Lone Warrior has been mixing it in much better company after his Salisbury debut victory but ran poorly at Newbury last time and will need to do much better. SAFETY CHECK landed a strong Newmarket nursery last time, when Zampa Manos was 7l behind, and is progressing enough to take this while Day Of Conquest defied a huge starting price to land a Leicester nursery where there looked more to come.
Day Of Conquest 25-1 (9-5) Close up, led over 1f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong, won at Leicester 7f 2yo mdn (4) gf in Aug beating Shafrah (9-5) by 2 1/4l, 10 ran.
Greed Is Good 3-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders, headway 2f out, ridden to lead 1f out, stayed on well final furlong, won at Thirsk 1m 2yo mdn (4) gd in Aug beating Hartnell (9-5) by 1 1/4l, 10 ran.
Lone Warrior (IRE) 9-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, hard ridden halfway, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7, 19l behind Somewhat (9-0) at Newbury 7f Listed stks 2yo (1) gd in Aug.
Safety Check (IRE) 3-1fav (9-7) Bumped start, held up in touch, headway over 2f out, led over 1f out, edged left, ran on, won at Newmarket 7f 2yo hcp 0-95 (3) gs in Aug beating Ticking Katie (8-7) by nk, 6 ran.
Samtu (IRE) 50-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, faded inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 8l behind Bow Creek (9-0) at Chester 1m 2yo mdn (4) gd in Aug.
Zampa Manos (USA) 5-1 (8-10) Chased leaders, outpaced halfway, rallying when hung left over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 6, 7l behind Safety Check (9-7) at Newmarket 7f 2yo hcp 0-95 (3) gs in Aug.