out, one pace, 3rd of 6, 1 1/2l behind Sylvia Pankhurst (8-11) at Chester 6f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
Grand Denial (IRE) Evensfav (9-0) Prominent, led over 4f out, hard driven and edged right to rail inside final furlong, ran on well and always holding on, won at Windsor 6f 3yo stk 0-75 (5) gf in Jun beating Charter (9-0) by 1/2l, 6 ran.
Alcando (IRE) 3-1 (8-10) Led until 3f out, chased winner until 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 4, 7l behind Tartary (8-6) at Bath 6f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) fm.
Tartary (IRE) 7-2 (8-6) Pressed leader, led narrowly 3f out, narrowly headed over 1f out, ridden to lead again inside final furlong, ran on, won at Bath 6f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) fm beating Jillnextdoor (9-3) by nk, 4 ran.
Ceelo 4-1 (9-6) Led, ridden and headed approaching final furlong, lost 2nd inside final furlong, no extra in 4th close home, 4th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Mambo Spirit (9-0) at Salisbury 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Surge Ahead (IRE) 13-2 (9-6) Led and set steady pace, ridden and edged right over 1f out, no extra and headed final towards finish, 2nd of 9, 1/2l behind Bosham (8-8) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Khefyn (IRE) 7-1 (9-7) In touch, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Jimmy Elder (9-5) at Chepstow 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.