This is the first running of a consolation race for the feature on the card and punters will doubtless be hoping for clues as the outcome of that prize. Ruth Carr does well with her runners at the course and both Beckermet, and top-weighted Head Space, are sure to go close if the race falls in either of their respective favours. Spinatrix and Caranbola renew rivalries having fought out a sustained battle over C&D, but if there isn't too much in the way of rain, they may find L'AMI LOUIS too strong. Henry Candy's charge needs to reverse Newmarket form with Trade Secret, though he should be capable of doing so at the revised terms. Oneladyowner has looked the sort that could pop up at a price in a big handicap despite posting some disappointing efforts along the way. Tajneed is now heading towards the twilight of his career and the 2008 winner of the Great St Wilfrid showed that he retains a modicum of ability with two recent successes in claimers.
Head Space (IRE) 8-1fav (9-9) Held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms, 13th of 28, 8l behind Johannes (9-0) at Goodwood 6f hcp (2) gd.
Ballista (IRE) Evensfav (10-0) Made all, ridden over 1f out, stayed on strongly, won at Ayr 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Jul beating Frequency (9-6) by 5l, 6 ran.
Capaill Liath (IRE) 25-1 (8-10) Soon outpaced in rear, stayed on into mid-division final furlong, never nearer, 9th of 20, 5l behind Van Ellis (9-3) at York 6f hcp 105 (2) gf in Jul.
Fast Shot 11-2 (9-10) Tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, 5th of 11, 2l behind Caranbola (8-13) at Ripon 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gs.
Spinatrix 15-2 (9-5) Ridden along early, soon pressing leader, led over 2f out, headed well inside final furlong, held close home, 2nd of 11, 3/4l behind Caranbola (8-13) at Ripon 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gs.
Khawatim 25-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, lost place over 3f out, well behind over 2f out, 10th of 11, 11l behind Caranbola (8-13) at Ripon 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gs.
L'ami Louis (IRE) 12-1 (9-10) Prominent, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra close home, 2nd of 18, nk behind Trade Secret (9-4) at Newmarket 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gd.
Fitz Flyer (IRE) 9-2fav (9-7) Close up stand side group, ridden over 1f out, kept on towards finish, always held by far side group, 4th of 13, 1 3/4l behind Singeur (9-9) at Ripon 5f hcp 0-95 (3) gd.
Mappin Time (IRE) 20-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, challenged 3f out, led 2f out, ran on (hand timed), won at Haydock 6f hcp 0-85 (4) fm in May beating Seeking Magic (9-6) by 1l, 17 ran.
El Viento (FR) 25-1 (9-6) Raced centre, held up in touch, headway over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish, 5th of 28, 3 1/2l behind Johannes (9-0) at Goodwood 6f hcp (2) gd.
Beckermet (IRE) 16-1 (9-12) Held up mid-division, ridden and one pace from over 1f out, 6th of 11, 6l behind Wannabe King (9-1) at Ayr 1m hcp 0-90 (3) gf.
Prodigality 2-1fav (9-5) Held up mid-division, headway halfway, led inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Brighton 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gf beating Yurituni (9-7) by 2l, 14 ran.
Damika (IRE) 12-1 (9-8) Close up, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on one pace, 4th of 16, 1 1/2l behind Orbit The Moon (9-0) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gf in Jul.
Sacrosanctus 11-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, ridden and every chance over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 7l behind Picabo (9-1) at Newmarket 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gf.
Oneladyowner 16-1 (9-5) Always towards rear, never on terms, 19th of 28, 12l behind Johannes (9-0) at Goodwood 6f hcp (2) gd.
Tajneed (IRE) 11-10fav (9-0) Keen led early, chased clear leader, led over 1f out, ridden and ran on, won at Ayr 7f clm stks (6) gd in Jul beating Fishforcompliments (9-6) by 1 3/4l, 6 ran.
Parisian Pyramid (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) With leader, ridden over 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, last of 15, 26l behind Dimension (9-8) at York 7f hcp 105 (2) gf in Jul.
Trade Secret 25-1 (9-4) Mid-division, headway when hung left over 1f out, soon chasing leaders, hard ridden to lead inside final furlong, stayed on well, won at Newmarket 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gd beating L'Ami Louis (9-10) by nk, 18 ran.
Caranbola 9-1 (8-13) Always prominent, pushed along 3f out, led well inside final furlong, kept on gamely, won at Ripon 6f hcp 0-95 (3) gs beating Spinatrix (9-5) by 3/4l, 11 ran.
Solar Spirit (IRE) 8-1 (9-6) Held up towards rear, steady headway on inside 3f out, not much room when switched left and squeezed through over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never nearer, 5th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Able Master (9-7) at Musselburgh 7f hcp 0-90 (3) gf.