MADEIRA GIRL has demonstrated a preference for this surface. Well beaten back at Wolverhampton last time, she scored over 1m3f here before that and can go in again. Mr Lando is 12lb higher than when winning in soft ground earlier in the year but may take to the Fibresand and Lookbeforeyouleap has scope for improvement on his debut at the track. Amtired has won here but looks in the handicapper's grip as does Xpres Maite. Beverley winner Bold And Free is another who may figure if taking to this unique surface.
Easydoesit (IRE) 17-2 (8-11) In rear, ridden over 2f out, not trouble leaders, 5th of 8, 16l behind Ashdown Lad (9-5) at Leicester 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) gd in May.
West End Lad 20-1 (9-10) Slowly into stride, always in rear, 13th of 15, 17l behind Handheld (9-1) at Nottingham 1m 2f all hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Oct.
Madeira Girl (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Tracked leader, ridden and every chance 2f out until inside final furlong, no extra in 4th towards finish, 4th of 7, 2 1/2l behind Yojojo (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f fll hcp (0-75) (3yo+) (5) pol in Oct.
Song Of The Siren 22-1 (9-12) Soon chased leaders, went 2nd over 4f out, led over 3f out, headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 5th of 12, 13l behind Toughness Danon (9-9) at Catterick 2m hcp 0-70 (5) hvy in Oct.
Mr Lando 7-1 (9-8) In touch in 6th, ridden over 1f out, stayed on to take 2nd place towards finish, 2nd of 13, 1/2l behind Bobs Her Uncle (9-9) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Oct.
Lookbeforeyouleap 5-2 (8-12) Led, challenged over 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 9, 5l behind History Book (8-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn fll (5) pol.
My Destination (IRE) 11-1 (8-12) Held up in mid-division, headway on outside over 3f out, went 2nd over 2f out, no chance with winner when lost 2nd inside final furlong, kept on, 3rd of 14, 5l behind Duchess Of Gazeley (9-4) at Redcar 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Oct.
Dynastic 20-1 (9-2) Always towards rear, 6th of 12, 11l behind Bayan Kasirga (8-12) at Catterick 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Oct.
Amtired 16-1 (8-7) Mid-division, driven and headway 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 6th of 14, 8l behind Looks Like Rain (8-5) at York 1m 4f app hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Jun.
Xpres Maite 20-1 (9-7) Slowly away in rear, headway on outer to track leaders over 4f out, pressed leader 3f out, ridden and every chance 2f out, held when hampered approaching final furlong, kept on same pace, 4th of 12, 6l behind Buster Brown (9-8) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Oct.
Bavarian Nordic (USA) 14-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 14th of 16, 20l behind Blue Top (9-4) at Redcar 1m 6f hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Sep.
Bold And Free 13-8fav (8-8) Tracked leaders, led over 2f out, pushed clear over 1f out, easily, won at Beverley 1m 4f 3yo & 4yo sll (5) gf in Sep beating Halfwaytocootehill (8-8) by 9l, 8 ran.
Mitchell 7-1 (8-13) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 8th of 15, 4 1/2l behind Beau Mistral (9-3) at Redcar 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Sep.
Precision Strike 33-1 (9-12) Raced wide in touch, headway 3f out, plugged on, 6th of 12, 24l behind Ebony Express (11-2) at Nottingham 1m 2f am hcp 0-75 (5) sft.