Reel Buddy Star may well figure on his reappearance but his last four wins have been over a mile. Kevin Ryan has won this race twice in recent years but with four-year-olds and Everymanforhimself is far more exposed. Karaka Jack hails from last year's winning yard and cannot be ignored after a good effort over 6f last time, while Summer Dancer has claims with a recent run under his belt. ILLUSTRIOUS PRINCE will also have come on for his first start for new connections at Ripon earlier this month. He won twice for Jeremy Noseda last season and gets the vote back on a winning mark here with Neil Farley's claim taken into consideration.
Reel Buddy Star 7-2fav (9-10) Chased leaders, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, kept on towards finish, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind Soviet Secret (8-13) at Redcar 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Sep.
Everymanforhimself (IRE) 5-1fav (8-12) Always in rear, 10th of 11, 11l behind Hazzard County (8-13) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-95 (3) pol in Feb.
Northern Fling 9-1 (9-6) Soon held up in last pair, ridden and headway 2f out, went 4th just over 1f out, no impression, 4th of 7, 7l behind Snow Bay (9-4) at Musselburgh 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Ginger Ted (IRE) 5-1 (9-8) Held up behind, headway over 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, ridden and kept on same pace final furlong, no impression with winner, 2nd of 9, 4l behind Morache Music (8-3) at Newmarket 6f cond stks (3) gs in Oct.
Arry's Orse 6-1 (9-13) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 4th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Doctor Parkes (10-0) at Redcar 6f hcp 0-85 (4) fm.
Illustrious Prince (IRE) 8-1 (8-12) Slowly away in rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on, 7th of 11, 5l behind Lucky Numbers (9-7) at Ripon 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Summer Dancer (IRE) 14-1 (10-2) Chased leaders centre, edged left 2f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong, not reached leaders, 3rd of 13, 1 1/4l behind Bawaardi (10-0) at Doncaster 7f ldy hcp (4) gf.
Dubai Dynamo 9-2 (8-6) Broke well, soon outpaced, switched left and headway over 1f out, never on terms, 5th of 11, 6l behind Nasri (9-5) at Musselburgh 7f hcp 0-95 (3) gd.
Arabian Pride 50-1 (9-3) Slowly away, mid-division, under pressure 2f out, soon beaten, last of 12, 11l behind Barq (9-2) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Sep.
Bond Fastrac 22-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride, in rear, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened, last of 9, 19l behind Amenable (9-1) at Doncaster 6f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Jul.
Karaka Jack 5-1 (9-1) Towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, switched left and kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 1 1/2l behind Doctor Parkes (10-0) at Redcar 6f hcp 0-85 (4) fm.
Qadar (IRE) 15-2 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 8, 10l behind Khandaq (9-7) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.