Seven furlongs on ground with cut really suited ODDYSEY when the Acclamation filly scored with something in hand here last time. The Dods inmate has only had six runs to date and further improvement is therefore a reasonable expectation. A number of her opponents are not in the best of heart at present but Let's Face Facts is an exception, having kept on doggedly to claim a close fourth here this month over this trip on her first outing since last October. She rates a decent alternative if not succumbing to the dreaded 'bounce' factor. C&D winner Sabratha was second in that Ayr contest and enters the equation on ground she handles, whilst North Central would have a definite claim if returning to something like his best.
Dubai Bay (FR) 33-1 (8-10) Led, headed over 1f out, soon weakened, 6th of 11, 7l behind Eastward Ho (8-8) at Doncaster 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun.
Master Of Dance (IRE) 7-2 (9-6) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, kept on well, never reached winner, 2nd of 7, 1 1/2l behind Collateral Damage (9-7) at Hamilton 1m hcp 0-70 (5) hvy.
Chookie Avon 13-2 (9-3) Tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 8, 11l behind Cheeky Wee Red (8-2) at Musselburgh 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Jun.
Sabratha (IRE) 15-2 (9-12) Slowly into stride, held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went 2nd final stride, no impression on winner, 2nd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Goninodaethat (9-3) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft.
Berbice (IRE) 22-1 (9-8) Started slowly, held up towards rear, headway on inside 3f out, never reached leaders, weakened well over 1f out, 8th of 10, 9l behind Goninodaethat (9-3) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft.
North Central (USA) 25-1 (8-11) Tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, last of 9, 8l behind Oratory (9-7) at Ayr 1m hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Cara's Request (AUS) 9-1 (9-10) Reared start, soon recovered to lead, headed over 2f out, weakened quickly, eased over 1f out, tailed off, last of 9, 27l behind Viking Warrior (9-10) at Catterick 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Jun.
Jebel Tara 25-1 (9-4) Anticipated start and hit stalls gate, towards rear, ridden and struggling over 3f out, tailed off, last of 10, 32l behind Goninodaethat (9-3) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft.
Let's Face Facts 25-1 (8-11) In touch, ridden 3f out, headway on outside under pressure over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, almost snatched 3rd, never going pace to threaten winner, 4th of 10, 1 1/2l behind Goninodaethat (9-3) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft.
Oddysey (IRE) 15-2 (9-10) Held up in rear but in touch, headway over 2f out, led inside final furlong ran on well, won at Ayr 7f 3yo app hcp 0-65 (6) sft beating Lord Franklin (8-6) by 2 1/4l, 7 ran.
Orwellian 10-1 (8-8) Mid-division on outside, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 7th of 12, 9l behind Hi There (9-0) at Musselburgh 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Jun.
Whats For Pudding (IRE) 9-1 (8-4) Led 1f, chased leaders, went 2nd inside final 3f until over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out, 4th of 11, 18l behind Miss Ella Jade (8-0) at Pontefract 1m fll hcp (5) gd.
Boga (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Close up when clipped heels and unseated rider 2f out, in a race won by Tenancy (8-5) at Beverley 5f app hcp 0-55 (6) gs in Jun, 10 ran.
Viking Dancer 11-1 (8-3) Tracked leader, ridden and every chance over 2f out, weakened 1f out, last of 6, 14l behind Eastward Ho (9-6) at Ripon 1m hcp 0-65 (6) hvy in Jun.