BRIDGEHAMPTON improved dramatically for the considerable step-up in trip when winning with any amount in hand at Beverley and can defy a penalty here. He could be way ahead of the handicapper if that performance is taken literally and makes plenty of appeal. Za'Lan has been consistent on artificial surfaces and now moves to turf but it will be an excellent performance if he can concede weight to the selection. A bigger danger could be Like Clockwork, successful at Kempton last time when giving the clear impression that he'll improve with his racing. The dark horse is Roger Charlton's Tantamount who showed much more first time up this term behind Main Line at Wolverhampton and looks certain to come on a great deal for that run moving into handicaps for the first time. He's one to keep and eye on.
Torero 2-1 (9-7) Led 2f, remained prominent, under pressure over 3f out, soon weakened, hung right over 1f out, 4th of 5, 7l behind Run of The Day (8-2) at Southwell 1m 3f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) fbs.
Naseem Alyasmeen (IRE) 9-4 (8-7) Keen tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, pugged on same pace, 3rd of 5, 15l behind Ed De Gas (8-12) at Catterick 1m 4f con stks (3) sft in Apr.
Za'lan (USA) 11-4 (9-7) Restless in stalls, led early, tracked leader, quickened with leader 4f out, ridden and lost 2nd well over 1f out, hung left and no extra inside final furlong, 3rd of 4, 6l behind Gabrial's King (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Apr.
Arley Hall 9-1 (8-9) In touch, ridden over 2f out, kept on one pace, 7th of 12, 6l behind Bon Allumage (8-9) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn fll (5) pol in Apr.
Tantamount 5-1 (8-10) Hampered start, prominent, ridden over 2f out, edged right inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 4th of 11, 5l behind Main Line (8-13) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn auc stks (5) pol in Apr.
News Show 16-1 (8-9) In rear, headway over 3f out, soon no impression, 6th of 8, 9l behind Take Two (9-0) at Bath 1m 3yo stk 0-70 (5) gs.
Landown Littlerock 15-8fav (8-5) In touch, pushed along over 5f out, soon chasing leaders, ridden to lead over 3f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra, 2nd of 5, 1 1/4l behind Run of The Day (8-2) at Southwell 1m 3f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) fbs.
Like Clockwork 8-1 (9-3) In touch, headway over 1f out, led just inside final furlong, ran on, won at Kempton 1m 4f hcp 0-60 (6) pol beating Fleur De La Vie (9-5) by 1l, 12 ran.
Bridgehampton 3-1fav (8-13) In touch in mid-division, closed 3f out, led well over 1f out, ridden and ran on well to draw clear inside final furlong, won at Beverley 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gd beating Cheviot Quest (9-4) by 4l, 12 ran.
Our Ivor 9-1 (8-3) Steadied start, held up in rear, headway to press leaders over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 5th of 6, 28l behind Spanish Fork (9-2) at Nottingham 1m 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) sft.