Strong Conviction has had plenty of chances but Oscars Journey didn't run badly in better company at Newmarket last time and has to go on the short-list here under Ryan Moore. Prince Regal has also hinted at ability while Speedfit Boy is well connected and is an interesting newcomer. Fellow debutant OSTRALEGUS should have plenty of speed, however, being by champion sprinter Choisir and he's a race juvenile runner here for Richard Fahey - he gets the nod.
Oscars Journey 25-1 (9-3) Keen tracked leader, ridden and every chance over 1f out, kept on same pace, 6th of 13, 5l behind The Gold Cheongsam (8-12) at Newmarket 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Jul.
Ostralegus Choisir colt out of Midnight Pearl.
Prince Regal 50-1 (9-0) Tracked winner, ridden over 2f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 6th of 17, 3 1/2l behind Blessington (9-0) at Goodwood 6f 2yo mdn (2) gd in Jul.
Speedfit Boy (IRE) Red Clubs colt out of Princess Speedfit.
Strong Conviction 33-1 (8-7) Always towards rear, never a factor, 11th of 13, 12l behind Aussie Reigns (7-10) at Goodwood 7f 2yo hcp (2) gd.
Silk Fairy (IRE) 11-2 (8-6) Held up behind leaders, took keen hold, ridden and headway over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 9l behind Indigo Lady (8-7) at Yarmouth 7f 2yo mdn aut (6) gs.