As a four-year-old, TAMARILLO GROVE can claim a small weight-for-age allowance off his allotted handicap mark and that may be enough to swings things his way. Sophie Leech's gelding ran his best race so far when runner-up to Dereks at Newton Abbot 10 days ago. Top weight Cool Baranca his holding her form well and can make a race of it, however, while there may be more to come from Napoletano following his fourth at Sedgefield. Follow The Sun has won off a higher mark over fences and has a chance of reversing Wetherby running last month with Cool Baranca on today's revised terms, though hasn't done a lot since.
Cool Baranca (GER) 7-2 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway before 3 out, went 2nd before 2 out, ridden and every chance when jumped right last, kept on same pace flat, 2nd of 9, 3 1/2l behind Ocarito (10-2) at Perth 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (4) gs.
Claude Carter 18-1 (9-13) Held up towards rear, ridden and weakened before 2 out, 5th of 16, 11l behind South Wing (12-1) at Perth 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gs in Jun.
Parc des Princes (USA) 16-1 (11-4) Held up behind, weakening when hit 4 out, 9th of 10, 48l behind Imperial Breeze (11-9) at Ayr 2m nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft in Mar.
Tamarillo Grove (IRE) 12-1 (10-0) Held up in rear, headway after 3 out, chased winner approaching 2 out, eased when no impression flat, saddle slipped, 2nd of 11, 4l behind Dereks (11-12) at Newton Abbot 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gf.
Follow The Sun (IRE) 7-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, not much room 1st, mistake 2nd, ridden 3 out, no impression, mistake last, 7th of 9, 20l behind Driving Miss Suzie (11-1) at Uttoxeter 2m nov hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf in Jun.
Friendly Love 40-1 (10-11) Held up mid-division, mistake 4 out, ridden and weakened before last, 5th of 14, 22l behind Spice Bar (11-6) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Jun.
Napoletano (ITY) 25-1 (10-3) Held up in rear, headway after 3 out, ridden approaching 2 out, stayed on same pace, 4th of 10, 8l behind Northern Acres (10-11) at Sedgefield 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Jun.
History Lesson 50-1 (11-1) In rear, jumped right and slowly, tailed off 3rd, pulled up before 5th, in a race won by Alla Svelta (11-1) at Newton Abbot 2m 1f mdn hdl (5) gs in Mar, 11 ran.
Cool Star (IRE) 33-1 (9-9) Tracked leader until approaching 2 out where not fluent, weakened before last, 6th of 11, 21l behind Manger Hanagment (11-2) at Perth 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gd in Jun.
Saddlers' Supreme (IRE) 50-1 (10-4) Held up in rear, mistake and unseated rider 2nd, in a race won by Silver Lily (11-5) at Market Rasen 2m 1f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (4) gd in Jun, 14 ran.
Railway Park (IRE) 18-1 (10-5) Tracked leaders, hampered 2nd, went 2nd approaching 4th until 3 out, soon ridden, weakened approaching 2 out, 7th of 14, 25l behind Silver Lily (11-5) at Market Rasen 2m 1f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (4) gd in Jun.
Murfreesboro 12-1 (10-2) Towards rear, hampered 4th, chased leaders approaching last (usual 2 out), ridden and stayed on to go 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner, 2nd of 14, 6l behind Ardesia (10-12) at Cartmel 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-90 (5) gd in May.