WANDSWORTH ran well for a place at Bath on his reappearance and scored twice on the Polytrack last year. He gets the nod ahead of a similar type in Stormbound, who won at Bath on only his second start of the year and has scope for further progress. Voyageofdiscovery made the frame over track and trip off today's mark last time while a case can also be made for Whipper Snapper and Nassau Storm.
Nassau Storm 10-1 (9-11) Led early, soon taken back, in touch, ridden to press winner over 1f out, unable to quicken near finish, 3rd of 9, 1 1/2l behind Jailawi (9-6) at Windsor 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Aug.
Suehail 8-1 (9-13) Held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, some headway over 1f out, no impression, 5th of 9, 8l behind Buckstay (9-12) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jun.
Spiritual Star (IRE) 10-1 (9-11) Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, soon weakened, last of 10, 25l behind Kakatosi (9-10) at Newmarket 7f hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Aug.
Tatting 14-1 (9-7) Mid-division, pushed along over 4f out, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 8, 15l behind Starwatch (10-0) at Epsom Downs 1m hcp 0-80 (4) hvy in Aug.
Whipper Snapper (IRE) 7-1 (9-4) Held up in rear, ridden over 3f out, stayed alone towards stands side, edged left and stayed on inside final furlong, 3rd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Starwatch (9-0) at Windsor 1m hcp 0-90 (3) gs in Aug.
Wandsworth (IRE) 3-1 (8-10) Led, headed and ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, one pace into 3rd 100 yards out, 3rd of 5, 1 1/2l behind Ogbourne Downs (8-11) at Bath 1m hcp 0-90 (3) fm in Jun.
Bountybeamadam 16-1 (9-8) Led, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 4 1/2l behind Anya (9-3) at Windsor 1m flls hcp 0-85 (4) gs in Aug.
Voyageofdiscovery (USA) 8-1 (9-4) Slowly into stride, detatched in rear early, driven over 2f out, ridden to chase leaders over 1f out, stayed on to take 3rd near finish, flattered by proximity to easy winner, 3rd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Si Senor (9-6) at Kempton 1m 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) pol in Aug.
Stormbound (IRE) 11-4 (8-13) Chased leaders on inside, pushed along 3f out, ridden over 2f out, chased leader over 1f out, hard ridden inside final furlong, led final strides, won at Bath 1m hcp 0-70 (5) fm in Jun beating Not Rigg (8-8) by hd, 9 ran.
Hannington 8-1 (9-6) Held up towards rear, steady headway on outside halfway, chased leaders over 2f out, wide on home turn, ridden and every chance over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 2 1/2l behind Dutch Rifle (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f app hcap (5) in Aug.