Go Go Green has past form on fast going but this is tougher than the soft ground seller he won at Thirsk last time and stablemate Rothesay Chancer has the better recent form with a third at Ascot. Bosun Breese carries a penalty for last week's win at Ripon but still makes more appeal than the inconsistent No Hubris and rare winner Crimson Knot. LE TOREADOR ended last season with victory at Southwell but Kevin Ryan's charge is a multiple winner on Turf and, given he's made a winning seasonal debut for the last two seasons, he gets the nod on his comeback.
Le Toreador 11-8 (9-9) Made all, forged clear entering final furlong, easily, won at Southwell 5f clm stks (6) fbs in Dec beating Desert Icon (8-0) by 3 1/2l, 4 ran.
Quality Art (USA) 14-1 (9-5) Took keen hold, chased winner until entering final 2f, soon weakened, 8th of 9, 7l behind Fair Value (8-13) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) pol in Sep.
Medici Time 50-1 (8-6) Dwelt, behind, headway 2f out, ridden over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 11th of 19, 7l behind Secret Witness (9-1) at York 6f hcp 0-105 (2) gd.
What About You (IRE) 22-1 (8-9) Chased leaders to over 1f out, weakened final furlong, last of 13, 12l behind Partner (8-10) at Thirsk 5f hcp 0-100 (2) gs.
No Hubris (USA) 33-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, not much room after 1f, ridden and effort over 1f out, kept on same pace under pressure final furlong, 3rd of 12, 2 1/2l behind Mayoman (9-3) at Thirsk 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Haadeeth 33-1 (8-11) Chased leaders on outside, ridden inside final 2f, weakened and eased inside final furlong, last of 12, 13l behind Mayoman (9-3) at Thirsk 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Rothesay Chancer 8-1 (9-4) Held up in rear, good headway between horses over 1f out, disputing lead well inside final furlong, just lost out in driving finish, 3rd of 12, hd behind Moretta Blanche (9-5) at Ascot 6f hcp 0-80 (4) sft.
Go Go Green (IRE) 6-5fav (9-11) Tracked leaders on stands' side rail, switched left 2f out, soon ridden, went 2nd over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong to lead towards finish, won at Thirsk 6f sell stks (6) sft beating Green Park (9-1) by 3/4l, 10 ran.
Crimson Knot (IRE) 5-1 (9-2) Resless in stalls and dwelt, took keen hold, held up, headway over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, unable to reach leaders, 3rd of 9, 2 1/4l behind Breezolini (8-13) at Hamilton 5f hcp 0-75 (5) gs.
Style And Panache (IRE) 6-1 (8-9) Chased leaders, weakening when not much room final furlong, 13th of 14, 10l behind Sugar Beet (9-7) at Windsor 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Apr.
Bosun Breese 15-2 (9-2) Raced stand side, prominent, led that group and overall leader over 2f out, clear over 1f out, edged right inside final furlong, ran on well, won at Ripon 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gs beating Fama Mac (8-7) by 2 1/2l, 14 ran.
Diman Waters (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 5th of 8, 2 1/4l behind No Poppy (9-2) at Redcar 7f hcp 0-85 (4) sft.
Liberty Island (IRE) 9-1 (9-4) Mid-division, 8th halfway, no impression from 1f out, 7th of 14, 6l behind Balmont Mast (10-0) at Dundalk 5f hcp 50-80 pol in Oct.
The Nifty Fox 8-1 (9-3) Chased leader, pushed along when badly hampered on rails last half furlong, weakened, not recover, 7th of 9, 8l behind Breezolini (8-13) at Hamilton 5f hcp 0-75 (5) gs.