Warwick winner Zebs Lad and Rio Ronaldo have plenty to find on today's terms but the remaining pair share similar profiles and it could be a close run thing. Zeb Un Nisa won a maiden over track and trip and ran well for fourth in Listed company at Newmarket last time. SNAP SHOTS made a winning start at Haydock before decent efforts in the Norfolk Stakes at Ascot and a Listed event at Sandown. But Tom Dascombe's colt could take some pegging back if allowed his own way up front and may just edge out his main rival.
Snap Shots (IRE) 3-1 (9-2) Keen led 2f, tracked leader until ridden 2f out, driven and kept on to press for 2nd near finish, 3rd of 4, 4 1/2l behind Beacon (9-2) at Sandown 5f 2yo lst stk (1) gd.
Zebs Lad (IRE) 5-1 (9-0) Tracked leader, ridden over 1f out, lost place inside final furlong, soon weakened, last of 6, 13l behind Fuwairt (9-11) at Lingfield 6f 2yo hcp (5) gd.
Zeb Un Nisa 3-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, ridden to challenge over 1f out, soon every chance, faded final furlong, 4th of 9, 2 1/4l behind Calypso Beat (9-0) at Newmarket 6f 2yo fll Listed stks (1) gf in Jun.
Rio Ronaldo (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Off the pace towards rear, headway chasing leaders and switched left over 2f out, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 5th of 15, 5l behind Ticks The Boxes (9-5) at Windsor 6f 2yo mdn (5) gs.