PIPE DREAM was just getting the hang of the job on his debut over 6f at Newbury when he was impeded. He still managed a decent performance and, with that under his belt, it will take a good run to lower his colours. Rock Of Dreams has gone well enough in all three starts to suggest he will be winning soon though he may have to wait for a nursery. Sir Guy Porteous has contested two very tough events at Newmarket and this is a drop in class while the newcomers Ashkari, who is extremely speedily-bred, and Takreym, who is the fifth foal of a mare that has already produced four winners, have to be respected.
Ashkari (IRE) Dutch Art colt out of Frivolity.
Bilimbi (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) Mid-division, outpaced over 2f out, never on terms, weakened final furlong, 10th of 12, 16l behind Stealth Missile (9-0) at Ascot 7f 2yo mdn (4) gd in Sep.
Hopeigetlucky Lucky Story gelding out of Maxilla.
Majorities Major Cadeaux gelding out of Mania.
Pipe Dream 9-1 (9-5) Dwelt raced wide held up, pushed along and outpaced 2f out, stayed on final furlong, not trouble leaders, 4th of 11, 6l behind Cape Wrath (9-5) at Newbury 6f 2yo mdn (4) sft in Sep.
Rock Of Dreams (IRE) 20-1 (9-5) Tracked winner, ridden 2f out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 15, 5l behind Fracking (9-5) at Goodwood 7f 2yo mdn (5) gd in Sep.
Royal Preserve 33-1 (9-5) Always towards rear, 12th of 15, 11l behind Mitraad (9-5) at Newmarket 7f 2yo mdn (4) gf in Sep.
Salmon Sushi 66-1 (9-5) Slowly away, behind, shaken up when good headway over 1f out, never near to challenge, 9th of 15, 9l behind Mitraad (9-5) at Newmarket 7f 2yo mdn (4) gf in Sep.
Sir Guy Porteous (IRE) 66-1 (9-3) Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened approaching final furlong, 12th of 17, 15l behind Oklahoma City (9-3) at Newmarket 7f 2yo aut (2) gf.
Takreym (IRE) Clodovil gelding out of Somoushe.