A moderate handicap that can go to JEWELLED REEF but she is no more than a token pick with Cheap Street and Polar Annie also noted among the opposition. Eve Johnson Houghton's filly is yet to win a race but she did not run at all badly when tried here over an inadequate six furlongs but as she has already shaped with promise over a mile, we will take our chance that this half way house distance will bring about the necessary improvement. Cheap Street is a regular in events of this nature. He has actually been dropped by 2lbs since his latest placed effort at Salisbury so a note of the market is advised. Polar Annie is officially the best of these on official figures. Malcolm Saunders filly was in good nick at this time of year last season though she has yet to sparkle in this. Goodbye Cash has graduated upward from a mark of 47. Life will not be too easy for him in the future. Stand In Flames won on heavy going for Pat Eddery and makes his debut for George Baker. The draw could have been kinder. Moral Duty has clearly had training troubles though has had fewer bites of the cherry than most. Charlie Delta needs little introduction but has been desperately out of form. Jewelled Reef is selected although stakes should be kept to the minimum.
Polar Annie 5-1 (9-11) Behind, headway over 1f out, never nearer, 4th of 10, 3l behind Lucy Brown (9-9) at Salisbury 6f fll hcp (5) gf.
Stanley Goodspeed 7-1 (9-9) Held up towards rear, staying on when hung badly right over 1f out, weakened and eased final furlong, 5th of 7, 10l behind Focail Eile (10-0) at Leicester 1m hcp 0-75 (5) hvy.
Stamford Blue 12-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 8th of 16, 4 1/2l behind Littlemisssunshine (9-9) at Chepstow 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Moral Duty (USA) 7-1 (9-7) Towards rear, weakened well over 1f out, soon eased, 13th of 14, 22l behind Big Boom (8-8) at Leicester 6f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Jul.
Stand In Flames 10-3 (8-11) Soon tracked leaders, ridden to lead 2f out, driven out, won at Leicester 7f 3yo & 4yo sll (5) hvy beating La Belle Joannie (8-11) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Deo Valente (IRE) 66-1 (9-7) Led after 1f to over 6f out, chased leader until weakened approaching 2f out, 10th of 14, 16l behind Fanunalter (9-3) at Kempton 1m mdn stks (5) pol.
Goodbye Cash (IRE) 8-1 (9-4) Led and keen, headed over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out, 5th of 13, 9l behind Lordship (8-6) at Ayr 1m app hcp 0-60 (6) sft.
Cheap Street 12-1 (9-12) Keen and mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, chased winner entering final furlong, no impression, 2nd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Getcarter (9-11) at Salisbury 7f all hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Cadeaux Fax 7-2fav (8-10) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 12th of 16, 13l behind Landucci (9-8) at Chepstow 1m app hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Avoca Dancer (IRE) 25-1 (9-5) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, 6th of 16, 6l behind Rock Anthem (9-5) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Jewelled Reef (IRE) 16-1 (9-1) Dwelt in rear, headway and switched left over 1f out, stayed on, not reached leaders, 5th of 16, 3 1/2l behind Quiquillo (9-4) at Chepstow 6f 3yo mdn hcp 0-65 (6) gd.
Viking Awake (IRE) 40-1 (8-11) Tracked leaders, every chance over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 4th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Sarasota Sunshine (9-7) at Haydock 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Charlie Delta 20-1 (9-0) Stumbled start, mid-division, outpaced over 2f out, soon weakened, 12th of 16, 8l behind Littlemisssunshine (9-9) at Chepstow 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
The City Kid (IRE) 22-1 (9-2) Mid-division, headway and switched right entering final furlong, never troubled leaders, 6th of 13, 6l behind Bertie Southstreet (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Cognac Boy (USA) 7-1 (9-5) Towards rear, headway over 2f out, stayed on well final furlong, never able to challenge, 3rd of 11, 2 1/4l behind Sir Ike (9-10) at Folkestone 7f sell stks (6) gf.
Just Spike 25-1 (9-0) In rear, ridden and headway 2f out, kept on under pressure final furlong, never troubled leaders, 7th of 16, 7l behind Landucci (9-8) at Chepstow 1m app hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Bidable 22-1 (8-3) Raced wide, held up towards rear, headway on outer over 3f out to join leaders, ridden 2fd out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 11, 5l behind Desert Dreamer (9-3) at Lingfield 7f sell stks (6) pol in Mar.