CAGOULE remains hard to oppose despite failing to land the odds at Hamilton on his recent comeback. He was placed in testing ground last year and should handle the Fibresand. Meebo rattled up a string of placed efforts here in June but has an enormous amount to find with the selection on official ratings and Quick Touch may prove a bigger threat with a recent debut under his belt.
Byronaissance 50-1 (9-12) Chased leaders, pushed along halfway, weakened over 2f out, 13th of 14, 20l behind Ribblehead (9-5) at Redcar 7f mdn stks (5) gf in Jul.
Island Express (IRE) 200-1 (9-6) Raced keenly, led narrowly, headed 3f out, behind and weakened over 1f out, tailed off, last of 8, 30l behind Dinneratmidnight (9-0) at Warwick 6f mdn stks (5) gd in Apr.
Cagoule 1-3fav (9-5) In touch, led after 2f, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra, 2nd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Ridge Ranger (9-0) at Hamilton 6f mdn stks (5) gd.
Quick Touch 3-1 (9-5) Slowly into stride, soon chasing leading pair until halfway, went 3rd again over 1f out, one pace final furlong, 3rd of 7, 8l behind Oasis Mirage (9-0) at Lingfield 5f mdn stks (5) pol in Jul.
Black Widow 33-1 (9-0) Awkwardly away, soon chasing winner disputing 2nd for 2f, chased leading pair, pushed along before halfway, soon outpaced, lost poor 3rd final strides, last of 4, 10l behind Major Jack (9-5) at Lingfield 6f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Jul.
Meebo (IRE) 10-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, lost place over 2f out, 8th of 9, 12l behind Majestic Song (9-4) at Lingfield 6f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jul.