Just six entries here but only Perseverent Pete hasn't won and looks out of it. Dark Emerald wasn't far behind the classy Olympic Glory at Goodwood and ran well in the Coventry Stakes before scoring on fast ground over the C&D so he's no forlorn hope but Fat Gary takes a big leap in trip after scoring over 5f at Chester. High Octane attracted some support when making a winning start at Gowran but the form hasn't worked out so this looks between Van Der Neer, who made a very bright start on fast going at Yarmouth, and SEEK AGAIN. The latter gets the vote after beating a huge field in what looked a very strong maiden at Newmarket.
Fat Gary 12-1 (9-3) Went right start pressed leader, ridden 2f out, led approaching final furlong, edged left and stayed on, won at Chester 5f 2yo mdn (3) sft in May beating Mandy Lexi (8-12) by shd, 9 ran.
High Octane 10-1 (9-5) Mid-division, 8th halfway, pushed along into 5th 2f out, stayed on to challenged under 1f out, soon led and kept on well, won at Gowran Park 7f 2yo mdn aut gs in Sep beating Military Device (9-5) by 1 3/4l, 13 ran.
Seek Again (USA) 4-1 (9-3) Raced centre, keen early, tracked leaders, led over 1f out, ridden and ran on, comfortable, won at Newmarket 7f 2yo mdn (4) gd in Sep beating Regal Silk (8-12) by 2 1/4l, 19 ran.
Van Der Neer 7-2 (9-3) Tracked leader, every chance from over 1f out, led inside final furlong, pushed out, comfortable, won at Yarmouth 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Sep beating Huntsmans Close (9-3) by 1 3/4l, 11 ran.
Dark Emerald (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) Took keen hold early, in touch, pushed along halfway, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7, 6l behind Wentworth (9-2) at Newbury 1m 2yo stks (2) gf in Sep.
Perseverent Pete (USA) 9-1 (7-12) Prominent, ridden and every chance over 2f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 9, 7l behind Santo Prince (9-7) at Brighton 7f 2yo hcp 0-75 (5) hvy.