Both Dullingham and Template have the form over shorter trips to figure but neither of their pedigrees suggest a big improvement now tackling middle-distances. Notarised looks more likely to stay and had the excuse of testing ground at Sandown last time but the vote goes to TIOGA PASS. A half-sister to 1m2f winner and stablemate Circumvent, Paul Cole's filly should have improved for her recent debut over a mile. Arthur's Melody will need more after a second in a Redcar seller.
Arthur's Melody 16-1 (8-4) Chased leader, hung right under pressure over 1f out, stayed on well, never reached winner, 2nd of 7, 1 3/4l behind Strictly Glitz (7-13) at Redcar 7f 2yo sll (6) gf in Jun.
Dullingham 11-4 (9-5) Slowly into stride, soon chasing leaders on outside, ridden inside final 2f, 4th and one pace when edged left entering final furlong, 4th of 9, 4l behind Spark Plug (9-5) at Bath 1m 2yo mdn (4) gd.
Libeccio (FR) 12-1 (9-5) Mid-division, effort over 2f out, soon weakened, 5th of 9, 18l behind Miner's Lamp (9-5) at Sandown 1m 2yo mdn (5) hvy.
Lord Lexington 16-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, soon in touch, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened, 8th of 10, 17l behind Ghaawy (9-0) at Chepstow 1m 2yo mdn (5) gd in Aug.
Notarised 8-1 (9-5) Tracked leader, ridden to challenge over 2f out, soon hung right and weakened, 8th of 9, 21l behind Miner's Lamp (9-5) at Sandown 1m 2yo mdn (5) hvy.
Template (IRE) 7-4fav (9-5) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, one pace over 1f out, no impression, 6th of 13, 4l behind Ninety Minutes (9-5) at Kempton 7f 2yo mdn auc stks (5) pol.
Craftybird 50-1 (8-8) Tracked leader, lost place before halfway, 8th of 12, 21l behind Our Duchess (8-10) at Lingfield 1m 2yo flls mdn auc stks (6) sft.
Tioga Pass 25-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, soon no impression, 5th of 13, 6l behind Psychometry (9-0) at Kempton 1m 2yo mdn fll (5) pol.