MISTER MANANNAN returned to winning ways over track and trip last week. He carries 6lb extra for this but won off a higher mark at the track last year and Dandy Nicholls' charge can confirm running with Mey Blossom and go in again. Rich Again beat Flash City at Haydock earlier this month and the latter has since gone close at Musselburgh. Ace Master scored over 6f at Doncaster last week but his only previous win over the minimum trip came in heavy ground. Emjayem is one of the least exposed but needs to dig a bit deeper off his current mark.
Mister Manannan (IRE) 10-3fav (9-8) Dwelt keen held up, headway over 1f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, won at Beverley 5f hcp 0-75 (5) gd beating Medici Time (9-1) by 1/2l, 12 ran.
Lady Ibrox 14-1 (9-5) Ridden along to soon lead, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 5, 6l behind Abi Scarlet (8-9) at Southwell 6f fll hcp (4) fbs in May.
Ace Master 25-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, challenged over 2f out, kept on to lead post, won at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gd beating Clubland (8-12) by hd, 12 ran.
Emjayem 8-1 (9-9) Hampered start, held up in touch, headway over 1f out, not much room and squeezed through inside final furlong, keeping on in 3rd when badly hampered and snatched up 100 yards out, not recover, lost 3rd close home, 4th of 14, 2l behind Head Space (9-11) at Doncaster 5f hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Flash City (ITY) 6-4fav (9-2) Tracked leaders, chased winner inside final furlong, just held near finish, 2nd of 6, hd behind Space Artist (9-11) at Musselburgh 5f hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
Lost In Paris (IRE) 50-1 (8-5) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 11th of 14, 7l behind Thatcherite (8-13) at Beverley 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Rich Again (IRE) 9-2 (8-9) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on towards finish, led post, won at Haydock 5f hcp 0-80 (4) gf beating Cruise Tothelimit (9-11) by ns, 11 ran.
Dodina (IRE) 10-3fav (8-8) Led, headed halfway, weakened final furlong, 7th of 12, 8l behind Logans Lad (9-0) at Catterick 6f sell stks (6) gf.
Mey Blossom 5-1 (8-9) In touch, chased leading pair 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, held when lost 3rd towards finish, 4th of 10, 2 1/2l behind Majestic Manannan (9-6) at Pontefract 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gf.