The last seven winners have all gone on to taste victory in Group 1 company. Subsequent Dewhurst winner War Command picked up last year's renewal and Ballydoyle are represented by War Front this time round. But the latter blotted his copybook somewhat when only third behind Kool Kompany at Naas last time and a line through the runner-up at Naas brings CAPPELLA SANSEVERO into the equation. He returned the impressive winner of a Listed contest at the Curragh last month and Ger Lyons' unbeaten colt gets the vote to continue his rapid progress and land this. Paul Hanagan prefers dual winner Adaay to Kasb but The Wow Signal beat a couple of subsequent winners by nine lengths at Ayr on his introduction and makes more appeal. Maiden winners Jungle Cat and Portamento are others to note with improvement expected from both while Ryan Moore takes over the reins on the progressive Justice Good.
Adaay (IRE) 5-6fav (9-7) Tracked leaders, led approaching final 2f, shaken up and in command inside final furlong, ran on well, won at Yarmouth 6f 2yo nov stk (4) gf beating Mind Of Madness (9-7) by 3/4l, 5 ran.
Angelic Lord (IRE) 13-8fav (9-5) Chased leaders, pushed along to lead over 1f out, led inside final furlong, just held on, won at Ripon 5f 2yo mdn (5) gd beating Al Fareej (9-0) by ns, 7 ran.
Bossy Guest (IRE) 5-1 (9-2) Hampered and carried left start, in touch, headway entering final furlong, soon ridden, ran on to lead post, won at York 6f 2yo mdn (3) gd in May beating Mister Universe (9-5) by hd, 8 ran.
Cappella Sansevero 4-6fav (9-3) Raced in 4th, switched to outer 2f out and soon 3rd, pushed along in 2nd approaching final furlong, closed to lead over 150yds out, stayed on well to soon draw clear, comfortably, won at Curragh 5f 2yo lst stk (1) in May beating Sors (9-3) by 3 1/2l, 5 ran.
Case Statement 4-1 (9-5) Broke well and prominent, 3rd halfway, ridden to lead over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, won at Limerick 7f 2yo mdn aut gf beating Ice Echo (9-5) by 3 1/2l, 12 ran.
Cock Of The North 2-1fav (9-0) Slowly away in touch in rear, ridden 2f out, headway entering final furlong, ran on to go 2nd towards finish, no threat to winner, 2nd of 7, 4l behind Tiggy Wiggy (8-9) at Sandown 5f 2yo lst stk (1) sft in May.
Dr No 10-1 (9-5) Raced wide, prominent, ridden to lead entering final furlong, edged right, ran on, won at Nottingham 6f 2yo mdn (5) gd in May beating Aktabantay (9-5) by 1 3/4l, 7 ran.
Jungle Cat (IRE) 5-1 (9-5) Pressed leader, led over 2f out, ridden and ran on, won at Goodwood 6f 2yo mdn (5) gd beating Sixty (9-5) by 2l, 12 ran.
Justice Good (IRE) 4-1 (9-9) Chased leaders, led over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, just held on, won at Windsor 5f 2yo nov stk (4) gd beating Smaih (9-0) by 1/2l, 6 ran.
Kasb (IRE) 4-9fav (8-12) Dwelt led after 1f, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 5, 1 1/2l behind Bond's Girl (8-7) at Pontefract 6f 2yo stks (2) sft in May.
Kodi Bear (IRE) 11-2 (9-5) Led until over 3f out, hung left and led again from 2f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 16, 3/4l behind Adaay (9-5) at Newbury 6f 2yo mdn (4) gd in May.
Kool Kompany (IRE) 7-2 (9-3) Took keen hold early and soon led, pressed and joined 2f out, ridden from over 1f out and kept on well closing stages to just hold on, won at Naas 6f 2yo lst stk (1) beating Toscanini (9-3) by hd, 8 ran.
Portamento (IRE) 9-4 (9-5) Quickly away, soon crossed over and led on rail, pushed clear over 1f out, kept on strongly, eased final 75 yards, unchallenged, won at Goodwood 6f 2yo mdn (4) sft in May beating Estidhkaar (9-5) by 4l, 7 ran.
Prophesize 11-2 (9-5) Chased leaders, led over 1f out, soon ridden and hung right, ran on well, won at Redcar 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in May beating Caprior Bere (9-5) by 2 3/4l, 15 ran.
The Wow Signal (IRE) 5-2 (9-5) Carried head to one side, made all on rail, ridden clear and stayed on strongly final furlong, unchallenged, won at Ayr 6f 2yo mdn (4) gs in May beating Doc Charm (9-5) by 9l, 5 ran.
War Envoy (USA) 8-15fav (9-3) Disputed 3rd, ridden to challenge over 1f out and kept on same pace closing stages without matching front two, 3rd of 8, 1l behind Kool Kompany (9-3) at Naas 6f 2yo lst stk (1).