Plenty of guesswork involved here and PLAY THE BLUES gets only a tentative vote. She went close over 6f at Folkestone when last seen, stays today's extra and has a bit of scope for improvement. Cape Kimberley won at Salisbury before he and the rest of the field allowed You've Been Mowed to make all and win by five lengths unchallenged over a mile here. The latter is 10lb higher today and will find this a lot tougher, while Emiratesdotcom faces very different conditions to the 6f on soft ground he won over at this track last time. Fault and Hippique could prove best of the rest.
You've Been Mowed 3-1fav (8-6) Made all, ridden clear 1f out, ran on well, won at Chepstow 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gf in May beating Tap Dance Way (9-7) by 5l, 9 ran.
Hobson 12-1 (8-11) Outpaced in rear, never on terms, 7th of 9, 10l behind April Fool (9-4) at Salisbury 7f clm stks (5) gf.
Exceedingly Bold 7-1 (9-1) Held up towards rear, ridden and switched left when headway over 1f out, sayed on same pace inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 5l behind Perfect Point (9-2) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Apr.
Play The Blues (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, took keen hold, headway when not much room and edged right well over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression on winner, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Anjomarba (9-0) at Folkestone 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in May.
Lutine Charlie (IRE) 16-1 (9-0) Soon led, headed over 3f out, weakened rapidly, tailed off, last of 12, well behind George Baker (8-9) at Salisbury 7f app hcp 0-70 (5) gf in May.
Hand Painted 7-1 (9-3) Outpaced, headway on outside over 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, 4th of 13, 7l behind Mymumsaysimthebest (9-7) at Goodwood 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in May.
Emiratesdotcom 3-1fav (9-7) Raced towards centre, held up in last pair, headway between hores over 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, driven and stayed on to lead last half furlong, won at Chepstow 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gd in May beating Miss Firefly (9-0) by 1/2l, 10 ran.
Fault 6-1 (9-5) Held up in rear, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, kept on well close home, 3rd of 11, 1l behind Wishformore (8-12) at Goodwood 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf in May.
Hippique 25-1 (9-3) With leader, lost place well over 2f out, 12th of 13, 22l behind Saddlers Bend (9-8) at Newbury 7f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gf in May.
Polar Annie 12-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, went 2nd over 3f out, led over 2f out until 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 8th of 12, 15l behind George Baker (8-9) at Salisbury 7f app hcp 0-70 (5) gf in May.
Cape Kimberley 15-2 (8-5) Took keen hold, raced alone on stands side, always prominent, ridden and edged left over 1f out, no impression on winner final furlong, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 9, 5l behind You've Been Mowed (8-6) at Chepstow 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gf in May.
El Libertador (USA) 13-2 (8-7) Mid-division on outside, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened, last of 11, 28l behind All Right Now (9-2) at Southwell 7f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Red Dagger (IRE) 16-1 (8-5) Keen, tracked leader, chased winner over 3f out until ridden 1f out, no extra, 5th of 9, 6l behind Bold Marc (9-5) at Haydock 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gs.
Royal Box 9-1 (10-11) Led after 1f, headed over 3f out, chased leader until over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 13, 8l behind Lethal (10-9) at Wolverhampton 6f am hcp 0-55 (6) pol in Jan.