Mutin won his first four races in France including a Listed contest but couldn't make the step-up into Group company. He looks very well treated if back to form for new connections. Ocean Tempest, who has won twice around Chester while completing a hat-trick, is 10lb higher and a wide draw may be a problem. Ger Lyons knows what it takes to win races here so the consistent Tennessee Wildcat could be just the type for here though he looks a bit high in the weights. Bertiewhittle was beaten just a head in a Listed race at Kempton in November and David Barron will have him spot-on for a big run. FULBRIGHT finished placed in Group races here last year and would take some beating in that kind of form. He didn't do as well subsequently but is likely to be ready for this and looks the one to be on. Mont Ras had his first all-weather start at Kempton last month and did well to beat the odds-on Grey Mirage.
Muraweg (IRE) (0-0) 4th of 15, 2 1/2l behind Burren Quality (9-2) at Qatar(QA) 1m 3yo stk gd in Feb.
Ocean Tempest 11-4fav (9-7) Tracked leaders on inside and always going well, switched right tracking leader well over 1f out, led over 1f out, soon ridden clear, eased close home,, won at Chester 7f hcp 0-95 (3) gd in Sep beating Rene Mathis (8-12) by 4 1/2l, 12 ran.
Tennessee Wildcat (IRE) 22-1 (9-5) Waited with towards rear, ridden into 4th from 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong to go 2nd without troubling winner, 2nd of 8, 1l behind Cristoforo Colombo (9-5) at Dundalk 6f 3yo stks pol in Oct.
Bertiewhittle 8-1 (9-2) Held up in rear, good headway over 1f out, disputing 2nd inside final furlong, finished well, not quite get up, 2nd of 10, hd behind Sirius Prospect (9-4) at Kempton 1m Listed stks (1) pol in Nov.
Fulbright 14-1 (9-9) Tracked winner, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 5, 22l behind Graphic (9-4) at Nottingham 1m (2) sft in Nov.
Modern History (IRE) 16-1 (9-0) 4th of 13, 2l behind Mufarrh (9-6) at Meydan(UAE) 1m hcp in Feb.
Mont Ras (IRE) 9-2 (9-4) Tracked leaders, outpaced halfway, rallied over 1f out, stayed on well to lead towards finish, won at Kempton 7f stks (3yo+) (2) pol in Dec beating Grey Mirage (9-4) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
My Freedom (IRE) 2-1fav (9-5) Took keen hold tracking leaders on outside, went 2nd 3f out, challenged over 1f out, led 1f out, shaken up and clear inside final furlong, won at Wolverhampton 7f 3yo hcp 0-105 (2) pol in Oct beating Solar Deity (9-2) by 1 1/2l, 12 ran.
Lui Rei (ITY) 12-1 (8-11) 4th of 10, 4l behind Russian Rock (8-11) at Jebel Ali(UAE) 5f Listed stks (1) in Mar.
Jamesie (IRE) 7-2 (9-9) Soon mid-division on inner, 6th before straight, ridden in pursuit of winner in 2nd 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, not reach winner, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Seanie (9-2) at Dundalk 7f hcp pol in Oct.
Maraheb 6-1 (9-11) 7th of 12, 8l behind Alnashmy (9-1) at Meydan(UAE) 7f hcp in Dec.
Mutin (FR) 14-1 (8-11) last of 9, 23l behind Triple Threat (8-11) at Maisons-Laffitte(FR) 1m 2f 3yo Grp 2 (1) gd in Jul.
Proud Possibility (USA) (0-0) won at Jagersro(SWE) 6f 4yo stks in Sep, 0 ran.
Rochdale 33-1 (9-0) 6th of 8, 13l behind Surfer (9-0) at Meydan(UAE) 1m 3yo stks in Dec.
Spirit Of Battle (USA) 11-2 (9-0) 2nd of 15, 1/2l behind Forjatt (9-3) at Jebel Ali(UAE) 7f stks (3yo+) in Mar.
Alnashmy (FR) 33-1 (9-1) won at Meydan(UAE) 7f hcp in Dec beating Comicality (8-6) by 2l, 12 ran.
Final Button (SAF) 16-1 (8-9) 5th of 9, 7l behind Rerouted (9-6) at Meydan(UAE) 7f hcp in Mar.
Kaiss (USA) 8-1 (9-1) 7th of 12, 9l behind Ramonti Flash (8-5) at Meydan(UAE) 1m hcp in Nov.