Storm has shown no improvement for her slide down the weights and Lily Edge failed to cope with a 4lb rise last time having won here earlier. Opera Fan remains 6lb higher than when winning at Beverley in April while Isdaal is upped a grade after placing at Hamilton. With most of these looking thoroughly exposed, it could pay to concentrate on the handicap debutants with BY JUPITER, stepping up in trip and dropped in class, just preferred to Give Us A Reason.
Storm (IRE) 20-1 (8-5) Held up in rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, unable to get on terms, 5th of 8, 3 1/2l behind Gone Dutch (9-7) at Kempton 1m 3f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jun.
Grand Liaison 20-1 (9-3) Tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 6, 11l behind Minstrel Lad (8-4) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gs in May.
Lily Edge 8-1 (9-4) Tracked leaders, effort over 2f out, soon one pace, 4th of 10, 1 1/2l behind With Hindsight (8-1) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jun.
By Jupiter 7-1 (8-4) Raced wide held up in touch, ridden over 2f out, no impression, 5th of 6, 6l behind Bureau (8-9) at Pontefract 1m 2f flls hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Jun.
Opera Fan (FR) 5-1 (9-4) Led, ridden over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, soon lost 2nd, 4th and held when eased and dropped to 5th towards finish, 5th of 7, 3l behind Daydreamer (9-4) at Lingfield 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Jun.
Give Us A Reason 100-1 (9-4) Held up, ridden and struggling over 5f out, 8th of 10, 34l behind Arabian Revolution (8-12) at Lingfield 1m 3f mdn stks (5) gd in Jun.
Isdaal 11-2 (8-11) Held up towards rear, ridden and headway over 2f out, kept on to take 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner, 2nd of 7, 4l behind Operateur (9-5) at Hamilton 1m 4f app hcp 0-60 (6) gd in Jun.
Bella Varenna (IRE) 33-1 (8-9) In touch, ridden over 2f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 10, 10l behind Galactic Heroine (9-0) at Doncaster 1m 2f fll mdn stks (5) gf in Jun.
Three Choirs (IRE) 50-1 (8-9) Always in rear, 9th of 10, 21l behind Carrera (9-5) at Lingfield 1m hcp (6) gf in Jun.