Sutton Veny showed last time that she doesn't need to dominate, which is good seeing as she's drawn out wide in a race where there's plenty of pace courtesy of Pavershooz, Waveband, Cape Vale and Esuvia. However, she's at her best at Kempton and with an end-to-end gallop virtually assured it may pay to give PISCEAN another chance. Tom Keddy's horse had been on a roll prior to coming unstuck over five furlongs here but he was outpaced early and found plenty of trouble, in the process shaping as though worth another try at six. Off the same mark and with plenty in his favour we'll row in once more, although Edinburgh Knight is feared. He's well handicapped on his best and while both wins have come at seven furlongs our feeling is, like Piscean, the cards should drop right here and he'll be flying late on.
Secret Asset (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) In rear, switched left and headway halfway, soon chasing leaders, weakened over 1f out, 14th of 21, 5l behind Hoof It (9-2) at Doncaster 5f hcp 0-100 (2) gd in Oct.
Piscean (USA) 3-1fav (9-7) Dwelt, in rear, not clear run and short of room 2f out, switched right, stayed on final furlong, never placed to challenge, 5th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Whozthecat (8-11) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-95 (3) pol.
Waveband 8-1 (9-0) Held up, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 10, 8l behind Amitola (8-9) at Newmarket 6f fll hcp (2) sft in Sep.
Sutton Veny (IRE) 8-1 (8-10) Good speed to soon cross over and race in mid-division, smooth headway on outside 2f out, led over 1f out, ran on well, won at Kempton 6f hcp 0-95 (3) pol beating Shifting Star (8-11) by 1 1/2l, 12 ran.
Edinburgh Knight (IRE) 5-2fav (8-8) Dwelt in rear, ridden and headway on outer over 1f out, ran on towards finish, not reach winner, 2nd of 8, 1/2l behind Take Ten (9-0) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-100 (2) pol.
Esuvia (IRE) 80-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened entering final furlong, 12th of 17, 9l behind Russian Spirit (8-12) at Doncaster 6f Listed stks (1) gs.
Pavershooz 8-1 (8-7) Led, ridden and headed 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 8, 6l behind Take Ten (9-0) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-100 (2) pol.
Tourist 14-1 (8-8) Fly jumped start, in rear, ridden 2f out, kept on, never a factor, 5th of 8, 4l behind Take Ten (9-0) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-100 (2) pol.
Niran (IRE) 25-1 (9-7) Tracked leader until 4f out, ridden and soon weakened, last of 11, well behind Lutine Bell (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Cape Vale (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Soon led, headed over 1f out, hard ridden, kept on same pace, 2nd of 13, 2 1/2l behind Green Park (9-0) at Chester 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gs in Sep.
Onceaponatime (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) Always in rear, 7th of 10, 4l behind Whozthecat (8-11) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-95 (3) pol.
One Way Or Another (AUS) 15-2 (9-4) Mid-division, effort over 2f out, soon ridden, no impression on leaders over 1f out, 7th of 20, 8l behind Perfect Silence (8-11) at Doncaster 7f app hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Sioux Rising (IRE) 8-1 (8-12) Towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on one pace, 8th of 16, 5l behind Gouray Girl (9-4) at Newbury 7f flls hcp 0-95 (3) gs in Oct.