Competitive as they come with several in good form, however narrow preference is for AZABU JUBAN with the filly having got off the mark at the fifth attempt last time out. Jonathon Jay's Catcher In The Rye filly was a beaten favourite here back in March but then won next time out on her reappearance at Wolverhampton. She showed a good attitude there and although it wasn't a great race, the feeling is that she can go on from here with a starting mark of 67 in handicaps. Me Fein is interesting back on the all-weather for a shrewd outfit and the market may help there, whilst Pertemps Network is not to be ignored despite top-weight after a consistent and profitable spring. Bold Bobby Be has a little to prove after his last run, Black Falcon is a course and distance winner, whilst Moonstreaker and Oberlin both have form at the track and the former shaped nicely last time out. Cheek-pieces may improve Graceful Descent, however we will stick with Azabu Juban.
Pertemps Networks 5-4fav (8-11) Led until over 8f out, led again over 3f out, headed 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, 2nd of 7, 2 1/2l behind Cotton Eyed Joe (8-8) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs in Apr.
Sudden Impulse 17-2 (8-10) Tracked leaders, led 4f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 4th of 8, 6l behind La Estrella (9-13) at Southwell 1m 4f clm (6) fbs.
Me Fein 40-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, weakened 4f out, 9th of 10, well behind Eijaaz (9-1) at Catterick 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) hvy.
Moonstreaker 6-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, ridden over 3f out, headway and edged left 2f out to chase leading pair, kept on one pace final furlong, 3rd of 11, 3l behind Turban Heights (9-7) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Bold Bobby Be (IRE) 11-8fav (10-0) Took keen hold in rear, ridden approaching 2f out, soon beaten, 7th of 8, 24l behind Weybridge Light (8-11) at Great Leighs 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Inch Lodge 14-1 (9-10) In touch, led after 2f, ridden and headed 2f out, no extra final furlong, 6th of 14, 5l behind Three Strings (9-1) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Houri (IRE) 14-1 (9-1) Mid-division, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 6th of 12, 13l behind Bois Joli (8-9) at W'hampton 1m 4f 3yo hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Brave Mave 7-1 (8-9) Tracked leaders, ridden to chase winner 2f out, kept on but not able to quicken inside final furlong, 2nd of 11, 3/4l behind Turban Heights (9-7) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Azabu Juban (IRE) 9-4 (8-8) Held up in rear, headway 3f out, soon ridden, led over 1f out, edged right inside final furlong, ran on, won at W'hampton 1m 4f mdn aut stk (6) pol beating Templetuohy Max (9-2) by 1l, 7 ran.
Black Falcon (IRE) 15-2 (9-0) Held up, not much room, stumbled over 9f out, headway on outer over 3f out, ridden, hung left over 1f out, one pace, 6th of 9, 9l behind Kylkenny (8-6) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) fbs.
Graceful Descent (FR) 11-1 (8-11) Raced wide towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and headway 2f out, soon one pace, 4th of 11, 8l behind Turban Heights (9-7) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Eseej (USA) 14-1 (8-13) Took keen hold, chased leaders, weakened 2f out, 9th of 13, 10l behind Wind Flow (9-6) at Kempton 1m 4f clm (6) pol in Sept.
Vanquisher (IRE) 11-1 (9-7) Pushed along early, mid-division, headway 5f out, ridden over 3f out, soon one pace, 6th of 13, 12l behind Hurlingham (10-0) at Haydock 1m 3f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Aug.
Oberlin (USA) 9-1 (8-10) Set steady pace, headed over 4f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 6th of 7, 7l behind Dart (9-5) at Southwell 2m hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.