Lady Lunchalot bids for hat-trick off a 4lb higher mark having landed a double at Lingfield and Bloodsweatandtears steps up in trip after dead-heating for first over a mile at the same track. But Understory was only beaten a length on his latest start and Spring Tonic finished just ahead of Enriching when third over course and distance three weeks ago. All of the above have claims, but another chance goes to MIGUEL GRAU. The latter has recorded a couple of placed efforts on the Polytrack of late and can race off the same mark as when second at Wolverhampton last month.
King Olav (UAE) 33-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders, went 2nd over 10f out until approaching final 2f, weakened quickly and eased over 1f out, 12th of 13, 16l behind Presburg (8-12) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Nov.
Sugar Hiccup (IRE) 11-4fav (9-1) Tracked leaders, effort to press winner entering final 2f, every chance, driven and ran on, unable to quicken final strides, 2nd of 7, nk behind L Frank Baum (9-4) at Ffos Las 2m hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Aug '12.
Storm Runner (IRE) 25-1 (9-1) Always behind, 10th of 12, 9l behind Scottish Glen (9-7) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
Imperator Augustus (IRE) 33-1 (8-0) Steadied start, behind, headway over 1f out, never nearer, 7th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Scottish Glen (9-2) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Understory (USA) 10-1 (9-3) Led, headed 8f out, tracked leaders, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 12, 1l behind Gaelic Silver (9-4) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Spring Tonic 6-1 (9-0) Held up towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on final furlong, 3rd of 10, 3/4l behind Thankyou Very Much (8-9) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Enriching (USA) 16-1 (9-2) Held up in touch, kept on and ridden final furlong, 4th of 10, 1l behind Thankyou Very Much (8-9) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
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.
Top Diktat 6-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, lost place 3f out, weakened 2f out, 8th of 11, 23l behind Honoured (9-1) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs in Nov.
Miguel Grau (USA) 9-4fav (9-0) Led narrowly, driven 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, well held towards finish, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind No Dominion (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
Whitby Jet (IRE) 11-4fav (9-2) Raced wide, help up, ridden and headway over 1f out when not clear run and switched right, kept on, never dangerous, 5th of 12, 10l behind Gaelic Silver (9-4) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Bloodsweatandtears 10-1 (9-7) In rear, headway on outer entering final 2f out, edged left and stayed on to lead final strides (placed second), in a race won by Tee It Up Tommo (9-2) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Nov, 11 ran.
Lady Lunchalot (USA) 8-1 (9-6) Prominent, ridden to lead inside final furlong, ran on, won at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Nov beating Persian Patriot (9-2) by 1l, 11 ran.
Shalambar (IRE) 20-1 (9-3) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, no extra, 7th of 10, 5l behind Ssafa (9-5) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.