It could pay to concentrate on those least exposed in this. Both Invasor Luck and Swanwick Shore make their handicap debuts on the back of promising efforts in maiden company and have to come into the reckoning. But GANGES is preferred after a third in better company on the Rowley Mile course here on his first start handicapping. James Tate's colt finished well ahead of previous Polytrack winner Lungarno Palace and gets the nod. Ice Slice won at Nottingham last month but failed to cope with a 6lb rise last time.
Ice Slice (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) In rear, ridden over 2f out, never a factor, 8th of 11, 11l behind Muteela (9-4) at Newmarket 1m 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gd in May.
Lungarno Palace (USA) 25-1 (8-8) Went right start in touch in rear, ridden over 2f out, not trouble leaders, 5th of 8, 8l behind Zee Zeely (8-5) at Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) gf in May.
Miss Buckshot (IRE) 20-1 (9-7) Held up, outpaced over 2f out, not trouble leaders, 7th of 10, 4 1/2l behind Rapid Advance (9-5) at Goodwood 1m 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gd.
Xanthos 5-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, under pressure approaching final furlong, soon weakened, last of 6, 7l behind You're Fired (9-5) at Haydock 7f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gs in May.
Ganges (IRE) 5-1 (8-3) Close up, ridden over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 8, 2 3/4l behind Zee Zeely (8-5) at Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) gf in May.
Grandest 5-2 (9-7) Tracked leaders on inside, led briefly 3f out, chased winner until 2f out, edged left and no extra over 1f out, 4th of 8, 7l behind Bognor (8-7) at Southwell 1m 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) fbs.
Invasor Luck (USA) 7-2 (8-11) Took keen hold, tracked winner over 1f out, tracked leading pair, pushed laong over 2f out, went 2nd again on inside over 1f out, no impression, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 7, 1 3/4l behind Big Orange (8-11) at Lingfield 1m 2f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Apr.
Swanwick Shore (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) Soon led, headed after 1f, chased leader, led over 2f out, ridden and strongly pressed over 1f out, headed and not quicken final 150 yards, 2nd of 12, 1l behind Royal Warranty (8-7) at Bath 1m 2f mdn auc stks (6) fm in May.
Mairise 7-2 (8-13) Raced keenly, led until 2f out, chased leaders, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 15, 9l behind Adventure Seeker (9-5) at York 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gd in May.
L Ge R 25-1 (8-2) Prominent, ridden 3f out, soon one paced, 5th of 8, 2 1/4l behind Der Meister (8-12) at Yarmouth 1m 2f 3yo mdn aut (5) gd in Apr.