Prince Of Passion will go close if reproducing his recent form on the Polytrack and he beat Another Citizen, Going French and Methaaly at Wolverhampton last month. Spread Boy opened his account at the 36th time of asking at Carlisle and doesn't look the type to follow-up on that statistic but Interchoice Star has a shout if fully tuned-up on his return to action. TWO TURTLE DOVES has gone close on her last couple of starts and is taken to go one better today from a decent draw off only a 1lb higher mark.
Another Citizen (IRE) 14-1 (8-9) Disputed lead until ridden and lost place inside final 2f, weakened final furlong, 9th of 10, 9l behind Sovereign Street (9-7) at Newcastle 6f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Aug.
Going French (IRE) 14-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, ridden halfway, led briefly inside final 2f, headed over 1f out, weakened final 100 yards, 6th of 17, 1 3/4l behind Divine Call (9-6) at Bath 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Aug.
Prince Of Passion (CAN) 13-2 (9-3) Raced keenly, slight lead until narrowly headed over 3f out, led again 2f out, kept slight advantage until headed and not quicken final 100 yards, 2nd of 10, nk behind Belinsky (8-13) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol.
Catalyze 9-2 (9-7) Held up, ridden halfway, not troubled leaders, 6th of 7, 6l behind Simple Rhythm (8-7) at Yarmouth 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jul.
Two Turtle Doves (IRE) 9-2fav (9-6) Prominent centre, strong challenge over 2f out, driven over 1f out, held towrads finish, 2nd of 15, 3/4l behind Gypsy Rider (8-11) at Chepstow 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gd.
Aquasulis (IRE) 5-2fav (8-9) Dwelt, in touch, ridden inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, 4th of 10, 1/2l behind Ice Trooper (9-4) at Wolverhampton 5f sell stks (6) pol in Jul.
Interchoice Star 20-1 (9-1) Mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on towards finish, 2nd of 19, nk behind Half A Crown (9-4) at Redcar 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Nov.
Spread Boy (IRE) 10-1 (9-9) Tracked leaders, challenged 2f out, led inside final furlong, held on, won at Carlisle 6f ladies hcp 0-60 (6) sft in Aug beating Distant Sun (10-2) by shd, 16 ran.
Methaaly (IRE) 25-1 (9-5) Slowly into stride, in rear, not clear run 1f out, stayed on, never on terms, 7th of 12, 7l behind Pre Tax Profit (8-12) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.