Fieldgunner Kirkup had his first five starts over this trip but his last 15 have been over further. His recent victories have been over 7f and he's now on a career-high mark. It's a long time since Beckermet won over 6f but he'll handle the ground and has slipped down the ratings to a mark he can win from while Frequency, who has won 11 races, has a victory on soft ground to his credit though he's better on quicker going or Polytrack. BREEZOLINI has had a light campaign and has been running well enough to to suggest she can go in again as both victories this year have come on very heavy going at Doncaster and Hamilton - there could be a bit more improvement in her.
Fieldgunner Kirkup (GER) 10-1 (9-1) Tracked leader, led well over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, won at Thirsk 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gs in Sep beating Toto Skyllachy (9-7) by 1l, 15 ran.
Beckermet (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Lockantanks (9-5) at Wolverhampton 7f clm stks (6) pol.
Bond Fastrac 25-1 (9-0) Behind, never on terms, 9th of 16, 5l behind Orbit The Moon (9-0) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gf in Jul.
Dickie's Lad (IRE) 2-1 (9-3) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, stayed on to take 3rd place inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 4 1/2l behind Last Sovereign (8-11) at Wolverhampton 5f clm stks (6) pol in Sep.
Frequency 20-1 (9-4) Held up behind far side, stayed on into mid-division over 1f fout, never near leaders, 13th of 23, 12l behind Jack Dexter (9-8) at Ayr 6f hcp (4) hvy in Sep.
The Nifty Fox 11-1 (9-1) Mid-division stands' side, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 13th of 16, 15l behind Jamaican Bolt (9-7) at Ayr 5f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Sep.
Breezolini 11-1 (8-8) Slowly away in rear, ridden over 2f out, headway approaching final furlong, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 3 1/2l behind Coolminx (8-12) at Hamilton 6f flls hcp 0-95 (3) hvy in Sep.
Staff Sergeant 50-1 (8-11) Led far side group to 3f out, soon lost place, weakened over 1f out, 24th of 28, 27l behind Henry Allingham (8-13) at Newmarket 1m 1f hcp (2) gd in Sep.
Toby Tyler 10-1 (9-5) Towards rear, headway over 1f out, soon ridden, stayed on to chase leaders inside final furlong, no impression, 6th of 12, 3 1/2l behind Dickie Le Davoir (9-1) at Newcastle 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Sep.
Rothesay Chancer 20-1 (8-7) Chased leader stands' side, led stands' side over 4f out, ridden over 1f out soon edged left and merged with far side group, kept on, 4th of 16, 3l behind Jamaican Bolt (9-7) at Ayr 5f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Sep.