AMBER ISLE scored on the Turf course at Lingfield last time beating a subsequent winner. The least exposed in today's field, she can make a winning handicap debut. Course winner Role Player faced a tough task in better company last time and can figure in this but Spellmaker is raised 6lb after winning his fifth race of the year when successful at Bath last month. Athletic has been in good form over 7f of late while Almanack is a winner without a penalty after landing an apprentice race over track and trip a week ago.
Role Player 20-1 (9-4) With leader, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 6th of 11, 6l behind Green Monkey (8-13) at Yarmouth 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gf in Jun.
Secret Missile 7-2 (9-12) Chased winner until ridden over 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, 3rd of 6, 6l behind Powerful Wind (9-9) at Brighton 5f hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Jun.
Novellen Lad (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Held up disputing 6th and off the pace, headway on inside over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never going pace to reach leaders, 4th of 10, 3l behind Shaolin (9-2) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jun.
Vincentti (IRE) 16-1 (10-0) Pressed leader, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 7th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Ishiamber (10-0) at Bath 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun.
Spellmaker 7-1 (9-0) Held up, headway on outer 2f out, soon every chance, hung left entering final furlong, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Bath 6f hcp 0-80 (4) fm in Jun beating Angelito (9-10) by nk, 8 ran.
Angel Way (IRE) 2-1fav (9-7) With leader, ridden and effort over 1f out, kept on same pace, no impression in 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 7, 4l behind Hannahs Turn (9-7) at Haydock 5f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Athletic 4-1 (9-0) Slowly away, in rear, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, stayed on towards finish, 3rd of 8, 1/2l behind Mac's Superstar (9-3) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-80 (4) pol in May.
Amber Isle (USA) 6-4fav (9-0) Made all, hard ridden when pressed over 1f out, ran on well, won at Lingfield 6f mdn stks (5) gf in Jun beating Makhfar (9-5) by 1 3/4l, 8 ran.
Dutch Interior 9-2 (9-4) Steadied start, held up in touch in rear, ridden and headway approaching final furlong, ran on, 3rd of 6, hd behind Decision By One (8-2) at Ffos Las 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun.
Sweet Talking Guy (IRE) 7-4fav (9-4) Held up, headway far side over 2f out, ridden and went 2nd 1f out, no chance with winner when lost 2nd final 100 yards, lost 3rd last strides, 4th of 8, 4l behind Uprise (9-1) at Yarmouth 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jun.
New Leyf (IRE) 14-1 (8-13) Took keen hold tracking leaders on outside, pushed along and not quicken over 2f out, driven along and stayed on from over 1f out, went 5th nearing finish, never going pace to reach leaders, 5th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Gravitational (9-3) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-80 (4) pol in Jun.
Almanack 16-1 (9-2) Soon racing in mid-division, headway under pressure over 1f out, strong run inside final furlong, went 2nd final 100 yards, led final stride, won at Kempton 6f app hcp 0-75 (5) pol beating Lucky Di (8-10) by shd, 10 ran.