A competitive enough contest here, with Agent Stone, All The Nines, Where's Reiley all last-time winners and Al Mugtareb a recent scorer and for today we will side with WHERE'S REILEY. With a decent effort at this track to his name a positive start, he then got his head in front for the first time at Newcastle last time. This trip looked ideal on that occasion, and he looks well capable of finding enough improvement to defy a 6lbs penalty with the yard flying. Agent Stone wore a first-time visor when scoring at Doncaster earlier in the month, although the headgear is dispensed with tonight. Trip and ground suit and he should be very competitive once again from this mark. All The Nines was an easy Southwell winner last time out in a pretty poor maiden and will find this a fair bit tougher, especially on what will be faster ground, so she has a bit to prove. Mark Johnston's Al Mugtareb won his maiden at Catterick last month before being found out in handicap company at Newcastle. The return to 6f looks likely to be a positive, but preference is for Where's Reiley.
Red Kyte 66-1 (8-12) With leader, led 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 9, 10l behind Swiss Diva (9-2) at Lingfield 6f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) pol.
Cool Art (IRE) 15-8fav (9-9) Took keen hold, dropped in from wide draw, held up in rear, headway on wide outside well over 1f out, went 3rd entering final furlong, one pace, 4th of 9, 1 3/4l behind Taste Of Honey (8-4) at Lingfield 7f 3yo clm stks (6) pol in Apr.
Agent Stone (IRE) 14-1 (9-2) In touch, driven to lead well over 1f out, kept on gamely final furlong, won at Doncaster 6f mdn auc stks (5) gd beating La Zamora (8-11) by 3/4l, 11 ran.
All The Nines (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) Close up, ridden over 3f out, chased leader 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden clear, won at Southwell 6f mdn auc stks (5) fbs in Apr beating Diamond Blade (9-1) by 5l, 11 ran.
Al Mugtareb (IRE) 4-1 (8-11) Close up, ridden 3f out, weakened well over 1f out, 8th of 9, 20l behind Floor Show (8-13) at Newcastle 7f hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Apr.
Liberty Diamond 25-1 (9-1) Prominent, ridden and weakened over 2f out, eased when beaten final furlong, last of 9, 38l behind Hysterical Lady (8-8) at Thirsk 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Where's Reiley (USA) 7-1 (8-7) In touch centre, led group over 1f out, overall leader inside final furlong, kept on, won at Newcastle 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gs beating Solis (8-9) by 3/4l, 14 ran.
Exceedingly Good (IRE) 10-3 (8-13) Steadied at start and held up in rear, headway on inner over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 3rd of 5, 5l behind Fitzolini (8-6) at Catterick 6f 2yo hcp (4) gs in Aug.