Instintula showed massive improvement at Bath in blinkers so it's a surprise that the headgear has been left off here. We'll take him on with Lingfield fourth EBONY ROC, who will be suited by this longer trip on breeding. Skating Over and London Skolar may do better now going handicapping but Running Bull's latest third came in a seller and none of the others have shown much so far.
Skating Over (USA) 66-1 (9-0) In touch, ridden 4f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 8, 13l behind Riposte (9-0) at Newmarket 1m 4f mdn fll stks (5) gd in May.
London Skolar 40-1 (8-4) In touch, ridden and weakened 3f out, 7th of 8, 25l behind Gabrial The Master (8-9) at Yarmouth 1m 2f mdn auc stks (6) gd in Apr.
Choral Prince (IRE) 28-1 (9-1) Prominent, ridden 3f out, hung right over 2f out, lost place 1f out, eased, 12th of 13, 8l behind Harry Bosch (9-2) at Windsor 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Indy Spirit (IRE) 66-1 (8-10) Led 2f, remained prominent, under pressure over 4f out, soon weakened, last of 8, well behind Butterfly Mcqueen (8-10) at Lingfield 1m 2f fll mdn stks (5) hvy in May.
Ebony Roc (IRE) 9-4 (9-0) Led, headed over 2f out, soon one pace, 4th of 10, 7l behind Topamichi (9-7) at Lingfield 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) sft in May.
Instinctual 10-1 (8-7) Held up behind, ridden and headway over 2f out, went 2nd 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong to lead towards finish, won at Bath 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Apr beating Winter Music (8-12) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Frederick Alfred 66-1 (9-5) Steadied start, held up last, went modest 5th over 3f out, never involved, 5th of 6, 16l behind Edwyn Ralph (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 2f 3yo mdn auc stks (6) pol in Feb.
Cherry Princess 100-1 (9-0) Mid-division on inside, outpaced over 3f out, behind and struggling after, 11th of 13, 17l behind Spicy Dal (9-0) at Windsor 1m fll mdn stks (5) gd in May.
Running Bull (IRE) 33-1 (8-12) Took keen hold, held up in rear, headway on outside over 2f out, ridden and edged left over 1f out, stayed on to modest 3rd final 100 yards, 3rd of 6, 6l behind Rancher (8-12) at Lingfield 1m 4f 3yo sell stks (6) pol in May.
Modern Society 100-1 (9-3) Prominent, led 8f out, headed 4f out, weakened over 2f out, 8th of 12, 24l behind Gioia Di Vita (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 2yo mdn auc stks (6) pol in Oct.