ROODEE QUEEN is hard to get away from in her current form. She's upped in class after landing a four-timer on her latest start at Bath, but she scored by four lengths, so a 6lb penalty is unlikely to anchor her here. Goodwood winner Perfect Pastime went close over C&D three weeks ago and has solid claims, while Dream Catcher is not without a chance if forgiven a dismal effort on the Polytrack last time. Welsh Inlet will need more after winning at Brighton last month but Regal Approval has slipped down the weights and won her maiden here last summer.
Dream Catcher (FR) 14-1 (9-4) Tracked leader, ridden halfway, weakened over 1f out, last of 12, 15l behind Great Acclaim (9-0) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-80 (4) pol.
Perfect Pastime 6-1 (9-2) Tracked leader until over 2f out, tracked leaders pushed along approaching final furlong, ridden inside final furlong, stayed on to go 2nd near finish, 2nd of 8, 1/2l behind Baldemar (9-6) at Epsom Downs 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gs.
Clara Zetkin 22-1 (8-13) Fly leapt start, mid-division, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 8, 16l behind Blanche Dubawi (9-4) at Ascot 6f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Roodee Queen 3-1 (9-5) Made all, ridden over 1f out, stayed on well inside final furlong, won at Bath 6f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gd beating Kinigi (9-0) by 4l, 5 ran.
Regal Approval 5-2fav (9-2) Chased leading trio, ridden over 2f out, no impression, stayed on, 5th of 6, 2 1/2l behind Style And Panache (8-13) at Windsor 5f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gs in Jun.
Cocohatchee 7-4fav (9-0) Slowly into stride, soon pushed along in rear, hung left under pressure from over 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on to go 2nd well inside final furlong, not reach winner, 2nd of 5, 1/2l behind Diamond Charlie (9-7) at Epsom Downs 5f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gs.
Welsh Inlet (IRE) 4-1 (8-13) Led, narrowly headed over 2f out, driven to lead again approaching final furlong, ran on well, won at Brighton 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jun beating Do More Business (8-3) by 2 1/4l, 6 ran.