Entrapping beat lower rated horses than today's opposition in a seller at Lingfield last time and will find this tougher. SOVEREIGN POWER is preferred on his return to action as he ran his best race so far when sixth over track and trip in November. Tagalaka wasn't beaten far when fourth at this track before a modest effort at Bath while Index Waiter and Many Elements could figure on last season's best form on the Polytrack.
Sovereign Power 33-1 (9-5) Towards rear, driven over 2f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on well on inside final furlong, never nearer, 6th of 12, 5l behind Teolagi (9-5) at Kempton 1m 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Nov.
Entrapping 9-4 (8-12) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd over 4f out, led inside final 2f, soon ridden, kept on final furlong, won at Lingfield 1m 2f 3yo sell stks (6) pol in Feb beating Aphrodite Spirit (8-7) by 1 3/4l, 6 ran.
Tagalaka (IRE) 20-1 (8-10) Mid-division, outpaced on outside 2f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, weakened inside final furlong, 11th of 14, 6l behind Echo Brava (9-3) at Bath 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.
Bertie Moon 66-1 (9-1) Held up towards rear, kept on from over 1f out, just held for 3rd place close home, 4th of 10, 14l behind Secret Talent (9-1) at Kempton 7f mdn auc stks (5) pol in Apr.
Bullseye Babe 66-1 (9-0) Held up in rear, ridden and edged left over 2f out, soon well beaten, 9th of 10, 8l behind Beat of The Drum (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3yo mdn fll (5) pol in Apr.
Index Waiter 10-1 (8-13) Ridden leaving stalls, soon led, headed over 1f out, weakened towards finish, 6th of 11, 4l behind Aeronwyn Bryn (9-3) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Sep.
Many Elements 11-1 (8-11) Tracked winner, ridden over 1f out, kept on and always held, 2nd of 5, 1 3/4l behind Tartan Blue (8-8) at Kempton 5f 2yo clm stks (6) pol in Nov.
Whiskeymack 7-2 (8-11) Tracked leaders, under pressure over 2f out, soon lost place, 8th of 10, 9l behind Amelia Hull (8-6) at Lingfield 1m 2yo sell stks (6) pol in Nov.
Duchess Of Dreams 33-1 (8-8) Towards rear, modest late progess, no impression, 7th of 12, 13l behind Surround Sound (9-5) at Redcar 1m 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Eliya 50-1 (8-2) Towards rear in 5th, pushed along, kept on from over 1f out, no impression, 4th of 7, 13l behind Milly's Gift (8-9) at Kempton 6f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Mar.
Satwa's Sister 40-1 (8-10) Raced wide always in rear, 6th of 7, 13l behind Silca's Dream (9-1) at Wolverhampton 5f mdn stks (5) pol in Mar.