There are one or two old favourites lining up for this competitive handicap, including the evergreen pair Beckermet and Roker Park, but we like the look of ALL OR NOTHIN. John Quinn's gelding is tried in a hood for the first time and though his ability to handle the going has to be taken on trust he ran a stormer behind Van Ellis at the course in June having previously obliged in a maiden over C&D. Parisian Pyramid goes well here and would be a big player if he could bounce back to form after a couple of heavy defeats. Sunraider had some smart form for Barry Hills and he's slowly dropped down the handicap over the last year or so. Paul Midgley now trains the son of Namid and the booking of Paul Mulrennan looks interesting. At slightly longer odds, Jarrow can also give a good account. Milton Bradley's charge stays this trip well and Matthew Lawson claims a valuable 5lb.
Roker Park (IRE) 16-1 (9-10) Mid-division stands side, driven over 2f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on to lead that side final 50 yards, no chance with far side, 4th of 23, 4l behind Jack Dexter (9-8) at Ayr 6f hcp (4) hvy.
Beckermet (IRE) 20-1 (8-11) Held up mid-division, ridden over 1f out, one pace, 5th of 12, 3 1/2l behind Common Touch (9-2) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-95 (3) hvy.
Layla's Hero (IRE) 33-1 (9-2) Dwelt, behind far side group, some headway entering final furlong, no impression, 19th of 23, 12l behind Mass Rally (9-9) at Ayr 6f hcp (3) hvy.
Jarrow (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Prominent, every chance over 1f out, faded final furlong, 6th of 15, 4 1/2l behind Kingsgate Choice (9-5) at Ascot 5f hcp 0-90 (3) gf.
Parisian Pyramid (IRE) 25-1 (9-4) Chased leader stand side group, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 11th of 19, 6l behind El Viento (9-6) at Ripon 6f hcp (2) gd in Aug.
All Or Nothin (IRE) 4-1fav (9-1) Chased leaders, ridden and wandered over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 11, 5l behind Springinmystep (9-3) at Newcastle 6f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gf in Jul.
Sunraider (IRE) 12-1 (9-5) Dwelt, with leader, pushed along over 2f out, ridden well over 1f out, soon weakened, 10th of 13, 6l behind Trade Secret (9-6) at Haydock 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gf.
Solar Spirit (IRE) 10-1 (8-13) Dwelt, held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, no impression, 10th of 15, 6l behind Fieldgunner Kirkup (9-1) at Thirsk 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Bathwick Bear (IRE) 6-1 (8-7) In rear, soon pushed along, drifted towards centre over 3f out, headway over 2f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Ajjaadd (9-1) at Leicester 5f hcp 0-95 (3) sft.
Masked Dance (IRE) 20-1 (9-2) Slight lead until halfway, chased leader, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 10, 6l behind Khubala (9-3) at Ffos Las 6f hcp 0-100 (2) sft in Aug.
Key Ambition 3-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, driven over 3f out, switched right and ridden over 2f out, headway under pressure over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong to go 2nd close home, no impression with winner, 2nd of 5, 2 1/2l behind Verbeeck (9-7) at Southwell 6f hcp 0-85 (4) fbs in Jan.
Green Park (IRE) 16-1 (8-10) Chased leaders stands side, effort 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on to lead that side inside final furlong, no impression with far side when headed final 50 yards, 6th of 23, 4 1/2l behind Jack Dexter (9-8) at Ayr 6f hcp (4) hvy.