Dorback should finish closer dropped in class today but Haajes arrives in better form having finished fourth in a handicap at Ripon a fortnight ago. However, both have something to find with CHLOE'S DREAM on today's terms. The latter will have come on for her reappearance on the Polytrack and won a similar contest to this at Beverley in September. The remainder are of limited ability to say the least with Captain Royale perhaps the best of them on his second over 6f here in November.
Captain Royale (IRE) 9-1 (9-1) Tracked leader, driven to challenge over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, soon lost place, 10th of 14, 8l behind Spitfire (9-4) at Southwell 6f hcp (0-65) (6) fbs in Nov.
Dorback 16-1 (9-8) Never better than mid-division, weakened over 1f out, 12th of 14, 12l behind Another Citizen (8-6) at Ripon 5f app hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Apr.
Haajes 20-1 (8-11) Towards rear, headway and edged right over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, not trouble leaders, 4th of 14, 1 3/4l behind Another Citizen (8-6) at Ripon 5f app hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Apr.
Rio Sands 16-1 (8-7) Outpaced in mid-division, headway to chase leaders over 1f out, never able to challenge, 4th of 11, 2l behind Ballarina (9-0) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Triskaidekaphobia 16-1 (10-0) Mid-division, weakened well over 1f out, last of 13, 13l behind Ivestar (10-10) at Catterick 5f am hcp 0-55 (6) sft in Oct.
Busy Bimbo (IRE) 66-1 (9-1) Always in rear, last of 10, 14l behind Divertimenti (8-12) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-52 (6) pol in Feb.
Miserere Mei (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, behind, headway over 1f out, never on terms, 5th of 8, 3l behind Majestic Timeline (9-2) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Apr.
Branston Jubilee 25-1 (9-0) Pressed leader until ridden over 2f out, lost 2nd over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 9, 18l behind Next Door (9-0) at Pontefract 6f mdn fll stks (5) gs in Apr.
Chloe's Dream (IRE) 6-1 (9-7) In touch, ridden and headway over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 3rd of 12, 5l behind Balatina (8-6) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.