Fruit Pastille opened his account over a mile at Lingfield last month and is upped 4lb. Dalaki was successful over 7f at Beverley earlier but has struggled over longer trips subsequently. THIS IS THE DAY (NAP) went close at Epsom on only her second start of the year. Racing off the same mark in this, Charlie Fellowes' filly can get off the mark. Matraash has been placed in plating company of late and Arlecchino has tumbled down the weights since recording his only win so far in July of last year.
Matraash (USA) 7-1 (9-11) Held up in last pair, headway over 3f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, went 2nd final 75 yards, no impression on winner, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Mixed Message (9-1) at Redcar 1m 2f sell stks (6) gf in Jul.
Whinging Willie (IRE) 28-1 (8-7) Chased leaders on outside, went 2nd after 3f until ridden over 2f out, chased leaders, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 12, 7l behind Barwick (9-4) at Brighton 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
This Is The Day 10-1 (9-5) Dwelt, soon tracked leaders, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, not pace to challenge inside final furlong, 2nd of 6, 1 3/4l behind Inspector Norse (9-3) at Epsom Downs 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jul.
Zaeem 12-1 (9-13) Held up in mid-division, headway on outside travelling well over 3f out, weakened rapidly over 2f out, 11th of 12, 21l behind Ragged Robbin (8-13) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.
Arlecchino (IRE) 8-1 (9-8) Bumped start, chased leaders, pushed along and no impression final 3f, 6th of 11, 6l behind Always Resolute (8-8) at Haydock 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gd.
Dalaki (IRE) 16-1 (8-6) Led after 2f, ridden and headed approaching 2f out, weakened final furlong, last of 5, 7l behind Mizzou (9-7) at Doncaster 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gf.
Fruit Pastille 5-1 (9-3) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, soon hard pressed, kept on well under pressure, won at Lingfield 1m mdn hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jul beating Celestial Ray (9-6) by nk, 12 ran.
Sixties Love 33-1 (9-0) Held up behind in touch, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace, no chance with leaders, 5th of 7, 14l behind Tearless (9-11) at Goodwood 1m 1f fll mdn stks (5) gd in Jun.
Ganymede 16-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders on outside, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 9th of 14, 23l behind Jarlath (9-1) at Newbury 1m 4f hcp 0-70 (5) gd.