MEN DON'T CRY returned an easy five-length winner at Ffos Las on his latest start. He can defy a 7lb rise and follow up given most of the opposition are struggling for form. Helamis is an exception as she ran well again at Yarmouth last time having scored at the same track before that but Hawaiian Freeze has failed to figure since winning at Bath in June. Dalliefour still looks too high in the weights so Two Sugars is preferred with a recent comeback run on the Polytrack here under his belt.
Royal Alcor (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Dwelt in rear, ridden 3f out, headway over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 5th of 11, 9l behind Minority Interest (9-5) at Nottingham 1m 2f app hcp 0-60 (6) gd.
Spiritual Art 50-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, closed over 3f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 10, 8l behind Stiff Upper Lip (9-4) at Windsor 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jul.
Two Sugars 20-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, reminders over 4f out, weakened well over 2f out, 9th of 13, 11l behind Posh Boy (9-2) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.
Men Don't Cry (IRE) 9-1 (8-9) Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on strongly, won at Ffos Las 1m 4f hcp (6) gf in Jul beating Chasin' Rainbows (9-3) by 5l, 8 ran.
Fushicho 7-2 (9-0) Took keen hold, tracked leading pair, driven and kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 6, 5l behind Speed Steed (9-7) at Bath 1m 5f hcp 0-60 (6) fm in Jul.
Fire In Babylon (IRE) 12-1 (8-10) Held up, dropped to rear 8f out, behind when eased over 1f out, last of 11, 46l behind Scribe (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 6f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Dalliefour (IRE) 6-4fav (9-7) Led, headed 5f out, chased clear leader, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 4 1/2l behind Artful Prince (9-0) at Yarmouth 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-55 (6) gf in Jul.
Hawaiian Freeze 33-1 (8-12) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, never on terms, 8th of 14, 6l behind Santadelacruze (9-7) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
El Libertador (USA) 5-1 (9-1) Took keen hold tracking leading pair, went 2nd 8f out, no chance with winner 2f out, ridden over 1f out, lost 2nd inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 3rd of 7, 5l behind Right Stuff (9-13) at Lingfield 1m 4f sell stks (6) pol in Jun.
Helamis 14-1 (8-3) Held up mid-division, headway to chase winner over 4f out, challenged 2f out, soon ridden, kept on and always held, 2nd of 8, 1 3/4l behind Nullarbor Sky (9-0) at Yarmouth 1m 3f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Jul.
Emerald Art (IRE) 50-1 (8-6) Raced wide in rear, pushed along 6f out, ridden 3f out, headway over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 7th of 11, 16l behind Venue (9-0) at Salisbury 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gf in Jun.