DUBAWI ISLAND won his maiden in good style on the Fibresand at Southwell last month but he'd gone close over C&D before that. Still improving, James Tate's three-year-old is fancied to score on his handicap debut. Little Black Book went close in a decent handicap at Wolverhampton on Friday and can figure again while Great Shot can usually be relied on to run his race and makes more appeal than Sir Trevor. Snow Trooper remains 6lb higher than June's victory at Windsor, however, while Shamir needs to step up on his recent form despite today's drop in class.
Shamir 50-1 (8-6) Held up, kept on final furlong, never nearer, 8th of 16, 6l behind Shavansky (8-6) at Kempton 1m hcp (2) pol.
Dubawi Island (FR) 2-1fav (9-3) Led after 1f, pushed along over 2f out, clear over 1f out, ridden out, won at Southwell 1m 3yo mdn stks (5) fbs in Aug beating Centrifugal (9-3) by 7l, 7 ran.
Simayill 20-1 (9-9) In touch, pushed along over 2f out, weakened soon after, last of 11, 11l behind Star Links (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Mississippi 11-4fav (9-5) Dwelt soon switched left, headway on outer to track leaders over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, effort over 1f out, kept on one pace, 6th of 9, 4l behind Idler (8-12) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Little Black Book (IRE) 11-1 (9-0) Towards rear, pushed along halfway, headway over 2f out, chasing leaders when not clear run and squeezed through over 1f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, stayed on, 3rd of 11, 1l behind Emkanaat (8-9) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Snow Trooper 20-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace, 7th of 12, 4 1/2l behind Hefner (9-1) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jul.
Nibani (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Held up in rear, headway over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, never on terms, 6th of 13, 16l behind Shades Of Grey (9-2) at Newbury 1m 3f app hcp (5) sft in Jul.
Great Shot 7-2fav (9-9) Tracked leader, ridden 2f out, edged right over 1f out, soon headed, stayed on one pace, 2nd of 10, 1 1/2l behind Majuro (9-3) at Epsom Downs 7f hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Sir Trevor (IRE) 9-2fav (9-4) Soon led, headed over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 13, 5l behind Sky Crossing (9-2) at Kempton 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol.