Songye is an interesting northern raider for Kevin Ryan although the yard hasn't scored with any of their six juveniles here in the past five years - an admittedly small sample. He followed up a solid debut fourth at Haydock behind Archie before going close at Carlisle when the subject of strong support and the son of Mafki has solid claims to go one better. TYPHOON SEASON was one of three Hannon juveniles to contest a Newmarket maiden of some stature at the July meeting when clearly least fancied of the trio. However, he belied lengthy odds with a good run in fifth, only tiring late on and seems sure to benefit from the experience. He receives preference in the belief his run came in the stronger race. Captain Marmalade and Drumkilbo have displayed ability on a couple of starts apiece but need to step up again to trouble the aforementioned pair.
Captain Marmalade (IRE) 4-6fav (9-5) Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed approaching final furlong, kept on one pace, 3rd of 7, 5l behind Tachophobia (9-5) at Catterick 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf.
Drumkilbo 8-1 (8-12) Chased leader, ridden 2f out, lost 2nd over 1f out, kept on same pace in 3rd, 3rd of 6, 6l behind Fanciful Angel (9-5) at Yarmouth 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Dutch Falcon 25-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, pushed along and lost place approaching halfway, soon behind, 11th of 13, 17l behind St Brelades Bay (9-5) at Windsor 6f 2yo mdn (5) gd in Jun.
El Draque (USA) Henrythenavigator gelding out of Miss Fanny.
Finton Friend (IRE) Fast Company colt out of Right Ted.
Ghost Cat 14-1 (9-0) Keen pressed leader, ridden and every chance over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 6, 4 1/2l behind Super Kid (9-2) at Epsom Downs 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Glasgow Gailes (USA) Exchange Rate colt out of Copper Beauty.
Invisible Eye Winker Watson colt out of Fading Away.
King Jerry (IRE) Intikhab colt out of Lady Docker.
Little Riggs Cape Cross colt out of Craighall.
Picket Line 33-1 (8-13) Broncked leaving stalls and always well behind, last of 12, 50l behind Thecornishassassin (9-0) at Lingfield 7f 2yo mdn auc stks (5) pol.
Songye 5-4fav (9-5) Soon chasing leader, challenged 2f out, led narrowly over 1f out, headed and no extra final 100 yards, 2nd of 7, 1/2l behind George Bowen (9-5) at Carlisle 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Jun.
That Man Of Mine (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Slowly away, green in rear, never a factor, 11th of 13, 23l behind Misterioso (9-5) at Salisbury 7f 2yo mdn (4) gf.
Typhoon Season 33-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 2f out, no impression when edged left and lost 2nd inside final furlong, weakened and lost places final 100 yards, 5th of 11, 4 1/2l behind Lexington Times (9-0) at Newmarket 7f 2yo mdn (4) sft.
Q Twenty Girl (IRE) Fast Company filly out of Extravagance.
Wesie's Dream Stimulation filly out of Morning Queen.