A multiple winner over 6f here, INGLEBY ARCH finally got his head in front over today's longer trip when scoring over C&D last Sunday. A similar effort should be good enough in this company as runner-up Autumn Blades was never going to catch David Barron's charge last time and is only slightly better off on today's terms. Stevie Gee has the Polytrack form to get involved, though it's been some time since he's raced on this surface, while Trans Sonic has claims if fully tuned-up on his return from a lay-off.
Trans Sonic 25-1 (10-7) Tracked leaders, lost place over 4f out, soon tailed off, 11th of 12, 49l behind Ravi River (10-10) at York 1m 4f am hcp 0-80 (4) gd in May.
Equuleus Pictor 15-2 (9-7) Led towards stands side, headed 3f out, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace from over 1f out, no impression, 6th of 14, 4l behind Six Wives (9-4) at Southwell 5f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Hotham 12-1 (9-6) Dwelt, mid-division, ridden halfway, not trouble leaders, 9th of 12, 9l behind Crimson Cloud (8-12) at Southwell 5f hcp 0-80 (4) fbs in Nov.
Autumn Blades (IRE) 8-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, smooth headway over 3f out, effor over 1f out, kept on under pressure, never reached winner, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind Ingleby Arch (8-9) at Southwell 7f clm stks (6) fbs.
Desert Strike 8-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride, outpaced towards rear, headway between horses over 1f out, switched right and strong run inside final furlong, finished well, not reach leading pair, 3rd of 11, 1/2l behind No Mean Trick (8-7) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Stansonnit 11-2 (9-1) Tracked leaders, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, 4th of 5, 14l behind Mullins Way (9-7) at Redcar 1m 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Jul.
Forty Proof (IRE) 9-1 (9-6) Mid-division far side, outpaced 2f out, never on terms, 10th of 14, 7l behind Six Wives (9-4) at Southwell 5f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Stevie Gee (IRE) 9-2 (9-1) In touch, headway over 1f out, ridden to challenge winner inside final furlong, gaining near finish, 2nd of 8, hd behind Ezra Church (9-4) at Lingfield 7f sell stks (6) pol.
Finn's Rainbow 100-1 (8-9) Chased leaders to 2f out, weakened 1f out, last of 12, 22l behind Dasho (9-0) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Ingleby Arch (USA) 9-2 (8-9) Held up in touch, headway over 2f out, led over 1f out, stayed on well, won at Southwell 7f clm stks (6) fbs beating Autumn Blades (8-13) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.
Katy's Secret 11-4fav (9-2) Dwelt in rear, headway on inside over 1f, not clear run 1f out, soon eased, 7th of 11, 7l behind Glenridding (9-0) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Oct.