Although he's not without a chance, Speightowns Kid would be a stronger fancy if this was over the minimum trip and the same can be said of recent 5f winner Pick A Little and Wolverhampton specialist Perlachy. Elhamri seemingly saves his best for Southwell nowadays so a chance is taken on HINTON ADMIRAL. He was competing against and beating higher rated horses in claimers on the Polytrack earlier in the year and, back on a winning mark, Conor Dore's charge is fancied to come out best in this.
Speightowns Kid (USA) 9-1 (9-11) In rear, ridden halfway, headway when hampered approaching final furlong, stayed on to go 3rd towards finish, not reached leaders, 3rd of 12, 3 1/2l behind Cruise Tothelimit (8-13) at Newbury 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Jun.
Chevise (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Tracked winner, ridden 2f out, soon weakened, last of 6, 9l behind Strictly Pink (8-7) at Lingfield 6f fll hcp (0-75) (5) pol in Mar.
Pick A Little 3-1 (9-9) Prominent, led 4f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, ran on well to lead again towards finish, won at Kempton 5f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Jun beating Black Baccara (9-11) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Hinton Admiral 25-1 (8-13) Always behind, 12th of 14, 13l behind Cardinal (8-8) at Windsor 6f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Jun.
Punching 20-1 (9-13) Led 1f, lost place 2f out, soon well held, last of 11, 17l behind Pick A Little (9-9) at Kempton 5f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Jun.
Flashbang 20-1 (9-1) Held up, headway when hung left from over 1f out, kept on same pace, 6th of 12, 6l behind Cruise Tothelimit (8-13) at Newbury 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Jun.
Perlachy 12-1 (8-13) Soon pushed along towards rear, ridden 2f out, headway approaching final furlong, kept on one pace, 5th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Greenhead High (8-6) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Feb.
Elhamri 25-1 (9-2) Always in rear, last of 10, 5l behind Autocracy (8-4) at Lingfield 5f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jun.
Blueberry Fizz (IRE) 33-1 (8-1) Chased leader, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 7l behind Caramelita (9-3) at Folkestone 6f hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Jun.