Jupiter Storm bolted up over a longer trip here last week but whether he'll prove as effective over this distance is open to debate and he also has a penalty to carry. Starwatch ended a long losing run over course and distance two weeks ago and is only 5lb higher while Bobbyscot won for the first time since his two-year-old days at Chepstow and Fallon rides here. Monsieur Rieussec might improve for a recent reappearance but still has his stamina to prove. There looked to be no fluke about RED WARRIOR's victory at Yarmouth and it was a surprise that he was allowed to start at big odds. He may finally be starting to fulfil his potential and can follow up here.
Headline News (IRE) 12-1 (9-7) In rear, ridden 3f out, headway over 1f out, never near leaders, 5th of 12, 13l behind Tweed (8-4) at Newmarket 1m 4f flls hcp 0-130 (3) sft in Nov.
Jupiter Storm 7-4fav (9-3) Made all, ridden over 1f out, ran on strongly, won at Windsor 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) gd beating Ronaldinho (9-6) by 8l, 6 ran.
Persepolis (IRE) 14-1 (9-7) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 9th of 12, 11l behind Tobacco Road (9-6) at Windsor 1m hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Apr.
Red Warrior (IRE) 25-1 (9-4) Held up in touch, closed over 2f out, led over 1f out, ran on well, won at Yarmouth 1m 2f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Apr beating Freedom's Light (9-7) by 1 3/4l, 11 ran.
Monsieur Rieussec 5-1 (8-13) Keen early tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 8th of 9, 14l behind Tenor (8-2) at Newmarket 1m hcp 0-95 (3) gf in May.
Flashheart (IRE) 11-2 (8-11) Slowly away, in rear, pushed along 4f out, headway over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 5, 27l behind Van Percy (8-10) at Haydock 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) fm in May '13.
Starwatch 7-1 (8-9) Led until 7f out, pressed leader, led again over 2f out, ridden and edged left inside final furlong, stayed on well, won at Windsor 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) sft in May beating Sheila's Buddy (8-10) by 1 1/4l, 10 ran.
Bobbyscot (IRE) 6-1 (9-4) Slowly into srtride, held up in last pair, steady headway on outside over 2f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, kept on to lead close home, won at Chepstow 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in May beating First Post (9-7) by 1/2l, 9 ran.
Perfect Cracker 7-2 (8-11) Keen tracked leaders, ridden to chase winner over 2f out until inside final furlong, kept on one pace, 3rd of 5, 7l behind Busatto (9-9) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp 0-80 (4) gf in May.
Greylami (IRE) 20-1 (9-6) Led over 1f, tracked leader until 7f out, prominent, went 2nd again over 2f out until well over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 12th of 13, 17l behind Squire Osbaldeston (9-6) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Feb.