Staccato Valtat won over this trip at Bangor last month but has been raised 8lb, though should still confirm running with Hassadin. Pension Plan disappointed at Ayr after winning over track and trip in March when Zama Zama was third but Beyond is capable of running well fresh and blinkers may rejuvenate Enter Milan. ELEVEN FIFTY NINE was doing her best work at the finish over 2m5f at Cheltenham last time so looks a worth a try over 3m and usually competes at a higher level than this. She gets a tentative vote with old-timer Kayf Aramis likely to be picked off again up the home straight.
Kayf Aramis 33-1 (10-10) Prominent, carried right 4th, led 6th, headed next, ridden 3 out, faded before last, 13th of 17, 22l behind Big Easy (10-13) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Apr.
Eleven Fifty Nine 9-1 (10-9) Held up towards rear, headway after 3 out, ridden and one pace in 6th before last, 6th of 16, 16l behind Big Time Billy (9-13) at Cheltenham 2m 5f mrs lst hdl (1) gs in Apr.
Staccato Valtat (FR) 5-1 (10-6) In touch in mid-division, mistake 3rd, not fluent 6th, headway next, led before 2 out, stayed on well, in command towards finish, won at Bangor 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Apr beating The Fonz (11-4) by 3/4l, 10 ran.
Enter Milan (IRE) 6-1 (11-7) Held up mid-division, went 3rd halfway, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened, 8th of 9, well behind Scoter Fontaine (10-8) at Ffos Las 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) hvy in Mar.
Tell Me Y (IRE) 9-2fav (11-4) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden before 9th, weakened after 3 out, 10th of 12, well behind Everdon Brook (10-0) at Catterick 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Feb.
Beyond (IRE) 13-2 (10-2) Led, hit 3 out, ridden and headed before next, soon weakened, 5th of 11, 21l behind Fox Appeal (11-10) at Kempton 2m 5f hcp hdl (2) gs in Nov.
Zama Zama 25-1 (11-9) Behind, headway 5 out, chased leaders 3 out, stayed on well, never able to challenge, 3rd of 8, 5l behind Pension Plan (11-2) at Ffos Las 3m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Mar.
Pension Plan 4-1 (11-2) Held up in mid-division, jumped slowly and lost place 1st, headway before 3 out, no extra after next, 8th of 13, 14l behind Amigo (11-12) at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Apr.
Hassadin 11-2 (11-4) Led, ridden and headed approaching last, 3rd and one pace when not fluent last, 3rd of 10, 13l behind Staccato Valtat (10-6) at Bangor 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Apr.
My Legal Lady 33-1 (10-0) Tracked leaders on inside, lost place after 3 out, weakened next, 11th of 16, 42l behind Big Time Billy (9-13) at Cheltenham 2m 5f mrs lst hdl (1) gs in Apr.
Am I Blue 6-1 (11-2) With leader, led before 6th, headed 3 out, ridden and kept on before last, 3rd of 7, 5l behind Lord Of The Dunes (11-4) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gf.