Richard Hannon won this a year ago and relies on Oriel and Manderley with preference for the latter, who looked to be improving at Kempton last time. Aqlaam Vision showed the kind of form that wins these types of races when landing a Doncaster nursery and must be on the short-list along with Zawiyah, who didn't handle the Polytrack at Lingfield last time but had shown potential earlier. WEDDING RING is likely to be a warm order which is hardly surprising as she's been competing with credit in pattern race company. She's well clear of those with an official rating and should take this for Godolphin. Fashion Fund may improve enough to snatch a place at a big price.
Amnesia (IRE) 5-2 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden to challenge over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Brighton 6f 2yo stks (5) gf beating Genuine Quality (9-0) by 1 1/4l, 4 ran.
Aqlaam Vision 9-1 (8-8) Slowly into stride, well outpace din rear, good headway near side over 1f out, strong run inside final furlong, led final 100 yards, won going away, won at Doncaster 6f 2yo fll hcp (2) gs beating Ticking Katie (8-7) by 1 1/4l, 14 ran.
Oriel 10-1 (8-13) In touch, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 9th of 14, 10l behind Dancealot (8-1) at Newmarket 7f 2yo fll hcp (2) gd in Aug.
Oxsana 11-2 (9-0) Dwelt took keen hold soon close up, effort to press leader over 1f out, ridden to lead well inside final furlong, won at Yarmouth 7f 2yo mdn (5) gs beating Torchlighter (9-5) by nk, 8 ran.
Wedding Ring 4-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders on rails, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, not pace of leading duo final furlong, just held on for 3rd, 3rd of 6, 3l behind Joyeuse (8-12) at Salisbury 6f 2yo fll Listed stks (1) gf.
Fashion Fund 11-4 (9-0) Prominent, every chance over 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 14, 2 3/4l behind Lightning Thunder (9-0) at Newbury 6f 2yo stks (4) gd in Aug.
Zawiyah 2-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, driven and effort over 2f out, stayed on to take 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with impressive winner, 2nd of 9, 15l behind Radiator (9-0) at Lingfield 7f 2yo stks (5) gf.
Chess Valley 4-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride in touch, ridden and headway halfway, chase winner over 1f out, kept on one pace, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 7, 2 1/2l behind Meaning Of Life (9-0) at Nottingham 6f 2yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Aug.
Two Smart 3-1 (9-0) Keen in touch, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, 6th of 12, 7l behind Sweet Acclaim (9-0) at Yarmouth 6f 2yo stks (5) gd in Aug.
Broughtons Secret Aqlaam filly out of Hidden Meaning.
Black Rodded 33-1 (9-0) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, never on terms, 9th of 14, 11l behind Lightning Thunder (9-0) at Newbury 6f 2yo stks (4) gd in Aug.
Tears of The Sun 4-5fav (9-0) Badly hampered and pushed left start, soon recovered to chase leaders on outside, went 2nd over 2f out, no chance with winner when lost 2nd final strides, 3rd of 11, 4l behind Zumurudah (9-0) at Carlisle 7f 2yo stks (5) sft.
Johara (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Chased leaders racing on rail, switched left over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, 4th and one pace final furlong, 4th of 13, 7l behind Inyordreams (9-0) at Thirsk 6f 2yo mdn (4) gd in Aug.
Manderley 9-2 (9-0) Tracked leaders, effort on inside to 2nd over 2f out, chased winner and every chance inside final furlong, one pace in 3rd close home, 3rd of 14, 1l behind Tender Emotion (9-0) at Kempton 7f 2yo mdn fll (5) pol in Aug.