Innsbruck had a couple of moderate runs over hurdles last year after making a winning racecourse debut at Pontefract in October. Gabrial's Star isn't exactly consistent and appears to do better with some give while stablemate Nashville scored over 2m here in August and will probably find this on the short side. RUNNING DEER has won two of her last three, both under Louis Steward. She has a 6lb penalty for last week's Windsor victory but had a bit in hand and can complete a quick double. Licence To Till and Spanish Plume are also penalised for recent victories with the former making his debut for Tom Dascombe after being claimed after his success at Wolverhampton. Megan Carberry has been riding winners for Brian Ellison and the very versatile Ultimate is no forlorn hope, despite being better known as a jumper these days, as his last outing on the Flat resulted in an easy victory over this trip at Catterick.
Running Deer (IRE) 5-1 (9-1) Took keen hold early, tracked leaders, smooth headway on outside over 3f out, chased leaders over 2f out, went 2nd and edged right over 1f out, led 1f out, stayed on well, won at Windsor 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Apr beating Wilhana (9-3) by 3/4l, 7 ran.
Palazzo Bianco 33-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened well over 1f out, 10th of 19, 12l behind Chiberta King (9-2) at Royal Ascot 2m 6f stks (2) gf in Jun.
Licence To Till (USA) 5-1 (9-3) Made all, ridden over 1f out, held on well, won at Wolverhampton 1m 1f clm stks (6) pol in Apr beating War Poet (9-3) by 3/4l, 5 ran.
Innsbruck 50-1 (9-5) Held up towards rear, headway 3f out, switched towards far side rail and ridden 1f out, soon challenged, stayed on to lead narrowly well inside final furlong, held on, won at Pontefract 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gd in Sep beating Personable (9-5) by nk, 10 ran.
Gabrial's Star 15-2 (9-7) Held up towards rear, headway over 3f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on, 4th of 9, 2 1/2l behind Brigadoon (9-5) at Catterick 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Apr.
First Warning 10-1 (9-0) Tracked leading pair, ridden 3f out, effort 2f out, stayed on to chase winner approaching final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 5, 3l behind The Lock Master (9-13) at Southwell 1m 3f hcp 0-85 (4) fbs in Mar.
Ultimate 16-1 (8-13) Pushed along to lead, made all, ridden clear 2f out, ran on, unchallenged, won at Catterick 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Oct beating Arr' Kid (8-11) by 5l, 13 ran.
King Of Paradise (IRE) 12-1 (8-5) Soon led, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 10th of 12, 29l behind Jonny Delta (8-5) at Musselburgh 1m 6f hcp 0-105 (2) gf in Apr.
Nashville (IRE) 25-1 (9-6) Went right start, tracked leaders, pushed along over 4f out, weakened 2f out, last of 12, 18l behind Perfect Heart (9-9) at Haydock 2m hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Oct.
Future Security (IRE) 7-2fav (8-13) Held up towards rear, effort over 2f out, never dangerous, 6th of 9, 10l behind Villa Royale (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Mar.
Ocean Applause 10-1 (8-11) Held up, pushed along and some headway 3f out, lost place over 2f out, soon weakened, last of 7, 14l behind Sir Mike (9-7) at Yarmouth 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Apr.
Spanish Plume 11-2 (9-4) Made all, ridden clear inside final furlong, stayed on well, won at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Apr beating Sian Gwalia (9-6) by 3l, 5 ran.