REDVERS landed his maiden over today's trip at Pontefract last month. He handles Polytrack and Ralph Beckett's gelding is taken to follow-up on his handicap debut given both of Barnet Fair's recent wins came over 5f as did Perfect Pastime's victory at Goodwood. In contrast, Sand Owl and Firstknight have done their winning over a longer distance, while Flashbang has been well beaten in a couple of starts on turf since scoring here in April.
Barnet Fair 7-2 (7-11) Towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Musselburgh 5f 3yo hcp 0-105 (2) gf beating Bold Bidder (8-7) by 1 1/2l, 7 ran.
Penny's Pearl (IRE) 5-1 (9-7) Outpaced throughout, 6th of 7, 10l behind Quality Art (9-7) at Windsor 5f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gf in May.
Sand Owl 8-1 (9-1) Held up in centre group, headway over 2f out, hampered and squeezed out over 1f out, not recover, 10th of 16, 9l behind Rhythm Of Light (8-13) at Newbury 7f 3yo fll hcp 0-85 (4) gf in May.
Perfect Pastime 5-2fav (9-2) Off the pace in last pair, ridden and headway 1f out, running on when not clear run inside final furlong, snatched up and not able to challenge, eased, 4th of 6, 2l behind Style And Panache (8-13) at Windsor 5f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Firstknight 11-1 (9-2) Led until approaching 5f out, stayed handy, led again over 1f out, driven out final furlong, always holding on, won at Lingfield 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in May beating Ceffyl Gwell (9-5) by nk, 14 ran.
Flashbang 16-1 (8-8) Raced stands side close up, ridden 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 8th of 12, 14l behind Swiss Dream (9-4) at Newmarket 6f 3yo fll hcp 0-85 (4) gd in May.
Redvers (IRE) Evensfav (9-3) Chased leaders, went 2nd over 2f out, led over 1f out, soon ridden, kept on well, won at Pontefract 6f 3yo mdn (5) gf in May beating Alive And Kicking (9-3) by 1l, 8 ran.
Pippa's Gift 33-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, lost place over 2f out, 10th of 11, 9l behind Mosaicist (9-6) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol.