There's not much between these at the weights but a couple stand out on recent form. Restless Bay has finished a bit closer of late which suggests a return to winning ways in imminent but VICTORIAN BOUNTY makes more appeal. He won a claimer at Windsor in between a couple of starts in handicaps and can go in again back in this company. Gabrial's Gift is not badly treated though arrives out of sorts and Waabel has claims if on a going day. Frognal scored over 7f here last month while For Shia And Lula is another to consider dropped in class.
For Shia And Lula (IRE) 22-1 (9-5) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, went 3rd over 2f out, one pace inside final furlong, 4th of 12, 2 1/2l behind Mother Jones (8-12) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Gabrial's Gift (IRE) 8-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 8, 24l behind Haftohaf (8-13) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
Lexington Spirit (IRE) 7-1 (9-1) In rear, kept on from over 1f out, no impression, 5th of 7, 10l behind Johnny Cavagin (9-6) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Aug.
Victorian Bounty 9-1 (9-4) Held up mid-division, ridden inside final furlong, kept on, 5th of 12, 2 1/2l behind Diman Waters (8-13) at Wolverhampton 6f app hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Waabel 12-1 (8-12) Led, quickened over 3f out, headed inside final furlong, weakened quickly, last of 14, 4 1/2l behind Golden Desert (9-2) at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Nov.
Efistorm 8-1 (9-2) Behind, outpaced when switched wide entering straight, driven and kept on well on outside final furlong, nearest finish, 4th of 11, 2 1/2l behind Lucky Mark (8-13) at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.
Restless Bay (IRE) 9-2 (9-1) Slowly away in rear, headway over 2f out, kept on final furlong, not trouble leaders, 4th of 8, 2 3/4l behind Haftohaf (8-13) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
Wreningham 15-2 (9-3) Tracked leaders, hampered over 3f out on rail, ridden 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 7th of 12, 5l behind Aubrietia (9-5) at Nottingham 5f hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Oct.
Frognal (IRE) 9-2 (9-6) Mid-division, outpaced over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on under pressure final furlong, never troubled leaders, 6th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Lucky Mark (8-13) at Lingfield 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.
Waterloo Dock 20-1 (9-7) Disputed 2nd until halfway, soon ridden, weakened over 2f out, last of 5, 14l behind Prince Of Passion (9-7) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Aug.
Scrooby Doo 16-1 (9-7) Held up, ridden over 2f out, no impression, 8th of 10, 7l behind Elusive Bonus (8-12) at Ripon 5f 3yo sll hcp 0-65 (6) gs in Aug.
Thorpe Bay 25-1 (9-5) Hampered start, behind, hung right from halfway, never dangerous, 9th of 11, 24l behind Demora (9-2) at Nottingham 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jun.