SWEHAN got off the mark over today's trip at Lingfield in November but was unfancied in the betting and never figured dropped back to a mile last time. He gets another chance here and is just preferred to Perfect Cracker, a runner-up over 1m2f on his latest start. Red Dragon has a shout on his latest effort at Wolverhampton, while Lady Lunchalot finished ahead of Understory when runner-up over track and trip last time with King Olav and Imperator Augustus well beaten.
Planetoid (IRE) 33-1 (9-9) Steadied and switched right start, held up last, headway on outside over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never nearer, 8th of 14, 4l behind Maria's Choice (9-8) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
Swehan (IRE) 16-1 (9-6) Slowly into stride, prominent, effort when hung right over 1f out, soon every chance, weakened final furlong, 5th of 11, 5l behind The Tichborne (9-7) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.
Perfect Cracker 7-2fav (9-3) Behind, headway when not clear run over 1f out, ran on final furlong, nearest finish, 2nd of 12, 3/4l behind Syncopate (8-12) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.
Travelling 25-1 (8-11) Slowly into stride, in rear, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened, tailed off, last of 13, well behind Uppercut (9-3) at Kempton 1m app hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Sep.
Eastern Dragon (IRE) 8-1 (8-12) Mid-division, weakened over 2f out, 12th of 14, 9l behind Firmdecisions (9-7) at Kempton 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.
Red Dragon (IRE) 12-1 (9-1) Close up, ridden to chase leading pair over 1f out, stayed on one pace, 3rd of 7, 1 1/2l behind Modernism (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-80 (4) pol in Dec.
Song Light 33-1 (8-10) Held up towards rear, pulled hard, some headway on inside rail over 1f out, soon no further progress, 11th of 12, 11l behind Stevie Thunder (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Nov.
Understory (USA) 9-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 7f out, led halfway, ridden and headed over 1f out, chased winner, no impression, lost 2nd post, 3rd of 11, 2l behind Miguel Grau (9-4) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
King Olav (UAE) 10-1 (9-7) Led 1f, chased leader until 7f out, chased leaders, ridden inside final 3f, weakened soon after, 8th of 11, 6l behind Miguel Grau (9-4) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Lady Lunchalot (USA) 9-1 (9-3) Soon tracking leaders, went 2nd 4f out until ridden well over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went 2nd post, no impression on winner, 2nd of 11, 1 3/4l behind Miguel Grau (9-4) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Mr Red Clubs (IRE) 9-2 (9-7) Tracked leaders on outside, ridden and close up 2f out, one pace inside final furlong, 7th of 13, 3 1/2l behind Diplomatic (9-4) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Oct.
Poitin 66-1 (8-9) Towards rear, never on terms, 8th of 9, 5l behind Dick Doughtywylie (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 2f Listed stks (1) pol in Dec.
Mountain Range (IRE) 5-2 (9-5) Held up mid-division, pushed along over 1f out, soon ridden, never dangerous, 9th of 10, 6l behind Ssafa (9-5) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Imperator Augustus (IRE) 20-1 (8-13) Steadied start, held up in rear, headway on inside over 1f out, one pace and no impression final furlong, 9th of 11, 6l behind Miguel Grau (9-4) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.