Salisbury winner Sciampin should be capable of better this year, though he may need today's outing, while Sir George had Georgebernardshaw behind when runner-up at Southwell on his return but has yet to race over this longer trip. Zenarinda has crept up the weights without winning and remains a maiden after 19 starts and Scribe has plenty to find with VANILLA RUM on latest running. The latter scored over C&D in February and wasn't far away when fifth here on his latest start off a higher mark. John Mackie's charge gets the nod as Irish import and Leopardstown winner Silent Decision is having his first start since 2010 for new connections.
Silent Decision (USA) 7-2fav (9-8) Chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden over 2f out, no extra in 4th 1f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 12, 1l behind Vivacious Vivienne (9-2) at Navan 1m 2f fll hcp 60-90 gf in May '10.
Laughing Jack 15-2 (9-2) Keen carried head high, led 2f, led again 8f out, headed 3f out, weakened 2f out, 11th of 12, 23l behind Art Scholar (9-8) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) pol in Oct.
Sir George (IRE) 6-1 (9-1) Tracked leader, led over 3f out, headed 3f out, kept on one pace, 2nd of 5, 3l behind Colour Guard (9-7) at Southwell 1m app hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Sir Bruno (FR) 12-1 (9-5) In touch on outside, outpaced over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 9, 11l behind Unlimited (9-7) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-80 (4) pol in Aug.
Sciampin 15-8fav (9-4) Tracked leaders, ridden and no impression over 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 8, 2 3/4l behind Phluke (9-0) at Redcar 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Oct.
Georgebernardshaw (IRE) 10-1 (9-1) Held up, headway to go 3rd over 2f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 5, 9l behind Colour Guard (9-7) at Southwell 1m app hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Vanilla Rum 4-1 (9-5) Mid-division, ridden and headway over 2f out, kept on under pressure inside final furlong, never able to challenge, 5th of 11, 2 3/4l behind Prohibition (8-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f app hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) pol.
Zenarinda 11-8fav (9-2) Close up in 3rd, ridden to press leader 2f out, led briefly 1f out, stayed on, 2nd of 3, 1 1/2l behind Inpursuitoffreedom (9-0) at Southwell 1m fll hcp (0-75) (5) fbs in Feb.
Black Coffee 14-1 (9-2) Keen in touch, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace, 5th of 8, 5l behind Strawberrymystique (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hacp 0-70 (5) pol.
Scribe (IRE) 12-1 (8-13) Tracked leader, under pressure over 4f out, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 11, 7l behind Prohibition (8-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f app hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) pol.