This depends on whether OBSTACLE can reproduce his earlier run at Newmarket. Well beaten on his return from a lay-off, he'd finished well clear of the third when runner-up on his debut and a repeat would be good enough to land this. Mount Macedon sets the standard with a handicap mark of 76 and is preferred to Arty Campbell but the remainder have something to find. Tweed makes most appeal of the newcomers has she's a half-sister to numerous winners including the smart stayer Harris Tweed.
Generous George (IRE) 100-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, ran wide after 2f, tailed off 5f out, 11th of 12, well behind Aquilla (9-8) at Thirsk 1m 4f mdn stks (5) sft in Sep.
Cedar Glory Josr Algarhoud filly out of Cedar Jeneva.
Arty Campbell (IRE) 8-1 (9-5) Held up towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 7th of 11, 9l behind Halling's Treasure (9-2) at Kempton 1m 4f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Sep.
Dan Emmett (USA) Flower Alley gelding out of Singing Dixie.
Mount Macedon 25-1 (9-3) Towards rear, headway over 2f out, one pace inside final furlong, 5th of 12, 9l behind Omnipresent (9-3) at Kempton 1m 4f mdn auc stks (5) pol in Aug.
Obstacle 9-4fav (9-5) Chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, one pace from over 1f out, 5th of 15, 8l behind Hassle (9-13) at Leicester 1m 4f mdn stks (5) gd in Sep.
Nowcando 66-1 (8-5) Always behind, 8th of 10, well behind Wizara (8-12) at Ripon 1m 4f mdn stks (5) gd in Sep.
Tweed Sakhee filly out of Frog.