RED AVALANCHE is given a massive drop in class today having campaigned in listed company in June and while it is a worry that he is put up for sale for just 6000 guineas, he really should be able to defeat these rivals today. Excelling is another to drop massively in the ratings though Peter Makin's representative has yet to prove that she has trained on. Avow has won over course-and-distance though is arguably better going the other way around. George Baker does well with his runners in plating grade so Avonvalley has to respected whilst Coolree Star has shown glimpses of ability though is yet to get off the mark on an artificial surface.
Avow (USA) 20-1 (9-4) Dwelt, soon in touch, pushed along halfway, ridden and stayed on same pace final furlong, 6th of 12, 6l behind Kinigi (9-2) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Watch Chain (IRE) 8-1 (8-12) Behind, headway over 1f out, soon under pressure and no impression, 5th of 8, 9l behind Dream Number (9-4) at Folkestone 6f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Aug.
Avonvalley 10-1 (9-0) Raced stands side, held up, merged with far side halfway, headway over 2f out, ridden and came back to stands side over 1f out, stayed on to go 4th close home, 4th of 15, 3 1/2l behind Bathwick Xaara (8-6) at Leicester 6f fll hcp (5) hvy.
Coolree Star (IRE) 22-1 (9-3) Chased leaders 3f, behind when hampered 2f out, last of 15, 18l behind Hatta Stream (9-2) at Warwick 6f hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Sep.
Gilderoy 14-1 (8-7) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, stayed on to go 3rd post, 3rd of 12, 1 1/4l behind Emiratesdotcom (9-8) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Kate Skate 8-1 (8-2) Slowly into stride, in rear, not clear run and switched left over 3f out, switched right and stayed on from over 1f out, never nearer, 4th of 9, 4l behind Starwatch (8-13) at Epsom Downs 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gs in Sep.
Red Avalanche (IRE) 25-1 (8-9) Mid-division, ridden 2f out, kept on, not troubled leaders, 8th of 16, 6l behind Humidor (9-5) at Ascot 5f app hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Excelling (IRE) 9-1 (8-4) Slowly in stride, always last, last of 6, 7l behind Six Diamonds (8-4) at Wolverhampton 5f clm stks (5) pol in Sep.