Blinkers replace the usual visor on El Duque and Bill Turner's charge would have preferred a faster surface. Under Approval makes more appeal given he's won on the Fibresand at Southwell, but WHITE FLAG may handle the underfoot conditions best. It was soft going when she won at Redcar in September and Rachel Richardson's 7lb allowance gives her every chance at the weights. The remainder have plenty to find on these terms unless Dancing Juice is capable of much better than he's shown so far.
El Duque 8-1 (8-6) Tracked leader, ridden 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 10th of 12, 12l behind Ad Vitam (9-4) at Redcar 7f (6) gf in Apr.
Dancing Juice 8-1 (8-0) Dwelt headway to track winner after 1f, ridden halfway, weakened final furlong, 4th of 5, 12l behind Scarborough (8-4) at Southwell 5f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) fbs in Apr.
Nu Form Fire (IRE) 66-1 (8-11) Took keen hold, prominent, led over 3f out, soon headed, weakened over 1f out, 10th of 13, 29l behind Sheriff Of Nawton (9-10) at Redcar 1m 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) sft.
Robbian 150-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 10, 13l behind Coiste Bodhar (9-0) at Leicester 6f 3yo sll (6) gs in Apr.
Straight Gin 9-2 (8-6) Prominent on outside, ridden 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened final furlong, last of 5, 9l behind Orient Class (9-7) at Musselburgh 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gs.
Under Approval 5-2 (9-0) Led, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 2nd of 5, 8l behind Red Primo (9-0) at Southwell 6f 3yo stks 0-65 (6) fbs in Apr.
White Flag 20-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, pushed along over 3f out, weakened soon after, 9th of 10, 19l behind Dandys Perier (9-0) at Southwell 6f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) fbs in Nov.