CAST OF STARS could appreciate the return to the polytrack and with a decent claimer aboard, we reckon that at the prices he is worthy of interest having placed off similar marks in the past. Aphrodisia is well treated versus her turf form though a closer perusal at the formlines indicates the reason for the disparity. Green Wadi has a good draw to work from and appears to be in good heart at present. Charming Man makes a handicap debut having placed in maiden company. Crystal Celebre is in a similar position and on breeding this 1m4f should suit. Eseej needs no introduction to followers of the all-weather scene and at least the handicapper seems to be finally relenting having had him off marks in the 70's up until recently. Spensley seems best of the rest.
Aphrodisia 40-1 (9-1) Mid-division on outside, lost place when hampered over 2f out, 14th of 16, 16l behind The Fonz (9-5) at York 1m 4f hcp 0-100 (2) gd in Aug.
Crystal Celebre (IRE) 100-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders, lost place and dropped to last over 4f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, went 3rd 1f out, no chance with leading pair, 3rd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Music City (9-3) at Epsom Downs 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gd.
Green Wadi 7-1 (9-5) Steadied start, held up last, not clear run from 2f out, until switched right over 1f out, strong run to 2nd final 150 yards, not able to reach winner, 2nd of 14, 1 1/4l behind Home Advantage (9-3) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) pol.
Trachonitis (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Slowly away, in rear, effort and weakened 2f out, 8th of 10, 16l behind Powerful Melody (9-2) at Goodwood 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) sft.
Spensley (IRE) 7-1 (9-1) Slowly into stride, soon tracked leader until weakened over 2f out, 8th of 10, 9l behind Harlestone Times (8-11) at Goodwood 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) sft.
Charming Man 5-2 (8-13) Tracked clear leading pair, pushed along 3f out, plugged on same pace final 2f, just held on for 3rd, 3rd of 10, 7l behind Lajidaal (8-13) at Pontefract 1m 4f mdn stks (5) gf in Jul.
Gandalf 8-1 (9-1) Led, ridden over 2f out, no extra and lost 3rd place towards finish, 4th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Perception (9-7) at Kempton 2m hacp 0-70 (5) pol.
Aurora Sky (IRE) 3-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden to lead 2f out, held on well towards finish, won at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) pol beating Ateeb (9-12) by 1l, 10 ran.
Moscow Oznick 4-1 (9-1) Tracked leader, ridden to challenge over 1f out, stayed on to lead well inside final furlong, won at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Aug beating Matjar (9-10) by nk, 8 ran.
Eseej (USA) 9-1 (11-0) Led at strong pace, ridden and headed 3f out, weakened over 2f out, tailed off, 6th of 8, 33l behind Switched Off (10-8) at Goodwood 1m 3f am hcp (0-70) (4yo+) (5) gd.
Cast Of Stars (IRE) 12-1 (9-6) Took keen hold in 4th, pushed along 4f out, effort 3f out, driven and unable to quicken 2f out, weakened soon after, well behind and eased inside final furlong, last of 6, 19l behind Sidney Melbourne (9-9) at Sandown 1m 6f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Aug.
Marju King (IRE) 40-1 (9-4) Dwelt, behind, some late headway, never on terms, 7th of 13, 12l behind Sea Change (9-0) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Dynamic Drive (IRE) 25-1 (8-10) Always in rear, 9th of 11, 9l behind Dhaamer (9-6) at Sandown 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Peter Grimes (IRE) 12-1 (8-9) In touch, hard driven 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 11, 6l behind Foxtrot Charlie (8-8) at Kempton 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Sep '09.