VICTORIAN NUMBER scored over 6f here in March and gets the token vote to follow-up in a poor handicap. Blue Noodles also ended a long losing streak in March and has made the frame on a couple of occasions since then while Custom House may figure off his current mark. Katmai River and Athwaab are others with past form to figure but the remainder are even harder to fancy.
Athwaab 33-1 (8-12) Mid-division on inside, outpaced 2f out, never on terms, 9th of 14, 13l behind Dreams Of Glory (8-13) at Bath 5f hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Apr.
Victorian Number (FR) 4-1 (9-2) Chased leaders on inside, went 2nd over 1f out, ridden to lead final 100 yards, won at Kempton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Mar beating Slatey Hen (9-0) by 1l, 12 ran.
Blue Noodles 11-1 (8-13) Led, clear 4f out, reduced lead when hung right from over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Abhaath (9-6) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Katmai River (IRE) 14-1 (8-10) Keen in touch, ridden over 2f out, no impression, 8th of 12, 6l behind Teen Ager (9-0) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Apr.
Custom House (IRE) 8-1 (8-9) Tracked leader, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, no impression when lost 3rd inside final furlong, 4th of 7, 4 1/2l behind Bold Ring (8-13) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Guest Book (IRE) 50-1 (8-10) Slowly into stride, mid-division, lost place 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 8, 15l behind Rock Song (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Apr.
Batchworth Firefly 14-1 (9-6) Slowly away, always in rear, 10th of 11, 13l behind Poetry Writer (9-6) at Lingfield 1m stks 0-55 (6) pol in Apr.
Royal Acclamation (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Chased leader until ridden 3f out, chased leaders until weakened well over 1f out, behind and eased inside final furlong, last of 10, 20l behind First Rebellion (8-8) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Apr.
Prophet In A Dream 50-1 (9-7) Off the pace towards rear, never on terms, last of 13, 27l behind The Mongoose (9-8) at Salisbury 7f ldy hcp 0-65 (6) gf.