Hanalei Bay's third at Wolverhampton last season is the best form on offer but he was tailed off on his recent reappearance. Pastoral Prey finished closer over 5f here last time but is more exposed than Meeting In Paris. The latter steps back up in trip after a second at Beverley and makes more appeal than Pilates, who showed no improvement when a well beaten fourth at Newmarket last time. Given today's modest opposition it would be no surprise if YARN, a half-sister to a 6f winner, proved good enough on her debut and she gets the nod for a yard with an impressive strike rate at the track.
Hanalei Bay (IRE) 10-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 8, 26l behind Muthmir (9-5) at Doncaster 6f mdn stks (5) gf in Jul.
Pastoral Prey 11-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, ridden inside final 2f, kept on same pace, no impression, 4th of 7, 1 3/4l behind Lexington Place (9-7) at Hamilton 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jul.
Cara's Delight (AUS) 100-1 (8-4) Led, headed over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 9, 8l behind Dartrix (9-4) at Ayr 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jul.
Stoneacre Oskar 100-1 (9-8) Ridden along towards rear, ran very wide into straight, never on terms, 8th of 12, 23l behind Yahilwa (8-11) at Southwell 7f mdn stks (5) fbs in May.
Lady Calantha 22-1 (8-2) Unruly before loading, outpaced after 1f, last of 5, 13l behind Secret Advice (9-7) at Musselburgh 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jul.
Meeting In Paris (IRE) 15-8 (9-0) Chased leaders, ridden inside final furlong, kept on to take 2nd close home, 2nd of 9, 1 1/2l behind Funding Deficit (9-5) at Beverley 5f mdn stks (5) gf in Jul.
Pilates (IRE) 3-1 (9-0) In touch in rear, ridden along halfway, never a factor, 4th of 6, 10l behind Narmin (9-0) at Newmarket 7f 3yo mdn (5) gf in Jul.
Princess Cayan (IRE) 100-1 (7-9) Mid-division, weakened 2f out, last of 9, 16l behind Dartrix (9-4) at Ayr 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jul.
Royal Duchess 8-1 (8-4) Chased leader, ridden over 2f out, weakened entering final furlong, 9th of 11, 9l behind Ingenti (9-0) at Hamilton 5f hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Jul.
Yarn Dutch Art filly out of Spinneret.