Emirates Echo will be a warm order stepping up in distance having finished second at Windsor last time. He was still beaten six lengths, however, and KICKEN OFF makes more appeal as he was headed at the post over 5f here a week ago and can put that experience to good use today. Phil McEntee's colt gets the nod as the remainder have shown little so far with It's Only Business perhaps the best of them on his latest sixth at Windsor.
Buy Art 4-1 (9-3) Slight lead, narrowly headed halfway, chased leaders, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7, 11l behind Cuisine (9-3) at Bath 5f 2yo mdn (5) gs.
Emirates Echo 2-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, chased leaders, ridden and effort to go 2nd 2f out, no impression on winner final furlong, just held on for 2nd, 2nd of 3, 6l behind Annunciation (9-0) at Windsor 5f 2yo nov stk (5) gf in May.
It's Only Business 66-1 (8-10) Rider lost right iron leaving stalls, with leaders, still ridden and disputing 2nd over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 13, 9l behind Silver Ridge (9-3) at Windsor 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) sft.
Kicken Off (IRE) 15-2 (9-3) Tracked leader, ridden and every chance over 1f out, led inside final furlong, headed post, 2nd of 3, shd behind Belle Intrigue (8-12) at Brighton 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) sft.
Tough Question 200-1 (9-3) Mid-division, ridden 4f out, weakened over 2f out, 8th of 9, 21l behind Bungle Inthejungle (9-3) at Salisbury 5f 2yo mdn (4) gf in May.
Madam Moreton 33-1 (9-0) Outpaced in mid-division, never a factor, 7th of 8, 20l behind City Image (9-0) at Windsor 5f 2yo stks (5) sft.