Regal Acclaim won on soft ground at Catterick in April and was second at Redcar off his new mark earlier this month. He seems certain to be in the shake-up here while Catterick runner-up Balti's Sister seems to be back on track and Endless Applause wasn't disgraced on her reappearance, though has yet to prove she stays this far of handles soft ground. FLAVIUS VICTOR for his comeback run at Lingfield where he blew the start and then pulled too hard. He went close on a couple of occasion last year and is fairly treated here, despite sharing top weight.
Flavius Victor (IRE) 20-1 (8-11) Keen raced wide held up, ridden over 1f out, never a factor, 7th of 13, 4l behind Delft (9-7) at Lingfield 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in May.
Tinzapeas 14-1 (9-0) In rear, headway over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, one pace, 5th of 11, 8l behind Amber Silk (9-5) at Goodwood 1m 3yo fll hcp 0-80 (4) gf in May.
Duke Of Aricabeau (IRE) 11-4fav (9-6) Chased leaders on inside, driven over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went 2nd post, no chance with winner, 2nd of 11, 1 3/4l behind Phoenix Clubs (9-1) at Carlisle 5f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Aug.
La Salida 16-1 (9-5) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, no impression, 9th of 14, 12l behind Dancheur (9-4) at Redcar 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Bond Style 10-3 (9-1) Started slowly and stumbled after start, soon recovered to chase leaders, went 3rd over 5f out until over 2f out, ridden and no impression when hung left over 1f out, rallied to 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Speedy Yaki (9-1) at Wolverhampton 7f 3yo clm stks (6) pol in Feb.
Baileys Over Ice 8-1 (9-7) Held up in rear, pushed along over 4f out, well beaten 2f out, 9th of 10, 20l behind Next Cry (9-4) at Kempton 1m 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Nov.
Atlantis Crossing (IRE) 4-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, behind, pushed along halfway, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to threaten, 5th of 8, 5l behind Love Tale (9-3) at Salisbury 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in May.
Regal Acclaim (IRE) 5-1 (8-8) Chased leaders, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, kept on and no impression, 2nd of 14, 2 1/2l behind Dancheur (9-4) at Redcar 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Endless Applause 10-1 (8-7) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 5th of 10, 7l behind Dutch Rose (9-0) at Ripon 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in May.
Balti's Sister (IRE) 13-2 (8-4) Chased leaders, went 2nd over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, edged left and stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 2nd of 9, 1l behind Viking Warrior (9-10) at Catterick 7f hcp 0-70 (5) sft.
Mick Slates (IRE) 11-2 (8-7) Slowly away, tracked leader, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, kept on, always held towards finish, 2nd of 11, 1 1/4l behind Lolita Lebron (9-7) at Beverley 7f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gs in May.
Ingleby Angel (IRE) 10-1 (9-0) Prominent, ridden over 3f out, weakened 2f out, 11th of 14, 31l behind Vociferous (9-7) at Southwell 1m 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) fbs in Oct.
Only A Round (IRE) 20-1 (8-8) Keen tracked leaders, lost a couple of places 7f out, weakened over 2f out, 12th of 14, well behind Fine Altomis (9-2) at Redcar 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-55 (6) gd in May.
Tallula (IRE) 20-1 (8-7) Towards rear, outpaced and pushed along, never dangerous, 7th of 9, 11l behind Just Like Heaven (9-3) at Catterick 5f 3yo mdn aut (6) gf.