This is wide-open and FEARLESS POET only gets a speculative vote on account of the fact he won a shade cosily over 7f here last time and stays the extra furlong. Jackie Love looks held and she has since finished behind Lovat Lane at this track. However, the latter has something to find on collateral form with recent Lingfield runner-up Kucharova, while Emerald Royal is yet another with claims having beaten Teen Ager when scoring over C&D a fortnight ago.
Kucharova (IRE) 12-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on one pace, 2nd of 9, 3/4l behind Crocodile Bay (8-10) at Lingfield 7f app hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Polar Auroras 12-1 (8-13) In rear, headway and switched left over 1f out, hung left and kept on under pressure inside final furlong, 6th of 12, 3l behind Garstang (9-5) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jan.
Pahente 33-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 12th of 15, 36l behind Slumbering Sioux (9-5) at Yarmouth 1m 2yo hcp 0-60 (6) sft in Oct '10.
Yanbu (USA) 9-2 (9-3) Prominent, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, last of 10, 39l behind Aerodynamic (9-7) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Nov.
Lean Machine 9-1 (9-2) Raced wide close up, ridden over 3f out, weakened 2f out, soon eased, 12th of 13, 23l behind Warden Bond (8-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Jan.
Warbond 10-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, headway on outside over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never troubled leaders, 7th of 12, 8l behind Shaunas Spirit (8-12) at Kempton 7f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Jan.
Fearless Poet (IRE) 7-2fav (9-1) Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden entering final furlong, kept on, won at Kempton 7f hcp 0-50 (7) pol in Jan beating Royal Acclamation (8-10) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Teen Ager (FR) 9-1 (9-3) Dwelt keen in rear, good headway over 1f out, not clear run entering final furlong, kept on one pace, 6th of 12, 4l behind Emerald Royal (8-12) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-50 (7) pol.
Jackie Love (IRE) 5-1 (8-9) In rear, ran on final furlong, not reached leaders, 5th of 12, 1 3/4l behind Lovat Lane (8-13) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-50 (7) pol.
Emerald Royal 9-2 (8-12) Held up towards rear, eased to outer over 1f out, ridden and ran on to lead inside final furlong, readily, won at Kempton 1m hcp 0-50 (7) pol beating Cairanne (8-9) by 1l, 12 ran.
Lovat Lane 8-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Kempton 7f hcp 0-50 (7) pol beating Wee Buns (8-12) by 3/4l, 12 ran.
Holyfield Warrior (IRE) 9-1 (8-6) Raced wide, chased leaders, weakened over 2f out, 9th of 13, 16l behind Karate (8-10) at Kempton 1m hcp (6) pol in Dec.
Hot Tub 7-1 (9-0) Took keen hold, soon in touch on inside, went left over 7f out, ridden and weakened over 3f out, soon behind, tailed off, last of 13, 49l behind Harrys Yer Man (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-50 (7) pol.
By Implication 6-1 (9-0) Held up, outpaced over 2f out, kept on final furlong, 8th of 12, 5l behind Emerald Royal (8-12) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-50 (7) pol.