Norfolk Sky was no match for Parlour Games at Market Rasen last month and the trainer of the latter has MY DIRECTION in this so has a line on Brian Barr's charge. McCoy's mount won by 23 lengths on his second start having run Collodi, who beat a decent sort at Market Rasen next time, to a neck on debut. Uriah Heep is a bit more exposed but was taking on strong opposition last time and shouldn't be written off just yet and is preferred to ex-pointer I No Understand and French import Northern Bay.
Uriah Heep (FR) 11-2 (10-6) Held up in mid-division, not fluent 5th, not clear run on inside after 3 out, no impression before 2 out, 8th of 13, 30l behind Purple Bay (10-11) at Market Rasen 2m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gs in Jul.
Norfolk Sky 7-2 (11-5) Jumped left and not always fluent, led until after 1st, led again after 3rd, headed after 2 out, no chance with winner from last, 2nd of 6, 8l behind Parlour Games (11-5) at Market Rasen 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Jul.
My Direction 2-11fav (10-11) Led to after 1st, tracked leader, led again after 3 out, drew clear on bit between last 2, unextended, won at Stratford 2m 3f mdn hdl (4) gf in Jul beating Boher Lad (11-3) by 23l, 6 ran.
I No Understand (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Gd hdwy 12; led 3 out; rdn out, won at Chaddesley Corbett 3m ptp gd in May '11 beating Tang Royal (10-7) by 2 1/2l, 13 ran.
Northern Bay (GER) 8-1 (10-7) 6th of 16, 10l behind Willem (10-7) at Compiegne(FR) 2m 1f 4yo hdl sft in May.