Bartack failed to show much improvement on his latest start and there are more likely winners in this. Hazzaat was a losing favourite at Brighton last time and Raging Bear's fourth at Sandown looks stronger form. He drops back in trip today, however, so SHEBEBI could come out best having finished a decent third at Leicester three weeks ago over today's distance. Mahmood Al Zarooni's poor strike rate here tempers enthusiasm for Ormindo and fellow newcomer Ghost Runner makes more appeal.
Banovallum 40-1 (9-3) Held up in rear, never dangerous, 10th of 12, 21l behind Montiridge (9-3) at Newbury 7f 2yo mdn (4) sft in Jul.
Bartack (IRE) 7-1 (9-3) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, 4th of 11, 8l behind Cour Valant (9-3) at Nottingham 6f 2yo mdn (5) gd in Aug.
Darkest Night (IRE) Dark Angel gelding out of Vadarousse.
Ghost Runner (IRE) Tagula colt out of Ball Cat.
Hazzaat (IRE) 2-1fav (9-3) Raced keenly, led, joined 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, one pace and held when lost 2nd in closing stages, 3rd of 5, 2 3/4l behind Rising Legend (9-3) at Brighton 7f 2yo mdn (5) gs in Aug.
Midnight Warrior Teofilo colt out of Mauri Moon.
Ormindo (USA) unknown sire gelding out of unknown dam.
Raging Bear (USA) 3-1fav (9-3) Took keen hold, led over 1f, tracked leader, led again over 1f out until 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 8, 2l behind Excess Knowledge (9-3) at Sandown 1m 2yo mdn (5) gf in Aug.
Shebebi (USA) 12-1 (9-3) In touch in rear, pushed along halfway, effort on outer over 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong, 3rd of 7, 2 1/2l behind Tamayuz Star (9-3) at Leicester 7f 2yo mdn (4) gf in Aug.
Silk Scarf 20-1 (8-12) Always behind, 7th of 9, 16l behind Grey Blue (9-3) at Beverley 1m 2yo mdn aut (5) gd in Aug.