An Cat Dubh won his maiden here last season but hasn't progressed since on the evidence of this year's efforts. The veteran Green Park bounced back with a win at Thirsk last time but See The Storm makes more appeal on his recent victory at Warwick. Gabrial's Gift hasn't threatened in a couple of starts since scoring at Chepstow and a chance is taken on MUFTARRES. This looks less competitive than his recent task at Beverley where he found a Sir Michael Stoute-trained favourite too good and he may have the edge today with an apprentice's 7lb allowance in his favour.
An Cat Dubh (IRE) 7-1 (9-1) Held up, ridden over 2f out, never a factor, 6th of 7, 5l behind Postscript (9-7) at Haydock 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Jun.
Green Park (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders, ridden inside final furlong, led last 100 yards, kept on well, won at Thirsk 7f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun beating Kuwait Star (8-12) by 1/2l, 13 ran.
Kimbali (IRE) 13-8fav (9-0) Reluctant to go to post, led to post, reluctant to leave stalls lost all off 12 lengths, behind, some headway over 4f out, never a factor, 5th of 8, 25l behind Dozy Joe (9-2) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f sell stks (6) pol in Dec.
Elusive Hawk (IRE) 25-1 (8-6) In touch, went 3rd over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 8, 17l behind Marcret (9-7) at Chester 1m clm stks (4) gs in Jun.
See The Storm 11-4fav (9-12) Held up, headway 2f out, driven and stayed on to lead near finish, won at Warwick 7f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun beating Kakapuka (10-0) by nk, 10 ran.
Gabrial's Gift (IRE) 4-1 (8-5) Held up, ridden 3f out, soon outpaced, kept on inside final furlong, 5th of 8, 3 1/2l behind Snow Bay (9-0) at Chester 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gs in Jun.
Muftarres (IRE) 11-1 (8-11) Held up mid-division, headway over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 1 3/4l behind Altharoos (9-6) at Beverley 7f hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
One Scoop Or Two 25-1 (8-13) Tracked leader, led 4f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 11, 8l behind Albaqaa (8-10) at Haydock 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gf in May.
Nezami (IRE) 20-1 (8-10) Chased leaders, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 4th of 18, 2l behind Chookie Royale (9-0) at Doncaster 7f app hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Nov.
Masked Dance (IRE) 6-1 (8-7) In touch, ridden halfway no impression, 4th of 6, 7l behind Elusive Hawk (9-6) at Southwell 6f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs in Apr.
Piceno (IRE) 20-1 (8-4) Took keen hold, chased leading pair until over 2f out, weakened 2f out, 8th of 9, 20l behind Frontier Fighter (9-6) at Pontefract 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Apr.
Ferdy (IRE) 13-2 (9-1) Held up in rear, pushed along and headway over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 3rd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Circuitous (9-6) at Carlisle 6f app hcp (5) gd.
The Mongoose 5-1 (9-12) Held up, ridden over 2f out, kept on final furlong, not trouble leaders, 7th of 14, 3 1/2l behind Verus Delicia (9-4) at Chepstow 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gf.