Mexican Jay isn't without claims but Alan Swinbank's FOURTH GENERATION really should be up to landing this; Mister Fantastic has a degree of ability and that should be enough for him to finish amongst the first few home. In his three runs to date our selection has shown a level of form that fully entitles him to his rating of 78, one that sets a clear standard here. His first run of the year at Wolverhampton was a strong one and as a son of Derby winner Kris Kin he can surely only improve for stepping up in trip. Mexican Jay is well regarded but her 423-day absence has to be a concern. She did cost a packet so it's little surprise connections are keen to persevere with her and the market will guide us in relation to her chance. Mister Fantastic has work to do as a 64-rated sort who isn't certain to stay but such is the lack of strength in this field that he has to be factored in to calculations. Opening Nite and Tobernea both represent top yards and shouldn't be ruled out, particularly the latter whose half-brother Act Of Kalanisi won on his second start for this yard having not shown much on debut. Perhaps Opening Nite will improve for this better ground but in truth he'll have to and this weak race can go to Fourth Generation.
Barbarian 22-1 (9-11) Pushed along towards rear halfway, struggling after, never a factor, 9th of 14, 21l behind Tomintoul Star (9-0) at Southwell 1m mdn hcp 0-60 (6) fbs.
Corky Dancer 20-1 (9-9) Always in rear, last of 8, 19l behind Ashbrittle (8-13) at Hamilton 1m 3f mdn stks (5) gs.
La Bacouetteuse (FR) 40-1 (9-0) Mid-division, headway over 4f out, ridden and hung left over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 11, 7l behind Graceful Descent (8-6) at Hamilton 1m 3f clm stks (6) gd.
Mister Fantastic 33-1 (9-1) Always behind, 11th of 13, 17l behind Allformary (8-13) at Thirsk 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Sep.
Real Desire 50-1 (8-4) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 2f out, soon headed, weakened final furlong, 7th of 10, 10l behind Marjury Daw (9-11) at Ayr 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gd.
Dancing Ghost (IRE) 33-1 (7-12) Slowly into stride, in rear, never a factor, 7th of 11, 30l behind Majehar (9-1) at Southwell 1m 4f clm stks (6) fbs in Nov.
Mexican Jay (USA) 11-1 (8-10) In touch, ridden over 3f out, one pace, 3rd of 10, 13l behind Charity Belle (8-10) at Newcastle 1m 2f fll mdn stks (5) gf in May '09.
Secret Sortie (IRE) 100-1 (9-3) Held up, always behind, 10th of 11, 18l behind Miss Jean Brodie (8-12) at Doncaster 1m 2f 3yo fll stks (4) gf in Jun.
Barra Raider 16-1 (8-9) Dwelt, held up towards rear, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 8th of 9, 22l behind Royal Swain (10-0) at Thirsk 1m 4f mdn stks (5) gf in May.
Fourth Generation (IRE) 12-1 (9-3) Led early, prominent, ridden to lead 1f out, headed towards finish, 2nd of 12, 1l behind Miss Antonia (8-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn auc stks (6) pol.
Opening Nite (IRE) 18-1 (9-2) Dwelt, soon tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out, 5th of 8, 16l behind Ashbrittle (8-13) at Hamilton 1m 3f mdn stks (5) gs.
Red Storm Rising 66-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride, behind most of way, 9th of 11, 19l behind Highland Knight (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 3yo mdn stks (5) pol in Jun.
Sposalizio (IRE) 9-2 (8-10) Chased leaders, switched right 3f out, soon carried head high, weakened over 1f out, 4th of 5, 16l behind Widezain (8-10) at Newcastle 1m 4f mdn auc stks (6) gd in May.
Tobernea (IRE) 7-1 (9-0) Led 1f, tracked leader, ridden 2f out, soon weakened, 7th of 12, 9l behind Chain Of Events (9-0) at Redcar 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gf in Jun.
Chardonnay Star (IRE) 66-1 (8-4) Behind and soon outpaced, lost touch after 3f, never a factor, last of 9, 45l behind Killusty Fancy (9-0) at Southwell 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) fbs in Jun.
Large Scotch 100-1 (8-8) Behind and keen early, never a factor, 13th of 16, 38l behind Mortbet (8-13) at Leicester 1m 2f 3yo & 4yo mdn (5) gd.