TWO MINDS returned from over three years off the track with a victory over course and distance last month. He looks capable of making up for lost time on that evidence and has more scope than Dandarrell. The latter has gone very close at Newcastle the last twice but is now 8lb higher than November's win at Wolverhampton.Yajber is open to further progress after a recent pipe-opener at Lingfield but South Cape and Tenessee look to be treading water off their current marks so course and distance winner Divine Rule makes more appeal.
Tenessee 7-2 (9-7) Led early, chased (clear) winner until over 5f out, chased leaders in 3rd, driven and went 2nd again well over 1f out until 1f out, no extra towards finish, 5th of 13, 4 1/2l behind Beauchamp Xerxes (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jun.
Yajber (USA) 33-1 (9-3) Always in rear, last of 9, 4 1/2l behind Copperwood (9-2) at Lingfield 1m hacp 0-70 (5) pol in May.
Dandarrell 11-2 (8-12) Tracked leader, led over 1f out, soon ridden, headed narrowly final 50 yards, kept on, no extra in 3rd near finish, 3rd of 14, 3/4l behind Never Forever (9-5) at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jun.
Barnmore 20-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride, towards rear, some headway on inside over 2f out, ridden and no impression well over 1f out, 9th of 13, 10l behind Green Wadi (9-8) at Kempton 1m 3f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Oct '11.
South Cape 12-1 (8-6) Slowly into stride, mid-division, headway over 3f out, chased leaders over 2f out, stayed on same pace final furlong, 5th of 17, 4l behind Intomist (8-11) at Salisbury 7f app hcp 0-70 (5) gs in May.
Two Minds (FR) 12-1 (9-4) Held up mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on and edged right towards finish, won at Kempton 1m hcp 0-68 (6) pol in Jun beating Victorian Number (9-7) by 1 1/2l, 14 ran.
Divine Rule (IRE) 8-1 (8-9) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, one pace, 6th of 7, 3 1/2l behind Standpoint (9-3) at Lingfield 1m 2f hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Jun.
Bladewood Girl 25-1 (9-1) Awkward leaving stalls, took keen hold and held up towards rear, never on terms, 11th of 12, 11l behind Easter Diva (9-5) at Windsor 1m 2f fll hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jun.
Kindia (IRE) 33-1 (9-4) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, soon well beaten, 9th of 13, 8l behind Shahrazad (8-12) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in May.
Cocohatchee 50-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, towards rear, short lived effort on inside 2f out, 8th of 11, 6l behind Levi Draper (9-9) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jun.
Wyndham Wave 5-2fav (9-1) Tracked leaders, not much room briefly on bend over 5f out, pushed along over 3f out, lost place over 1f out, 5th of 8, 5l behind Greyemkay (8-10) at Ffos Las 1m hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Baltic Blade (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) Went left start, prominent, lost place 3f out, 8th of 11, 11l behind Evident (9-5) at Lingfield 7f 3yo mdn (5) gs in Jun.
Karate (IRE) 7-1 (9-5) Held up in last pair, headway on inside over 2f out, one pace and no impression final furlong, 6th of 10, 6l behind Wyndham Wave (8-11) at Kempton 1m app hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jun.
Lisa's Legacy 20-1 (8-13) Held up in last pair, switched left 2f out, headway and keeping on when hampered over 1f out, plugged on inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 5l behind Orbison (9-5) at Windsor 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun.