ONE KOOL DUDE has probably come up against decent early-season types in his first two starts and can make it third time lucky. He was clear of the remainder when runner-up to stablemate Lily's Angel at Beverley earlier this month. Umph has his first run on turf after finding one too good at Kempton and Lingfield but he now lacks a bit of scope and newcomers J J Leary and Pea Shooter are potentially more interesting today. Choisan will probably need more time however.
Choisan (IRE) Choisir colt out of Attanagh.
Flying Pickets (IRE) 16-1 (8-9) Dwelt, mid-division, ridden over 1f out, no headway, 6th of 10, 14l behind Lily's Angel (8-6) at Beverley 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf.
J J Leary (IRE) Amadeus Wolf gelding out of Nautical Design.
Johnny Cavagin Superior Premium gelding out of Beyond The Rainbow.
Liebesziel Pursuit Of Love colt out of Pretty Miss.
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) Acclamation colt out of Sogno Verde.
One Kool Dude 4-6fav (8-11) Broke well, led, ridden and headed inside final furlong, kept on, held towards finish, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Lily's Angel (8-6) at Beverley 5f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf.
Pea Shooter Piccolo colt out of Sparkling Eyes.
Profile Star (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Slight lead, ridden and headed well over 1f out, chased winner until 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 8, 10l behind Hamza (9-3) at Musselburgh 5f 2yo mdn (5) gs.
Umph (IRE) 13-2 (8-13) Led, ridden 2f out, joined just inside final furlong, headed towards finish, 2nd of 5, 1 3/4l behind Dawn Lightning (7-13) at Lingfield 5f 2yo mdn auc stks (6) pol.