SONG OF PARKES won with plenty to spare in a higher grade race over C&D last time. He can follow up with a similar effort here despite the 6lb rise. Ginger Ted won at Lingfield during the week and has a penalty to carry as a consequence. He had earlier finished four lengths behind Above Standard over track and trip and will do well to reverse that form today. Avonvalley had Available behind when runner-up over C&D earlier this month and Pontefract winner Above The Stars has an outside chance off her current mark.
Song Of Parkes 18-1 (8-11) Held up, headway over 1f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, ran on (hand-timed), won at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol beating Rasaman (9-0) by 2 1/2l, 9 ran.
Above Standard (IRE) 7-4fav (8-12) Led 1f, chased leader until 4f out, stayed in 3rd and travelling well 2f out, led over 1f out, soon pushed clear, easily, won at Wolverhampton 6f app hcp (6) pol beating Ginger Ted (9-3) by 4l, 12 ran.
Sunraider (IRE) 14-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, outpaced over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 8, 23l behind Barkston Ash (8-7) at Ayr 6f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy.
Burnhope 20-1 (9-4) Raced wide early, joined leader after 2f, ridden over 1f out, lost place and no extra inside final furlong, 8th of 13, 8l behind Enrol (9-2) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Ginger Ted (IRE) 3-1fav (9-1) Soon pushed along off the pace towards rear, good headway between horses over 1f out, chased leader inside final furlong, ran on to lead close home, won at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol beating Beat The Bell (9-6) by nk, 10 ran.
Alive And Kicking 16-1 (9-0) Steadied start, stand side mid-division, weakened final furlong, last of 17, 11l behind Bonnie Charlie (8-10) at Thirsk 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Sep.
Mcmonagle (USA) 12-1 (9-2) Took keen hold, chased leaders, went 2nd well over 1f out, hung left over 1f out, no impression on winner, 2nd of 11, 2 1/4l behind Sunley Pride (9-1) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Saucy Brown (IRE) 11-1 (8-13) Mid-division stand side group, ridden over 1f out, no impression, 9th of 19, 8l behind Lucky Numbers (9-3) at Thirsk 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Aug.
Sextons House (IRE) 25-1 (9-9) Always towards rear, 13th of 14, 10l behind Six Silver Lane (9-10) at Dundalk 1m hcp 50-80 pol in May.
Above The Stars 8-1 (8-10) Towards rear, ridden and headway inside final 2f, kept on under pressure inside final furlong, no impression, 5th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Come On Dave (9-3) at Redcar 5f hcp 0-75 (5) sft.
Full Shilling (IRE) 25-1 (9-4) Behind, headway over 1f out, never nearer, 9th of 18, 10l behind Gull Rock (8-11) at Leicester 6f fll hcp (5) gs.
Available (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Prominent, led over 3f out, ridden and headed entering final furlong, no extra, 5th of 12, 3l behind Galatian (9-4) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Avonvalley 14-1 (8-11) Towards rear, headway on outer over 1f out, ran on, not reach winner, 2nd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Galatian (9-4) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.