Green Manalishi has shown improved form in recent starts having been given a break by the handicapper and Kevin Ryan's eight-year-old has to be respected off just a 2lb higher mark than when a close third behind Kaldoun Kingdom in the Silver Cup last week but FOL HOLLOW ran even better in the Ayr Gold Cup and gets the vote to resume winning ways with Atlantic Story rated the best of the rest. The selection was ninth but beaten just over three lengths by Jimmy Styles at Ayr and he should take plenty of beating for David Nicholls racing off a 1lb lower mark today. David Barron's Jaconet has been in good form of late but the handicapper has taken note of that and he may struggle off his new mark today, while Doctor Parkes faces no easy task off a 4lb higher mark than when a narrow winner at Ripon recently. Henry Candy's Oldjoesaid handles fast ground but is probably better on a softer surface and of more interest may be the Irish challenger Copper Dock, who has run well on the Polytrack at Dundalk in his last two starts. Mick Easterby's Atlantic Story has been running consistently well of late and should again be thereabouts but a better bet looks to be Fol Hollow, who can gain compensation for his decent effort in defeat in the Ayr Gold Cup.
Hoh Hoh Hoh 16-1 (9-9) Slowly into stride, held up in touch, pushed along halfway, ridden over 1f out, weakened final 1f, 8th of 9, 5l behind Strike The Deal (9-9) at Doncaster 5f Listed stks (1) gf.
Hamish McGonagall 6-1 (9-4) Prominent, lost place halfway, 10th of 16, 6l behind Cheveton (8-9) at Haydock 5f hcp 0-100 (2) gd.
Fol Hollow (IRE) 40-1 (8-10) Led stands side group, ridden over 1f out, headed by that group inside final furlong, kept on, 9th of 26, 3l behind Jimmy Styles (9-2) at Ayr 6f hcp (2) gd.
Oldjoesaid 14-1 (9-3) Towards rear stands side, ridden over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, nearest finish, 6th of 22, 3 1/2l behind Santo Padre (9-1) at Doncaster 6f hcp (2) gf.
Canadian Danehill (IRE) 7-1 (9-7) Mid-division, ridden and weakened final furlong, 11th of 14, 6l behind Blue Jack (9-6) at Sandown 5f hcp 0-100 (2) gf in Aug.
Jaconet (USA) 10-1 (9-1) Led stands side group, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra, 7th of 22, 4l behind Santo Padre (9-1) at Doncaster 6f hcp (2) gf.
Green Manalishi 16-1 (9-2) In touch far side group, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 25, 3/4l behind Kaldoun Kingdom (8-12) at Ayr 6f hcap (2) gd.
River Falcon 40-1 (9-8) Chased leaders far side group, ridden well over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 7th of 25, 3 1/2l behind Kaldoun Kingdom (8-12) at Ayr 6f hcap (2) gd.
Copper Dock (IRE) 7-1 (9-5) Held up on inner, 9th went not clear run 2f out, 6th 1f out, kept on well, 4th of 14, 2l behind Calm Bay (9-0) at Dundalk 5f hcp 60-90 pol.
Atlantic Story (USA) 9-1 (9-3) Led, ridden over 1f out, headed well inside last, no extra towards finish, 3rd of 20, 3/4l behind Silver Wind (8-12) at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gf.
Mandurah (IRE) 10-1 (9-0) Prominent, under pressure 2f out, weakening when hampered inside final furlong, 8th of 9, 5l behind Group Therapy (9-10) at Ascot 5f hcp 105 (2) gd in Aug.
Impressible 9-1 (8-13) Led, ridden and headed 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Haajes (8-8) at Ffos Las 5f hcp 0-95 (3) gd.
Piscean (USA) 28-1 (9-4) Always behind, 19th of 20, 12l behind Silver Wind (8-12) at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-90 (3) gf.
Doctor Parkes 7-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, ridden to lead over 1f out, driven out, won at Ripon 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Aug beating La Brigitte (9-4) by nk, 9 ran.
Lenny Bee 11-4fav (9-7) Chased leaders, every chance over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on, 3rd of 9, 1/2l behind Ocean Blaze (8-9) at Goodwood 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gf.