HAY CHEWED pulled hard and had nothing left in the tank when challenged close home by Peter Mac over track and trip four weeks ago. But he still finished five lengths ahead of Hatti and meets his old rival on identical terms. He should finally get his head in front. Bath fourth Debt Settler needs more while Britain was beaten 12 lengths on debut at Nottingham and may also struggle.
Debt Settler (IRE) 20-1 (8-8) Slowly into stride and went right start, soon in touch, headway on inner halfway, switched left and not clear run inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 4th of 9, 3l behind Captain Ryan (8-11) at Bath 5f 2yo mdn aut (6) fm.
Hay Chewed (IRE) 8-13fav (8-8) Took keen hold tracked leader, led over 1f out, soon ridden and edged right, headed towards finish, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind Peter Mac (8-11) at Yarmouth 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Jun.
Britain (IRE) 40-1 (8-4) Tracked leaders, ridden and hung left over 2f out, soon beaten, edged right well over 1f out, 8th of 12, 12l behind Hopefilly (8-8) at Nottingham 5f 2yo flls mdn auc stks (5) gf.
Hatti (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Slowly away, towards rear, chased leaders halfway, ridden on outer over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 9, 6l behind Disko (9-0) at Lingfield 5f 2yo flls mdn auc stks (6) gf in Jun.