BROTHER TIGER won at Redcar on his return from a two-year absence and gets the token vote on his handicap debut. The veteran Beckermet arrives in better form than most and should be thereabouts while Niceonemyson went close at Redcar last time and get blinkers applied for the first-time in this. Keep It Dark was only beaten a nose over 5f here earlier in the month while Captain Royale has the past form to figure and Trade Secret has tumbled down the weights.
Bonnie Charlie 11-1 (9-5) Behind, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 12th of 16, 6l behind Barkston Ash (9-5) at Hamilton 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Sep.
Orbit The Moon (IRE) 14-1 (9-7) Raced centre, slowly into stride, chased leaders after 2f, stayed on same pace final furlong, 4th of 10, 5l behind Who's Shirl (9-5) at Newcastle 7f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Aug.
Roker Park (IRE) 12-1 (9-4) Always in rear, ridden and struggling from 3f out, 9th of 10, 12l behind Perfect Pasture (8-12) at Carlisle 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Sep.
Staff Sergeant 12-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders, left in lead center, headed by centre group over 1f out, soon weakened, 5th of 9, 12l behind Alakhan (9-0) at Redcar 1m sell stks (5) gd in Sep.
Trade Secret 7-1 (8-13) Chased leaders on inside, pushed along 2f out, disputing well held 2nd when hung left under pressure over 1f out, 2nd briefly soon after, no extra in closing stages, 5th of 9, 5l behind Evanescent (9-2) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Sep.
Sunny Side Up (IRE) 22-1 (8-8) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong, 7th of 14, 6l behind Ambitious Icarus (8-7) at Ripon 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Sep.
Captain Royale (IRE) 18-1 (9-1) Hampered soon after start, behind, headway over 1f out, never on terms, 6th of 12, 2 3/4l behind Thatcherite (9-3) at Redcar 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Brother Tiger 11-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Redcar 6f mdn stks (5) sft in Sep beating Dutiful Son (9-5) by 2l, 16 ran.
Apache Rising 8-1 (9-2) Raced keenly, led, ridden and joined over 2f out, edged left and headed well over 1f out, no impression when lost 2nd over 1f out, kept on to hold 3rd, 3rd of 5, 6l behind Bousatet (8-8) at Newcastle 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Sep.
Beckermet (IRE) Evensfav (8-6) Close up, led halfway, headed over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Bunce (9-4) at Hamilton 6f clm stks 0-70 (6) gd in Sep.
Delores Rocket 9-1 (8-7) Slowly into stride, pushed along towards rear, ridden over 2f out, kept on from over 1f out, one pace, 7th of 12, 12l behind Evanescent (9-2) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Sep.
Keep It Dark 10-3 (8-11) Chased leader, every chance over 1f out, not pace of winner, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Perfect Pasture (10-1) at Redcar 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Fama Mac 25-1 (8-4) Chased leaders, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 6th of 11, 8l behind King Bertie (9-0) at Southwell 6f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Niceonemyson 14-1 (8-6) Tracked leaders, led over 2f out, headed final furlong, kept on and joined 3rd on line, 3rd of 13, 1l behind Lees Anthem (8-8) at Redcar 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gs in Sep.