Amelia Jay was raised only 3lb after winning at Ayr but that still proved beyond her back at the same track last time. Chloe's Dream recorded her only win in a seller over track and trip last year and should give a good account while Lucky Lodge came good again on his latest start at Newcastle but is back up in the weights today. TIME FOR CRABBIES will need to to take another step forward after an improved effort at Wolverhampton but has scope for further progress on his handicap debut and gets a speculative vote.
Lucky Lodge 14-1 (8-10) Mid-divsion, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong to lead narrowly final 50 yards, held on, won at Newcastle 5f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gs beating Millkwood (9-5) by nk, 9 ran.
Chloe's Dream (IRE) 9-4fav (9-0) Tracked leaders, switched right 2f out, short lived effort entering final furlong, 6th of 9, 4l behind Edith Anne (9-5) at Ripon 5f 3yo sll hcp 0-65 (6) gs.
Time For Crabbies (IRE) 66-1 (9-2) Led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, soon lost 2nd, no impression when lost 3rd well inside final furlong, 4th of 12, 4l behind Josefa Goya (9-0) at Wolverhampton 5f mdn stks (5) pol in Jul.
Shatin Secret 25-1 (8-13) Mid-division, soon pushed along, never dangerous, 8th of 10, 4 1/2l behind Little Eli (8-6) at Wolverhampton 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Pearl Noir 7-1 (8-11) Stumbled soon after start, held up in touch, weakened over 2f out, last of 7, 28l behind Barbs Princess (9-2) at Goodwood 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Jun.
Fidget 16-1 (8-9) Prominent, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 9, 11l behind Eastern Dragon (9-11) at Warwick 6f 3yo app hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Amelia Jay 6-1 (8-7) Outpaced and always towards rear, 9th of 12, 9l behind Royal Bajan (9-10) at Ayr 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gd.
Robyn 25-1 (8-4) Outpaced towards rear, never on terms, 9th of 13, 7l behind Sophie's Beau (8-4) at Catterick 5f hcp 0-60 (6) sft.