Smileswithhiseyes never figured in a competitive conditions race at Sandown back in April but has claims back in handicap company. RHOMBUS ran well on his reappearance over 1m4f at Newmarket on his reappearance and first start for a new yard. He scored over today's trip at Haydock for Willie Haggas last term and can return to winning ways in this. Hidden Link finished ahead of Gambolling Den when third at Bath last time and this longer trip is no problem while Breccbennach looks to have made a quick recovery having been pulled-up at Newbury last week.
Breccbennach 25-1 (9-7) Led on near side rail, pushed along over 2f out, headed 2f out, weakened and eased over 1f out, lost action and pulled up inside final furlong, in a race won by Pleasure Bent (9-4) at Newbury 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd, 14 ran.
Smileswithhiseyes (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Took keen hold, held up tracing leading trio until dropped to last halfway, outpaced and raced awkwardly over 2f out, last of 5, 16l behind Queensberry Rules (9-2) at Sandown 1m con stks (3) gd in Apr.
Rhombus (IRE) 11-4 (9-0) Close up, led halfway, ridden over 2f out, headed entering final furlong, lost 2nd near finish, 3rd of 5, 2 1/4l behind Song Light (9-0) at Newmarket 1m 4f 3yo stk 0-75 (5) gd in May.
Hidden Link 12-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, driven 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on under pressure on inside final furlong, went 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 14, 1 3/4l behind Echo Brava (9-3) at Bath 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.
Anjuna Beach (USA) 33-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride, took keen hold in rear, switched left over 2f out, some headway 1f out, no impression, 10th of 13, 6l behind Harry Bosch (9-2) at Windsor 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Gambolling Den (IRE) 22-1 (9-6) Mid-division on inside, chased leaders 3f out, ridden and kept on same pace final 2f, never on terms, 10th of 14, 6l behind Echo Brava (9-3) at Bath 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.
Bee Jay Kay 8-1 (9-5) Held up in rear, headway 2f out, edged right over 1f out, never on terms, 5th of 12, 12l behind Imperial Glance (9-0) at Salisbury 1m 3yo app hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Exclusive Waters (IRE) 25-1 (9-5) Mid-division, not much room and stumbled after about 2f, lost place 6f out, 11th of 15, 14l behind Court Pastoral (9-0) at Windsor 1m 2f 3yo mdn aut (5) gf.