Kwanto and Faluka may figure stepping up in trip but Red Tulip is preferred after a her third over today's distance at Wolverhampton. She was still beaten five lengths, however, and a chance is taken on DON EDUARDO, fourth when up against higher rated horses than today's opposition in a claimer at Salisbury last week. Handsome Stranger also went close in plating company last time while Serenata is another with a shout having tumbled 14lb down the weights since December.
Kwanto 12-1 (8-9) Tracked leaders, lost place and dropped to rear halfway, 6th of 7, 10l behind Jontleman (9-0) at Wolverhampton 6f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Apr.
Faluka (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Prominent, pushed along and lost place over 3f out, no impression final 2f, 5th of 7, 8l behind Different (9-0) at Yarmouth 5f 3yo mdn aut (6) gf in Apr.
Red Tulip 9-2 (9-6) Slowly into stride and switched left to inside after start, held up towards rear, steady headway halfway, chased leaders over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, stayed on same pace towards finish, 3rd of 10, 5l behind Moma Lee (9-7) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Katy Spirit (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) Rearing in stalls, dwelt, soon chased leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden and no impression over 1f out, last of 6, 4 1/2l behind Edged Out (9-6) at Chepstow 6f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Sunny Hollow 4-1 (8-7) Slowly into stride, in rear, effort over 1f out, no impression, 6th of 7, 8l behind Marmot Bay (8-13) at Wolverhampton 6f 2yo sell stks (6) pol in Nov.
Ishisoba 20-1 (9-2) Held up mid-division, ridden over 1f out, one pace, 7th of 14, 9l behind Order Of Service (9-5) at Kempton 1m 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Apr.
Epic Charm 25-1 (8-8) Towards rear, driven 2f out, ridden and stayed on inside final furlong, never nearer, 7th of 15, 4l behind Black Rider (8-13) at Doncaster 7f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Serenata (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Held up towards rear, some late moderate progress, never involved, 8th of 10, 6l behind Girl Of Cadiz (9-2) at Lingfield 7f fll hcp (5) pol in Apr.
Handsome Stranger (IRE) 9-4 (8-5) Close up, headway on inner to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 4, 1 1/4l behind Sutton Sid (8-12) at Lingfield 1m 3yo sell stks (6) pol.
Our Three Graces (IRE) 20-1 (9-4) In touch, ridden over 2f out, not trouble leaders, 7th of 12, 5l behind Blazeofenchantment (9-4) at Lingfield 7f 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Dec.
Don Eduardo 50-1 (8-0) Chased leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, plugged on again inside final furlong, almost snatched 3rd, 4th of 8, 5l behind Princess Cammie (7-7) at Salisbury 7f 3yo clm (5) gs.
Lincolnrose (IRE) 100-1 (9-0) Driven forward to lead after 1f, headed over 3f out, lost place over 2f out, 13th of 14, 32l behind Mango Diva (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3yo mdn fll (5) pol.