A modest affair and top weight GALIOTTO heads the short-list having finished a close-up fourth over C&D off this mark on his latest outing, just behind runner-up Talbot Green. The latter was only sixth at Wolverhampton next time and is a pound worse off with his old rival now. Oneiric was beaten in a seller here on Tuesday and, like Darsan, has his stamina to prove over this trip while it's difficult to make a case for Il Portico and Lady Valtas.
Galiotto (IRE) 13-2 (9-9) In touch in 5th, pushed along 5f out, driven and outpaced inside final 3f, stayed on again to 4th inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, 4th of 11, 2 1/4l behind Six Of Clubs (9-7) at Lingfield 2m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Talbot Green 7-2 (9-3) Tracked leader, led halfway, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 7l behind Cloudy Start (9-3) at Wolverhampton 2m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Apr.
Oneiric 9-1 (8-6) Tracked leading pair, pushed along over 3f out, stayed on to 2nd inside final furlong, one pace, 2nd of 5, 1l behind Eagle Nebula (9-8) at Lingfield 1m 4f sell stks (6) pol.
Darsan (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Raced wide held up, effort 3f out, ridden and kept on same pace final furlong, 6th of 13, 7l behind Lord Of The Storm (8-8) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) sft in Apr.
Il Portico 5-1 (9-1) Mid-division, progress to track leaders 7f out, ridden to chase leader over 3f out, led over 2f out, headed entering final furlong, no extra, 4th of 12, 6l behind Straversjoy (8-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Sep '10.
Lady Valtas 80-1 (8-5) Reared start, very slowly away, soon ridden along, behind final 3f, last of 10, 35l behind Larkrise Star (9-9) at Yarmouth 1m hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Sep.