Though most of these have had plenty of chances, Wolverhampton runner-up Attenshun and the once-raced Shatin Secret probably need to find something to trouble the others. BENTLEYSOYSTERBOY is among the most exposed but has twice finished in the frame over this C&D and his fourth to Effie B at Sandown in August is arguably the best form on offer here. He gets a tentative vote even though Catterick second Rangooned still appears to be heading in the right direction and Twilight Pearl may appreciate the drop back to 5f. Ladweb was second in a Yarmouth nursery 12 days ago but that looked a particularly weak affair.
Attenshun (IRE) 10-3 (9-3) Led, ridden 2f out, edged left over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, ran on, just held, 2nd of 10, hd behind Grace Hull (8-12) at Wolverhampton 6f 2yo mdn auc stks (6) pol.
Bentleysoysterboy (IRE) 6-1 (9-3) Soon led, ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, kept on same pace, 2nd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Fils Anges (9-3) at Nottingham 5f 2yo mdn (5) gs.
Shatin Secret 10-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders on inside, wanting to hang right, ridden and no impression over 1f out, lost 3rd inside final furlong, 4th of 6, 7l behind Cross My Heart (8-12) at Pontefract 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Sep.
Ladweb 4-1 (9-4) Tracked leader, ridden to challenge winner from over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, not quicken near finish, 2nd of 7, 3/4l behind Harrogate Fair (8-11) at Yarmouth 5f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) hvy.
Rangooned 9-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 12, 2 1/2l behind Heaven's Guest (9-3) at Catterick 5f 2yo mdn (5) sft.
Twilight Pearl 7-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Iwilsayzisonlyonce (8-13) at Catterick 6f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) sft.