The veteran hurdler Dhaular Dhar wasn't beaten far in a similar race over this course and distance last week and it's a surprise to see him dropped in the ratings. BYRON'S DREAM was having only the eighth start of his career and tackling a mile for the first time when runner-up to Run Fat Lass Run at Newcastle. He had the more exposed Dansili Dutch behind and though it should be close between the pair again the former may just have the edge and can gain his first success. Lil Sophella is invariably well supported but she's let supporters down on too many occasions and is probably still a couple of pounds high in the weights. It's almost two years since Eastwood Ho won a race but he's dropped in the weights accordingly and will be better for his run at Newcastle where he attracted some support.
Camerooney 8-1 (9-7) Went left start, led, ridden over 2f out, headed 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 7, 2 3/4l behind Outlaw Torn (9-2) at Musselburgh 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf in May.
Dansili Dutch (IRE) 9-2 (8-13) Mid-division, headway when hampered and not clear run entering final 2f, switched left inside final furlong, ridden and ran on, not reach leaders, 4th of 10, 1 1/4l behind Push Me (9-13) at Hamilton 1m fll hcp (5) gd in May.
Eastward Ho 7-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, pushed along over 3f out, lost place over 2f out, soon weakened, 13th of 14, 21l behind Charles De Mille (9-0) at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Apr.
Byron's Dream 12-1 (9-4) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, every chance over 1f out, kept on well, 2nd of 11, nk behind Run Fat Lass Run (9-7) at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-60 (6) gd in May.
Kay Gee Be (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Tracked leaders in 3rd, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon outpaced, kept on final furlong, 5th of 8, 6l behind Lord Franklin (9-1) at Haydock 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in May.
Dhaular Dhar (IRE) 20-1 (9-10) Towards rear, ridden and headway on outer over 1f out, stayed on towards finish, nearest finish, 3rd of 10, 1 3/4l behind Remember Rocky (8-9) at Hamilton 1m 1f hcp 0-60 (6) gd in May.
Lil Sophella (IRE) 11-2 (8-8) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, ridden and effort 2f out, soon beaten, 5th of 7, 11l behind Outlaw Torn (9-2) at Musselburgh 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gf in May.
Joshua The First 16-1 (9-0) Tracked leader 2f, tracked leaders, ridden when weakened 2f out, last of 12, 38l behind Henpecked (9-3) at Ayr 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) gs in May.
Ebony Clarets 20-1 (8-6) Always towards rear, last of 10, 12l behind Push Me (9-13) at Hamilton 1m fll hcp (5) gd in May.
Liliargh (IRE) 12-1 (8-10) Behind, headway over 1f out, neever nearer, 6th of 11, 7l behind Polar Forest (9-2) at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-60 (6) gd in May.
Rutterkin (USA) 8-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden and slightly outpaced over 2f out, switched right approaching final furlong, stayed on to go 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 8, 8l behind Sam Spade (9-7) at Southwell 1m hcp (0-55) (6) fbs in Apr.