Sharp And Smart was a consistent performer for Mick Halford in Ireland though her only success came from a 15lb lower mark. FROZEN OVER won here in September and ran well on his two subsequent starts. He reappeared with a fair effort at Lingfield and looks well enough treated to score again. Derfenna Art scored on soft ground here in June and can now run from a 1lb lower mark so he must be of interest along with Falcon's Reign, though the latter may prefer some give in the ground.
Balady (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) Led 1f, chased leader until 3f out, soon ridden and chased leaders, weakened inside final 2f, 11th of 16, 13l behind Take Two (8-12) at Newbury 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) gs in Apr.
Frozen Over 7-2fav (9-6) Dwelt held up, pushed along and headway 3f out, wide into straight 2f out, effort inside final furlong, no impression towards finish, 5th of 11, 1l behind Kingswinford (9-3) at Lingfield 1m hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Apr.
Falcon's Reign (FR) 25-1 (9-2) Chased leading pair, ridden over 1f out, lost 3rd final 100 yards, no extra, 5th of 16, 4l behind Dolphin Rock (9-6) at Pontefract 1m hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Apr.
Sharp And Smart (IRE) 7-4fav (9-10) Mid-division, headway into 5th 2f out, ridden into close 3rd 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 3rd of 14, 1l behind Toufan Express (9-10) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol in Sep.
Graylyn Valentino 5-1 (9-7) Slowly away in rear, headway on outer over 2f ou t, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 11, 13l behind Neige D'antan (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Dec.
Derfenna Art (IRE) 6-1 (9-5) Prominent, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 8, 1/2l behind Whispering Warrior (9-4) at Lingfield 1m 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Dec.
Hamis Al Bin (IRE) 14-1 (9-2) Led, ridden well over 2f out, headed 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakend and eased final furlong, last of 13, 18l behind One Scoop Or Two (8-11) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Oct.
Standing Strong (IRE) 9-2 (9-5) Held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 9l behind King Olav (9-6) at Kempton 1m 3f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Apr.
Hail Promenader (IRE) 16-1 (8-5) Mid-division, weakened over 2f out, last of 8, 6l behind Exceedexpectations (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Apr.
Saint Irene 14-1 (8-9) Dwelt, raced wide towards rear, headway into mid-division over 8f out, weakened over 2f out, last of 12, 16l behind Chella Thriller (9-7) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Spirit Of Gondree (IRE) 4-1 (9-7) Held up in last pair, outpaced 2f out, kept on under pressure inside final furlong, never on terms, 7th of 9, 2l behind Penbryn (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Mar.
The Mongoose 5-1fav (9-0) Dwelt, in rear, soon tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 9th of 11, 11l behind Romanticize (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Loyal N Trusted 12-1 (9-1) Raced keenly, chased leaders, hampered and snatched up well over 1f out, no chance after, 6th of 8, 15l behind Space War (9-2) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.