Maslak won last year's renewal but arrives in woeful form this time around. Foxhaven, Linkable and Edgware Road have been placed of late and should give good accounts while Stentorian has every chance off a 4lb higher mark having scored at this track on his latest outing. However, TEIDE PEAK won one of these events at Wolverhampton under today's rider in December and given today's longer trip is no problem, Paul D'Arcy's charge gets the vote to go in again.
Foxhaven 12-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, effort over 1f out, soon driven, kept on well, 3rd of 7, 1 1/4l behind English Summer (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 4f app hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Stentorian (IRE) 12-1 (9-7) Held up in rear, good headway between horses over 1f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, soon one reminder, pushed along and ran on to lead post, won at Lingfield 1m 5f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jan beating Jacobs Son (9-5) by shd, 8 ran.
Capellini 33-1 (8-13) Always towards rear, 12th of 13, 16l behind Whitby Jet (9-7) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Linkable 4-1 (9-0) Held up in touch, headway 3f out, soon chased leaders, ridden and one pace when not much room and switched right inside final furlong, no extra, 3rd of 8, 4 1/2l behind Waving (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 4f mdn auc stks (4-6yo) (6) pol in Jan.
Murfreesboro 33-1 (10-4) Chased leaders, lost place 6f out, soon behind, 11th of 15, 13l behind Kampai (10-0) at Lingfield 1m 4f amat hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Nov.
Teide Peak (IRE) 16-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, led over 1f out, driven and stayed on well final furlong, won at Wolverhampton 1m 1f am hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec beating Silver Alliance (10-9) by 1l, 10 ran.
Edgware Road 20-1 (9-4) Soon prominent, led well over 1f out, headed close home, 2nd of 10, nk behind Yourinthewill (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jan.
Maslak (IRE) 50-1 (9-4) Prominent, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 11, 16l behind Kames Park (9-10) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f Handicap (0-63) (4yo+) (6) pol in Jan.
Love Pegasus (USA) 25-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, soon lost place, no impression when not clear run over 1f out, 10th of 12, 10l behind Precision Five (9-1) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Jan.
Manshoor (IRE) 20-1 (9-7) Outpaced in mid-division, some late headway, never a factor, 6th of 14, 25l behind Bocamix (9-4) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp (6) fbs in Nov.
Jakeys Girl 16-1 (9-2) Towards rear, headway to mid-division and ridden 3f out, weakened inside final 3f, hung left final 2f, tailed off and eased inside final furlong, last of 13, 42l behind Nolecce (9-7) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp 0-50 (7) pol in Jan.