Response is rated 10lb higher than Tanawar but is proving frustrating after finishing runner-up again at Ripon last time. MY HISTORY is less exposed with just the one run at Brighton to his name where he was beaten only a head. He gets the gets the vote to go one better in this. The others with experience make no appeal but the 300,000 euros colt El Cordobes is worth a second glance in the betting on his debut.
Cottam Maybel 66-1 (9-7) Slow into stride outpaced, never near leaders, 6th of 8, 21l behind Alegra (9-0) at Thirsk 1m mdn stks (4) gd in Aug.
El Cordobes (IRE) Montjeu colt out of Mayano Sophia.
Hurry Home Poppa (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, soon chased leaders, outpaced 3f out, soon ridden and behind, last of 5, 19l behind El Buen Turista (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 2yo nov stks (5) pol in Dec.
Lucky North Lucky Story gelding out of Eurolink Cafe.
My History (IRE) 5-1 (9-5) Tracked winner, ridden to lead narrowly when edged left over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, 2nd of 7, hd behind Dance King (9-5) at Brighton 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gf.
Razera (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Slowly away, in rear, headway over 3f out, went 4th over 1f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 29l behind Commissioned (9-2) at Catterick 1m 4f mdn stks (5) gd in Aug.
Response 11-8fav (9-3) Led, hard pressed over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra, 2nd of 9, 3 1/2l behind Spirit Of Rio (9-3) at Ripon 1m 2f 3yo & 4yo mdn (5) gd in Aug.
Rock On Bollinski Bollin Eric gelding out of Bred For Pleasure.
Tanawar (IRE) 16-1 (9-4) Held up well in rear, always behind, last of 9, 26l behind Bousatet (8-10) at Thirsk 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Aug.
Bad Medicine Motivator filly out of Sagina.