FOUR WINDS has joined Tom Dascombe after winning a claimer at Kempton. He remains well handicapped on his past form and may well go in again. Fluctuation pops up at this level on occasions and did so in a Wolverhampton seller last month while Khajaaly finished well ahead of Kimbali and Annes Rocket when second at the same track recently. Hornboy and Fever Few arrive badly out of sorts but Golden Desert has a shout with a repeat of his latest third at Kempton.
Hornboy 8-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders in 3rd, weakened 2f out, last of 6, 13l behind Flashlight (9-7) at Epsom Downs 7f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Aug.
Fever Few 16-1 (9-3) Tracked leader, ridden and every chance 2f out, weakened final furlong, last of 11, 14l behind Oh So Spicy (9-5) at Yarmouth 6f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Sep.
Golden Desert (IRE) 9-1 (9-6) Slowly away, in rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on to take 3rd place inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 1 1/4l behind First Class (9-1) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Sep.
Olympic Jule 50-1 (8-11) Close up, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 11th of 13, 12l behind Qanan (9-6) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Sep.
Annes Rocket (IRE) 8-1 (9-5) Took keen hold towards rear, headway over 1f out, plugged on inside final furlong, never going pace to reach leaders, 9th of 14, 7l behind Bowstar (9-6) at Kempton 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.
Four Winds 2-1fav (8-6) Pressed leader, led over 3f out, hung left on bend 3f out, clear but continued to hang badly left and ended on stands rail, pushed along and kept on well, won at Kempton 1m clm stks (6) pol in Sep beating Checkpoint (8-6) by 3l, 7 ran.
Jarrow (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Led, ridden 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 16, 10l behind Barista (9-4) at Leicester 7f app hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Avonmore Star 16-1 (9-7) Awkward start, held up, raced keenly, ridden over 2f out, well beaten over 1f out, 9th of 11, 12l behind Gung Ho Jack (8-13) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol.
The Mongoose 14-1 (8-7) Prominent, ridden over 1f out, weakened entering final furlong, 6th of 9, 13l behind Take A Note (9-7) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Sep.
Fluctuation (IRE) 10-1 (8-13) Soon outpaced and behind, ridden over 2f out ,kept on under pressure from over 1f out, never near leaders, 5th of 9, 15l behind Greyfriarschorista (9-7) at Southwell 1m hcp 0-75 (5) fbs.
Khajaaly (IRE) 7-2fav (9-1) Tracked leaders, ridden to chase leader over 2f out, led briefly inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Greensward (9-8) at Wolverhampton 7f clm stks (6) pol in Sep.
Kimbali (IRE) 6-1 (9-2) Led to post, dwelt in rear, headway halfway, ridden 2f out, stayed on, not reach leaders, 3rd of 10, 3 1/2l behind Greensward (9-8) at Wolverhampton 7f clm stks (6) pol in Sep.
Orders From Rome (IRE) 20-1 (9-6) Slowly into stride, took keen hold and soon racing wide in mid-division, headway and ridden 2f out, no impression final furlong, 11th of 14, 8l behind Bowstar (9-6) at Kempton 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol.
Maypole Joe (IRE) 12-1 (8-10) Led 1f, tracked leader, ridden and short of room over 2f out, kept on one pace, last of 4, 4l behind Hillbilly Boy (8-10) at Lingfield 1m 3yo clm stks (6) pol in Feb.